Skip to main content

Profile hero

Profile details

About Yoel Gordon

Yoel is a corporate associate in our global transactions group in London, specialising in advising clients on cross-border M&A transactions and general corporate and listed company matters.

During his time with Freshfields, Yoel has spent time on secondment to the M&A legal team at a leading international defence company. 

Recent work

Yoel's recent experience includes advising:

  • London Stock Exchange Group on its 10-year strategic partnership with Microsoft.
  • London Stock Exchange Group on its £750m share buyback programme.
  • Rentokil Initial on its $6.7bn acquisition of Terminix. 
  • Novartis on the acquisition by Sandoz of GSK's cephalosporin antibiotics business.
  • Cazoo on its $7bn de-SPAC and US listing and various strategic bolt-on acquisitions.
  • AstraZeneca on UK elements of its $39bn acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals.


University education

  • University of Birmingham (LL.B, First Class Honours)
  • BPP University Law School (Legal Practice Course, Distinction)

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales