Rob heads our Corporate team.
He has considerable experience and expertise advising on merger & acquisition work, private equity and venture capital investments, other corporate matters and banking & finance matters.
Over a number of years Rob has also developed a special interest in the education sector, undertaking acquisitions, disposals and strategic reviews for clients who operate in and investors (both domestic and overseas) who wish to invest into the UK education sector.
Rob understands the issues which affect clients in the sector and has written numerous articles on various topics, speaks and hosts seminars for for-profit education operators. He is a trusted and well-respected adviser to the sector and will be very happy to speak with you on a no-obligations basis. The work undertaken in the sector has been recognised through regular legal category nominations for the annual Education Investor Awards.
Rob is noted as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 and a Ranked Individual (Band 3) in Chambers and Partners. He is described as "thorough and approachable".
An investor has said: "We are very grateful to Rob and his team for their excellent work on this project. They were extremely responsive and diligent. We would not hesitate to engage them in future projects."
"Robert combines a strategic and commercial perspective with closely reasoned drafting and negotiation skills." Chambers 2020
"He gives pragmatic and realistic advice." - Chambers & Partners 2021
"He is attentive, understanding, patient and empathetic." - Chambers & Partners 2021
"Rob Collier is well networked, unassuming yet sharp, and efficient in all that he does." - Legal 500 2021
Outside the law Rob is a committed father of three, a DIY amateur, and a lifelong supporter of Leicester Tigers RFC and Leicester City FC.