Nick Heap is a corporate finance lawyer who advises clients on a broad array of corporate transactions, with particular focus on equity capital markets. He offers counseling on initial public offerings (IPOs), fundraisings and takeovers, as well as private mergers and acquisitions.
Nick’s clients include listed companies, investment banks and brokers. He is particularly skilled in the energy, natural resources, life sciences and health care sectors. His work for clients within those sectors includes advising them on their IPOs, secondary fundraisings, corporate or asset acquisitions and disposals, corporate reorganisations and public takeover bids and defences. Nick is a technically strong lawyer and seeks to find practical and commercial solutions for his clients.
Nick is recognized in The Legal 500 U.K. in the areas of Equity Capital Markets: Small-Mid Cap, Mining and Minerals, and Oil and Gas, with one client describing him as ‘a first class lawyer who combines a sharp legal mind and knowledge of the law with an engaging personality and commitment to the client. I have no hesitation in recommending him to corporates.’
Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Nick served as a legal director in the London office of a leading international law firm. He has additional past experience as a director and solicitor at other large international law firms, as well as in the role of trainee accountant for a leading international audit, tax and advisory firm.
- College of Law (LPC, 2000)
- Common Practice Examination
- England and Wales
- Law Society of England and Wales (2002-present)
- The Legal 500 U.K., Equity Capital Markets, Small-Mid Cap, Oil and Gas (2019-present)