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Davin Basi


Davin is an Associate who advises both private and public sector clients on commercial, technology and outsourcing contracts on a national and international basis, across a variety of sectors.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Advising a government department on the re-procurement of critical inbound and outbound call centre services, including negotiating and settling contracts with two suppliers (with an estimated combined value of GBP £460m).
  • Acting on a behalf of a British telecommunications company in respect of the negotiation of a framework agreement for the purchase of global video carrier services.
  • Advising a large domestic LPG supplier on the renewal of its LPG gas supply agreement with a multinational industrial gas company.
  • Assisting with a proposed Initial Public Offering on the London Stock Exchange, worth approximately GBP £750m, including (among other things) verification of investor-facing materials, undertaking corporate due diligence, and preparing and negotiating the registration documents and prospectus.
  • Leading and coordinating a large pan-European team to undertake time-sensitive due diligence on a NASDAQ-listed client's circa USD $113m takeover of an ASX-listed intelligent transport solutions provider.
  • Advising a highly-curated social media platform operator on the (share-for-share) circa USD $30m acquisition of a US-based global celebrity engagement platform provider.
  • Languages
    • English
    • University of Sheffield, Legal Practice Course (LPC), Distinction, 2018

    • University of York, LLB Law (Hons), First Class, 2017

    Prior Experience

    Davin qualified into DLA Piper's Corporate practice in August 2020, focusing primarily on merger and acquisitions and equity capital markets, before transitioning to the Intellectual Property & Technology team in October 2021.