Tarun K. Patel


  • LPC, Distinction, BPP Law School, 2011
  • GDL, Distinction, BPP Law School, 2010
  • BA (English Literature with Spanish), First Class with Honours, University of York, 2009


  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2013
  • English
  • Spanish

Tarun K. Patel


Tarun Patel is an associate in the private equity transactions group of Ropes & Gray's London office.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Tarun trained at one of the UK's leading “Magic Circle” law firms and also practiced for three years at another major international law firm based in the UK.

Tarun has a broad range of experience advising both private and public companies on various deal types including mergers and acquisitions, secondary buyouts, venture capital, initial public offerings and joint ventures.


  • Acting for Baring Private Equity Asia on the US$1 billion+ acquisition of Lumenis, the Israeli-headquartered global leader in the field of minimally-invasive clinical solutions for the aesthetic, surgical and ophthalmology specialties
  • Acting for Arsenal Capital Partners on the acquisition of BresMed, a UK headquartered health economics and outcomes research consultancy providing health economic solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry
  • Acting forSilverfleet Capital on:
    • the acquisition of Riviera Travel, a leading specialist holiday operator of European escorted tours and cruises
    • the acquisition of CARE Fertility, the UK’s leading fertility services provider
    • the acquisition of BOA CoreDux, a leading European house and subsystem designer and manufacturer
  • Acting for Avista Capital on the sale of Trimb Healthcare, a leading consumer health care company based in Stockholm, for SEK 3.4 billion 
  • Acting for Kohlberg & Company on the acquisition by its portfolio company US Risk Insurance Group, of MGB Insurance Brokers, a UK Lloyd’s broker specialising in arranging financial and professional insurance
  • Acting for Duke Street Capital on the acquisition of Great Rail Journeys, the world’s leading provider of escorted rail journeys
  • Acting for Intermediate Capital Group on its US$5.3 billion consortium buyout of Visma, Europe's largest ever software buyout
  • Acting for Pulsant on its acquisition of LayerV, a specialist public cloud solution integration company 

Notable private equity transactions in which Tarun has been involved prior to joining Ropes & Gray include:

  • Acting for Inflexion Private Equity and management on the sale of Jack Wills, the British heritage inspired clothing brand
  • Acting for PEAK6 Investments on its partial acquisition of Bournemouth F.C., a Premier League football club
  • Acting for Piper Private Equity and management on the sale of The Rug Company, a leading global brand in contemporary designer rugs
  • Acting for management on the sale of Talon Outdoor, the UK’s only independent out of home media specialist
  • Acting for Auctus Industries and management on the secondary buyout of Shimtech Industries, a supplier of precision-engineered components for the aerospace sector
  • Acting for management on the sale of The Cotswold Company, one of the UK’s largest online furniture retailers 
  • Acting for Endless LLP on the buyout of The Book People, a UK discount bookseller


  • Quoted, “Match Makers,” Real Deals (January 9, 2020)


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  • LPC, Distinction, BPP Law School, 2011
  • GDL, Distinction, BPP Law School, 2010
  • BA (English Literature with Spanish), First Class with Honours, University of York, 2009
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