Sam Whittaker advises on the full spectrum of funds work, including the structuring and establishment of funds, fund restructuring (contentious and non-contentious), advice to potential investors in funds and advice about structured products.

Sam also advises on most types of investment funds, including debt funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, venture capital funds and structured products.

Sam's experience is truly global, having advised clients based in jurisdictions throughout the world including the Cayman Islands, France, Jersey, Hong Kong, the Middle East, Russia, Shanghai, Singapore, the UK and the USA. He has also spent time on secondment in the Luxembourg office of DLA Piper.

Sam has a broad range of experience advising sponsors about the establishment and restructuring of investment funds, club deals and joint ventures ranging from GBP20 million to GBP500 million in size.

Sam has particular experience in advising institutional investors about their fund investment programmes and he has advised on some of the most bespoke and innovative investment fund products in the market today.

His institutional investor clients include fund managers, insurance companies, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and venture capital businesses as well as other market participants.