Craig Borthwick


Craig Borthwick


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7631 | +44 20 7184 7001

| vCard | PDF

Craig Borthwick advises on the formation and structuring of a variety of investment funds and fund platforms as well as providing ongoing advice on general corporate, compliance and regulatory issues. He also advises on service provider documentation.

Mr. Borthwick's practice is focused on alternative asset management advising on both liquid and illiquid strategies. Start-ups and seeding deals form a significant part of his practice. 

Chambers UK 2018 recommends Mr. Borthwick as a leading lawyer for investment funds stating that he is "very hard working, diligent and knowledgeable," according to clients, who also note that "he delivers advice in an easy-to-follow manner." He is highlighted for his strength in advising on the formation and structuring of hedge funds. He is also ranked in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 UK as a 'Next Generation Lawyer' for hedge funds with clients commenting that he is "a very good and earnest senior associate who constantly looks out for his clients." 

Prior to joining Dechert in 2012, Mr. Borthwick spent time on secondment to a global hedge fund manager. 

Mr. Borthwick was part of the AIMA working committee on AIFMD, in particular relating to delegation arrangements.

  • University of Sheffield, Law (LLB), 2007
  • BPP Law School, LPC, 2008, Distinction
  • England and Wales