Anthony Golding is an attorney in Holland & Knight's London office. Mr. Golding focuses his practice on corporate, finance and energy law.

Mr. Golding's experience includes negotiations, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), dispositions, private and public equity, debt finance, spin-offs and initial public offerings (IPOs) for major companies in a variety of industries. He also advises energy and insurance clients on employment contracts and termination, and counsels clients regarding United Kingdom (U.K.) aspects of international corporate restructuring.

Representative Experience

  • Played a leading role in the restructuring and $1 billion disposal of a large U.K. independent oil and gas company's assets, handling and supervising the negotiations of assets
  • Led legal team on a £1 billion transatlantic acquisition of an international asset management firm by one of the world's largest insurance and financial companies
  • Advised on the U.K. implementation of a merger involving one of the world's leading energy commodities firms, including related tax and employment issues
  • Implemented the $945 million IPO for an oil refining and marketing company's assets, completing the structuring and IPO within six months
  • Drafted and negotiated international corporate and asset sales/purchases totaling £500 million for a substantial international oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) company
  • Advised a large U.K. independent oil and gas company on its restructuring in preparation for its sale as well as various joint venture matters
  • Advised and drafted documentation on tax planning and corporate restructuring, saving £120 million for a substantial international oil and gas E&P company
  • Orchestrated a planned flotation of Australian subsidiaries on the Australian Stock Exchange
  • Advised on an acquisition of stake in Britain's largest oil and gas explorer and on a standstill agreement with a major software developer as shareholder
  • Negotiated the corporate acquisition of the assets of a leading global provider of integrated information solutions' for £358 million, and advised on an attendant £160 million rights issue and £150 million secured indenture


  • Cambridge University, M.A., with honors
  • Cambridge University, B.A., with honors
Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of England and Wales
  • Accredited Mediator, CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution), 2000
  • Member, Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member, U.K. Energy Lawyers' Group