Overview

Alastair Dolman is a senior associate in the Corporate & Securities practice of the London office. Prior to joining Mayer Brown in January 2018, he was an associate in the corporate and private investment funds team of a large international law firm. 

Alastair advises on a broad range of corporate and investment transactions, both nationally and internationally, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investment funds, secondary transactions, co-investments, reorganisations and general commercial matters.

Spoken Languages

  • English

Experience

Investment Funds & Joint Ventures

  • Advised a real estate investment manager on the setup of a £105 million private investment fund investing into UK commercial real estate.* 
  • Advised an institutional investor on the setup of a £100 million+ joint venture investing into specialised supporting housing.*
  • Advised various UK pension scheme trustees, other institutional investors and private funds on a range of investments into pooled fund vehicles (both private and listed), including debt, infrastructure and real estate funds, totalling in excess of £1 billion.
  • Advised a number of institutional investors on secondary transactions (both buy-side and sell-side).
  • Advised an institutional investor on the restructuring of an existing logistics joint venture platform including advising on a further investment of circa €125 million. 
  • Advised a Japanese institutional investor on its acquisition of a 50% stake in a corporate vehicle holding a re-development asset in central London, together with advising on the terms of the resulting joint venture. 
  • Advised a social care provider on a joint venture with a private equity fund to acquire and develop a portfolio of specialist care homes in the UK.
  • Advised First Base Limited on the establishment of a real estate development joint venture with a private equity investor.
  • Advised a management team on a carried interest incentive arrangement and provided subsequent advice to management on a further fund raise.*

M&A

  • Advised KD Group on the sale of its insurance company, Adriatic Slovenica, to Italian insurance group Generali for €245 million. 
  • Advised First Base Limited, Macquarie Capital and Chelsfield Properties Limited on the disposal of The Silvertown Partnership LLP to a joint venture established by Lendlease and Starwood Capital. The Silvertown Partnership LLP holds the development rights for the restoration of the historic Millennium Mills site in London.
  • Advised Gaw Capital Partners on multiple corporate acquisitions/disposals including the disposal of Waterside House, London, the global headquarters of Marks & Spencer Plc.
  • Advised a UK real estate fund on multiple corporate acquisitions and disposals, including the acquisition of a portfolio of logistics developments held via an off-shore holding company for £105 million.
  • Advised an institutional investor on the circa £95 million disposal of all the issued units in a Jersey property unit trust holding central London real estate.*  
  • Advised Shearwater Group Plc on its acquisition of GeoLang Holdings, a data loss protection specialist. 
  • Advised The British Land Company Plc on its buy-out of an existing joint venture partner.
  • Advised a social housing REIT on multiple corporate real estate acquisitions totalling circa £70m.*
  • Advised an owner managed business on the £20 million disposal of a 50% stake in a UK telematics company.*
  • Advised the shareholders of a bulk gas LPG supplier on a £15 million disposal.* 

*Denotes experience gained prior to joining Mayer Brown International LLP. 


Education

BPP Law School, LPC

University of Sheffield, LLB

Admissions

  • England and Wales