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.


  • 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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  • Who’s Who Legal: Healthcare 2021
  • Chambers UK 2022, Healthcare: Corporate/Commercial
  • Chambers UK 2021, Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance)
  • The Legal 500 UK 2022, Recommended in Healthcare & Life Sciences and Emerging Markets
  • Chambers Global 2018, UK, Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance)
  • Chambers Europe 2020, UK Banking & Finance (Islamic Finance)


  • Law Society of England and Wales


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

England and Wales

Hamid Yunis

Insights & Events / Media

London, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / September 20-22, 2021

Two Day Virtual Event / McDermott Event / June 23-24, 2021

Webinar / Sponsored Events / May 20, 201

Resource Centers / 2021

Special Report / February 2021

Special Report / February 2021

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / November 19, 2020

Webinar / McDermott Event / June 25, 2020

International News / May 2020

Special Report / March 10, 2020

Special Report / February 2020

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