Robert P. Mollen is a US-qualified corporate lawyer who has been resident in Fried Frank’s London office since 1991.
Bob regularly advises technology companies, including early stage companies, on securing early stage venture capital finance and establishment and expansion of US operations, US commercial agreements and joint ventures. He mentors on these subjects at over 20 accelerators in the UK and on the Continent. His work as a trusted business and legal advisor to startups, nearly all on a pro bono basis, now takes up the bulk of his time.
Bob also continues with his practice in international corporate and securities matters and legal crisis management. He has extensive experience with corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and securities offerings, as well as regulatory matters. Bob acted as principal outside counsel to UK cable company Virgin Media and its board of directors from 2005 until its US$23 billion acquisition by Liberty Global, and also served as its acting general counsel for a portion of that period.