Oliver Gray


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Oliver is an Associate in the Corporate group in London.

Since joining Watson Farley & Williams in 2014, Oliver has worked in the firm’s London and Bangkok offices.

Experience Open

    Oliver’s experience includes advising:
    • Singapore-based RCMA Group on its agreement to sell its rubber trading and distribution business in Europe, the United States, Singapore and Thailand to SGX-listed Halcyon Agri Corporation Ltd.
    • SMT Holding SA on its acquisition through a new UK subsidiary, Services Machinery & Trucks Ltd, of Volvo Construction Equipment’s GB dealership, including all distribution rights for Volvo-branded construction equipment machines, parts and aftersales, its Cambridgeshire headquarters and most of its other assets, as well as the transfer of all its UK employees.
    • Frasers Hospitality UK Holdings Ltd on the acquisition of Malmaison Hotel du Vin hotel group from private equity firm KSL Capital Partners, LLC, for a consideration of £363.4m.
    • MEAG MUNICH ERGO Asset Management on its acquisition, alongside Munich RE, of three UK PV projects with a total capacity of up to 28 MW.
    • Chandris Hotels on the conversion of the Metropolitan Athens to the Marriott Group.
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc in the provision of a post-construction refinancing for a portfolio of 16 solar projects.
    • Oaktree Capital Management on due diligence and negotiating the acquisition of shares in Torm A/S in connection with the restructuring of Torm’s equity and debt as part of a scheme of arrangement.
    • Bayerische Landesbank on a post-construction financing of several operational UK photovoltaic sites where Hanwha Q Cells is the developer.

Education Open

  • Durham University, Masters in International Commercial Law and Trade (LLM) (Distinction)
  • The University of Law, LPC (Distinction)
  • Newcastle University, Bachelor’s Degree, Law (LLB) (First Class Honours)


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