Goodman Derrick LLP advise Avisa Partners on their acquisition of Gabara Strategies Ltd

Goodman Derrick LLP have advised Avisa Partners, a French – based global advisory firm specialising in managing sensitive matters, on the English law aspects of its acquisition of UK-based Gabara Strategies Ltd. Avisa are advised by Paris law firm DELSOL Avocats, on all French law matters.

The acquisition is part of Avisa’s strategy to establish itself as a leading global strategic intelligence firm. Avisa now has offices across Europe’s key capitals and in London and Washington D.C.

Gabara Strategies Ltd was established by high profile political strategist Ivo Ilic Gabara in 2008 to devise and deliver communication campaigns. Its impressive international client list includes numerous governments as well as international law firms and high profile companies.

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The Goodman Derrick LLP team was led by Corporate Partner, Dominic Prentis.

Avisa Partners

Avisa Partners, founded in France in 2010, is present in Paris, Brussels, London, Berlin and Washington, D.C. The group brings together under one roof an ecosystem of professionals in the fields of competitive intelligence, public affairs, international relations, cybersecurity and digital communication. Further information is available at

DELSOL Avcocats

A national law firm dedicated to solving problems encountered in every aspect of business life.

Goodman Derrick LLP

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Further information

Dominic Prentis, Partner, Capital Markets, Goodman Derrrick, +44 (0)20 7092 8526 or

James Caulfield, Head of Business Development, Goodman Derrick, +44 (0)20 7421 7968 or