The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2011
Robert Ogilvy Watson
Partner, Ashurst Hong Kong;
Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales;
Solicitor, Law Society of Hong Kong
Robert Ogilvy Watson became a partner with the international law firm Ashurst in May 2001 and has practised as solicitor specialising in corporate and commercial law since November 1993. Robert specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and securities transactions, including IPOs and secondary offerings. Robert was Secretary to the UK Takeover Panel from 2002 to 2004 and has particular expertise in acting for investment banks and public companies on public M&A. Robert has lectured regularly at international investment banks on legal topics and internally at Ashurst as a presenter on its internal training programme for solicitors.