Overview


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 is the partner-in-charge of the Firm’s UK Health Care Practice. He 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.

Hamid is managing partner for the Firm’s London office.

Results


  • 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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Recognitions


  • Who’s Who Legal: Healthcare 2020
  • Chambers UK 2019, Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance)
  • Legal 500 UK 2018/2019, recommended in Healthcare
  • Chambers Global 2018, UK, Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance)
  • Chambers Europe 2018, UK Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance)

Community


  • Law Society of England and Wales

Credentials


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

Admissions
England and Wales

Hamid Yunis

Insights & Events / Media

Healthcare Markets International / October 2019

London, United Kingdom / McDermott Event / September 26, 2019

United Kingdom / Special Report / March 25, 2019

London, United Kingdom / McDermott Event / October 4, 2018

International News / Fall 2018

Pharma Boardroom / September 7, 2017

London, United Kingdom / McDermott Event / June 28, 2017

San Francisco, California / McDermott Event / January 10, 2017

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