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About Bradley Tapper

Bradley is an associate in our Global Transactions group and a member of the firm’s financial institutions team.

Bradley advises a variety of private and public companies (typically regulated financial services institutions) on a broad range of corporate, commercial and governance issues in a transactional, contentious and advisory context. During his time at Freshfields, Bradley has spent time on secondment to the firm’s Abu Dhabi office.

Recent work

  • Advising RiverStone on its acquisition of Catalina Insurance Ireland, a Dublin-headquartered insurance company
  • Advising MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company on the joint offer by MSC and Remgro to acquire Mediclinic International plc
  • Advising JPMorgan on its strategic investment in Viva Wallet, a leading European cloud-based payments fintech company
  • Advising FTSE 100 company on the strategic divestment of certain non-core businesses
  • Advising RiverStone on its acquisition of the Maltese business of Argo Group
  • Advising Tesco Bank on its buyout of the Tesco Underwriting joint venture from Ageas
  • Advising London Stock Exchange Group plc on its minority investment in UK fintech start-up Nivaura
  • Advising Cognizant on its acquisition of MeritSoft, a founder-led market leading fintech software supplier to financial institutions
  • Advising a number of UK financial institutions on their Brexit strategies



  • BPP University - Accelerated Legal Practice Course (2017)
  • Downing College - University of Cambridge, MA (Cantab) in Law (2016)

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales (2019)