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Edward Braham


Corporate and M&A

A 'class act' who is 'very business-oriented and very strategic'.

Chambers Europe 2015

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About Edward Braham

Edward Braham, the firm's former senior partner, has a well-earned reputation for innovative thinking. Whether it is a cross border transaction or managing business risk, he provides clients with the confidence to act decisively. Edward brings many years’ experience to domestic and cross-border, public and private M&A, including private equity and infrastructure transactions.

Edward advises clients in a wide range of industries and countries enabling them to be successful and embrace the opportunities that they are presented with. He has been involved in many landmark transactions, including the competitive take-private of a retail business through a scheme of arrangement that changed the way takeovers are done. His boldness, experience, and knowledge enable clients to deliver their strategies.

Recent work

  • Advising Formula One Group, together with its shareholders including CVC Capital Partners on the $8bn sale of F1 to Liberty Media Corporation
  • Advising Softbank Group on its $24bn acquisition of ARM Holdings.
  • Advising Betfair Group on its merger with Paddy Power.


  • Edward completed his legal education at Worcester College, Oxford University (BA (Oxon) 1983, BCL 1984 (Vinerian Scholar).