Hamid Yunis - McDermott Will & Emery


Hamid Yunis advises clients on complex areas of transactional law (M&A, Investments, Private Equity, Major Projects and Corporate Finance) predominantly within the health industry and on infrastructure transactions. He has substantial global experience in innovative structures for complex joint ventures, public-private partnerships and funding arrangements. Hamid’s global client base includes health care providers, medical products manufacturers and organizations establishing “medical cities”, along with non-health clients where he advises on infrastructure projects and major projects. Hamid also has a particular interest in advising Sovereign Wealth Funds on their investments and other transactions.

Hamid joined McDermott from a leading international law firm based in London where he spent over 14 years and was head of the firm’s Health Care Group.


  • Advised Varian Medical Systems on a number of transactions in the UK, Europe and Asia. Some of these were structured as PPP arrangements. In particular, Hamid acted for Varian on the negotiation and financial close of the contract relating to the major supply of proton beam therapy equipment and the supply of associated maintenance services in the UK (UCLH and The Christie)
  • Advised C&C Alpha Group on various investor funding rounds and on the sale of London International Hospital
  • Acted for Johns Hopkins Medical International on the establishment of a Joint Venture in China for a number of clinics

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  • The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, Healthcare Law, 2023 – 2025
  • The Legal 500 UK, Recommended, 20222024
  • Chambers UK, Healthcare: Corporate/Commercial, 2022 – 2024
  • The Lawyer, Hot 100, 2023
  • Who’s Who Legal, Healthcare, 2021
  • Chambers UK, Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance), 2021
  • Chambers Europe, UK: Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance), 2020
  • Chambers Global, UK: Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance), 2018


  • Law Society of England and Wales


College of Law Chester, 1986
LLB, (Hons), 1985

England and Wales