Professional ExperienceAdmitted to the Law society of England 1997
Dino has wide experience of advising on public and private mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions and restructurings.
He has particular experience of public takeovers, having acted for bidders and targets on multiple deals.
Dino was recommended by Legal 500 2004 for upper mid-market and premium M&A deals and by Chambers 2008 for high-end M&A deals.
Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1997
LLB, Law & Politics, University of Birmingham, 1994
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