Gideon Akatch

Gideon is a strategic thinker and clear communicator who enjoys building relationships with his clients and getting to know their business. He is a strong advocate and is skilled at providing bespoke legal solutions to his clients problems. He has a diverse experience practicing in all areas of corporate and commercial law, including corporate finance and property law. He advises clients ranging from high net worth individuals to financial institutions, investment banks, multinationals and private equity funds on business transactions & advisory, mergers and acquisitions (including due diligence), IPOs & other security offerings, private equity and venture capital investments/exits, joint ventures, strategic collaborations and corporate structuring &reorganisation. He is also involved in the drafting and negotiation of the related legal documentation. 

He is highly regarded for the pragmatic advice to clients and, in particular, he advises on licencing requirements for entry firms and regulatory requirements for established firms in the telecommunications and technology industry. He supports his clients in contractual & online commerce issues, guides them in privacy user rights and data protection and works relentlessly to protect their investments by advising them on the protection of their Intellectual Property. 

His holistic approach has successfully guided many clients through boardroom and partnership issues and complex commercial disputes earning him a reputation for making things happen”. His clients recognize his responsiveness, on-point advice and commercial mind-set.

Some of the matters Gideon has handled include:

Away from the office, Gideon is a sports enthusiast who enjoys the great outdoors and the company of a good book.