Shervin Shameli

Partner


Shervin heads up MJ Hudson’s private funds team. Shervin has particular experience advising fund managers on the establishment, structuring and operation of UK and international investment funds, co-investment funds and carried interest arrangements. Shervin also has extensive experience advising institutional investors making investments into and co-investments alongside private investment funds.

Shervin is a recommended lawyer within the ‘Investment fund formation and management – Private funds’  section of The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017 editorial and has been recognised as showing ‘a great understanding of what a private funds client needs in a law firm and has a key role in getting difficult fundraisings across the line’.


Experience

Prior to joining MJ Hudson, Shervin was an Associate in the investment funds teams at Proskauer Rose and King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin), having trained with and qualified at SJ Berwin. Shervin has also completed secondments with several institutional investors, namely Universities Superannuation Scheme and the European Investment Fund.


Education and Qualifications

  • Law BA, University of Leicester
  • Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School
  • Solicitor (England and Wales)

Recent Engagements

  • Advising Volpi Capital LLP on the establishment of Volpi Capital Investments L.P., a UK-based fund to invest in European based information and tech-enabled services companies, which reached its hard cap of €185m, and associated co-investment funds.
  • Advising Maven Capital Partners on the establishment of Maven UK Regional Buyout Fund, its £100m debut buyout fund.
  • Advising a UK-based infrastructure fund manager on the formation of a $750m target infrastructure fund with a focus on investment in solar energy.
  • Advising Endless LLP on the establishment of Enact II, a fund focussed on investing in UK SMEs.
  • Advising Octopus Investments on the raising of its first institutional investor fund, which closed with total commitments of $140m.
  • Advising Kindred Capital in relation to its first venture capital fund, a Luxembourg-based fund with commitments of £80m.
  • Advising a range of institutional investors, including ICG Alternative Investment Limited, Adams Street Partners, Hayfin Capital Management, Unigestion and Schroder Adveq on their primary commitments to and co-investments alongside international investment funds.

Interests

Shervin enjoys following football and rugby, and has recently taken up playing golf (although has lots of room for improvement!).