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Alex Tamlyn

Head of Capital Markets EMEA
Chair Boardroom Counsel

Alex Tamlyn has over 30 years of experience advising clients on corporate finance, UK and international securities offerings, Class 1 acquisitions and disposals, schemes of arrangement, corporate governance and securities regulation, directors' duties and shareholder disputes.

Alex is Head of DLA Piper's EMEA Capital Markets practice, and is Chair Boardroom Counsel which launched in February 2019 and which is designed to support the lifecycle of boardroom needs. It promotes the quality and resilience of board decisions, helps manage risk, enhances reputation and drives value creation within a legal and regulatory context.

In July 2018, Alex became a non-executive director of London main market listed British & American Investment Trust plc. Moreover, he serves as Chair of the Primary Markets Group of the London Stock Exchange – a body of senior representatives of issuers, investment banks, investors, law firms and accountants and the LSE who regularly meet to explore issues affecting the LSE's Primary Markets. This provides DLA Piper with a unique insight into current and impending capital markets rules, regulations and policy.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • University of Wales, LLB (Hons)


  • Legal 500 recommends Alex in both their Equity Capital Markets categories (Small-Mid Cap and Mid-Large Cap).

Memberships And Affiliations

  • The Law Society
  • Lincoln's Inn
  • Member of the London Stock Exchange Primary Markets Group