Bruce M. Buck
is a founding managing partner of the London
office of U.S. law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
, Columbia University
, Colgate University
1967). He is also Chairman of Chelsea Football Club
. His practice areas are European mergers & acquisitions, project finance and capital markets work.
Bruce Buck has been practicing law
since 1983. He left New York
in 1983 for a “standard tour of duty” of two or three years with his previous law firm White & Case
. Five years later he was headhunted by M&A
specialists Skadden Arps to develop the firm's European practice from scratch. He has stayed on ever since.As the partner in charge of Skadden's European offices, his work includes a broad range of transactions in the capital markets area. Buck represents both European and non-European clients in a full range of cross border financing transactions, generally in connection with equity offerings or high-yield and other debt
Buck’s involvement with Chelsea
began through his position as European head of the American law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Skadden Arps specialises in mergers, acquisitions and capital market transactions, and Buck had personally done legal work on a number of acquisitions for the Russian
company Siberian Oil (Sibneft
), through which he came to advise Russian billionaire Roman......