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. He has substantial experience in innovative structures for complex joint-ventures, public-private partnerships and funding arrangements. Hamid has a significant background in corporate, funds, major projects and infrastructure transactions both in a UK domestic and international context. His experience spans Europe, the Middle East, Asia (in particular, the sub-continent, the ASEAN region, China and Japan) and Africa. Hamid’s global client base includes health care providers, medical products manufacturers and organizations establishing “medical cities”, along with non-health oriented clients whom he advises on transactions involving infrastructure projects and project finance. Hamid also has a particular interest in advising Sovereign Wealth Funds on their investments and other transactions.
Hamid is managing partner for the Firm’s London office.
Hamid is the partner-in-charge of the Firm’s UK Health Care Practice. 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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