Partner, Corporate Finance
John has over 30 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity investments, corporate finance and shareholder activism. John has represented some of Europe’s largest companies, multinationals, international investors, financial sponsors and entrepreneurs.
He is named as leading corporate lawyer in the Chambers Guide to the legal profession and is also recommended as a leading M&A lawyer in PLC’s Which Lawyer?.
“Clients appreciate his “commitment, commerciality and expertise”.” (Chambers UK)
“John Bennett stood out on the deal with good follow up, hard work and good advice; both the legal and business aspects. He was always available to discuss what we needed to, and to help us over some of the trickier questions; without letting his pride or ego get in the way of getting the deal; done.” (Client Testimonial)
“John Bennett was very good at providing concise advice and focusing on the areas that were important without getting bogged down with the issues that were relatively minor.” (Client Testimonial)
“John in particular was excellent. John added a lot of value in terms of the way he thought through some of the commercial issues that arose.” (Client Testimonial)
“I think that John Bennett is an outstanding corporate lawyer, but beyond that BLP, seem to have a habit of attracting very capable, very smart and very committed lawyers as associates.” (Client Testimonial)
“The team at BLP, under John Bennett’s leadership, were smart, committed and consistent. Throughout the whole transaction they were very consistent with their advice about what we should do, what we should accept and what we should not accept from the other side, and I think that was really good.” (Client Testimonial)
“John Bennett and his team were phenomenal and turned things around very quickly and diligently, they provided a very strong and supportive service.” (Client Testimonial)
“John had a very good grasp of what we were trying to achieve, made some good suggestions and helped guide the process.” (Client Testimonial)