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Nicholas Kuria

Counsel

Nicholas Kuria is Counsel in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands.

His practice includes many aspects of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements and corporate governance.

Nicholas advises a range of clients with a particular focus on the technology, media and telecommunications, financial services and insurance sectors. He has spent time on secondment with the mergers and acquisitions team of British Telecommunications plc in London, UK.

He acts for public and private companies, insurers, brokers and financial institutions and has worked with infrastructure funds in relation to the funding of digital telecommunications companies in the UK. Nicholas also acts on cross-border transactions, both in mergers and acquisitions as well as joint ventures, in a variety of industry sectors.

Experience Highlights

  • Advised on the acquisition by HP Inc. of Samsung’s global printer business for US$1 billion.
  • Advised on the joint venture between Zuffa LLC and a consortium of investors including Mubadala in relation to the expansion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in Eastern Europe.
  • Advised Apollo Global Management, LLC on its acquisition of Phoenix Services, LLC.
  • Advised Aviva Investors on its equity investment in TrueSpeed Communications Limited.
  • Advised SAB Finance on its acquisition of FCM Bank Limited.

Professional Background

  • Senior Associate, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, London
  • Associate, Slaughter and May, London
  • Secondee, British Telecommunications plc

Education

  • Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course, 2005
  • Nottingham Law School, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2004
  • University of Reading, BSc, International Securities, Investment and Banking, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2007

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2020 edition of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial)

Corporate Digest: Notable Deals and Transactions – Autumn 2019

Corporate Digest: Notable Deals and Transactions – Spring 2019

Heads of terms and entire agreement clauses, ICSA Governance and Compliance journal, July 2014.

Area(s) of Expertise