• Biography

    Tom Ferns is a partner and head of the Corporate Practice Group in the London office of Haynes and Boone. Tom's clients include public and private companies, corporate finance houses, financial advisers, sponsors, nominated advisers, brokers, owner managers and entrepreneurs.

    His practice includes advising on: mergers and acquisitions (buy side and sell side; public and private); pre-IPO fundraisings, IPOs and securities issues (acting for both issuers and brokers); private equity, venture capital and debt-backed transactions; investments (acting for both companies and investors); joint venture and shareholder structures and arrangements; and corporate governance including advising on the Takeover Code, the Prospectus Rules, the Listing Rules, the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the AIM Rules and general corporate law.

    Tom has been featured in Chambers UK 2019, Chambers & Partners, as a Recognised Practitioner in the Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market practice area.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • LL.B. (Hons.), King's College London, 1991
    • Law Society Finals, The College of Law, 1993
  • Admissions

    • England and Wales, 1995