Patrick Lyons

Patrick Lyons Dechert corporate finance and capital markets lawyer London

Patrick Lyons


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, UK EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7356 | +44 20 7184 7001


Recommended in The Legal 500 UK, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 for his work on flotations, the equity capital, debt capital and emerging markets, and with over 15 years’ experience, Patrick Lyons is a partner on Dechert’s London corporate and securities team.

He is recognized as a leading lawyer in IFLR1000's 2019, 2018 and 2017 guides and is cited as an “impressive individual with a proven track record” in The Legal 500 UK, 2016. Mr. Lyons was a member of the team that achieved recognition in the “Legal Expertise – Innovation in New Markets and Capital” category of the Financial Times 2016 “European Innovative Lawyers Awards", where Dechert was “highly commended” for its representation of The Arab Republic of Egypt in connection with the country’s first international bond sale in five years. The successful issuance of US$1.5 billion 10-year sovereign bonds, the country’s largest single-tranche issuance ever, represented a landmark transaction for Egypt. He was also a member of the team that won the Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firms for Finance Law Award 2015.

Mr. Lyons represents life sciences and other healthcare companies, energy companies, banks and financial institutions, sovereign and quasi-sovereign issuers and others in public and private transactions, including initial public and follow-on SEC-registered, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings, investment grade and high-yield debt issues, privatizations, tender offers, exchange offers and rights issues.

Mr. Lyons also has extensive experience advising public companies with respect to SEC periodic disclosure, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, corporate governance and Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange rules.

  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1996
  • Harvard University, M.A., History and Middle East Studies, 1999
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2002
  • Admitted in New York and Massachusetts
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales
  • French
  • Arabic
  • English