David Baylis


International Head of Private Equity, Norton Rose LLP


David Baylis is a corporate lawyer based in London. He is International Head of Private Equity at Norton Rose and specialises in private equity, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.  David is consulting editor of Butterworths’ The Law and Practice of Shareholders’ Agreements.

David studied at Downing College, University of Cambridge. He is a former member of the Legal & Technical Committee of the British Venture Capital Association where he regularly speaks. David was also an advisory board member of Loughborough University Business School and is currently an advisory board member and a legal and technical council member of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.

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Downing College, Cambridge University