Robert Lyons

Partner in Business & Corporate

Robert is an experienced corporate lawyer advising on domestic and cross-border public and private mergers & acquisitions, IPOs and secondary offerings on public markets, particularly AIM, as well as private equity and venture capital fund raises, joint ventures and other strategic alliances. Robert also frequently advises on the challenges facing growth companies.

Robert has acted for a range of clients, from large multi-national corporates, global investment banks, fund managers and investment companies to corporate finance boutiques and owner managed businesses. These clients have come from a range of sectors, including technology, life sciences, renewables and clean energy/clean tech, waste, financial services, branded goods, agricultural and construction equipment, property and telecoms.


  • Advising a US buyer on the share for share acquisition of a UK technology company
  • Advising an AIM company on a private placement to raise funding for working capital and future acquisition opportunities
  • Advising a serial entrepreneur on a series of highly structured and bespoke acquisitions
  • Advising a major airline carrier on the disposal of one of its UK subsidiaries
  • Advising an AIM company on its court approved reduction of share capital

Robert’s updates

A hard Brexit, its impact and how to prepare for it

September 14, 2020

Covid-19: Steps that directors should consider in fulfilling their duties

March 30, 2020

Excello welcomes London-based business and corporate specialist Robert Lyons

December 04, 2018