Our corporate lawyers combine legal and transactional expertise with industry insight to give tailored solutions to our clients, whatever their sector. We have a proven track record in corporate law matters, acting for a wide range of clients, from multi-national corporates and financial institutions to early stage businesses, partnerships, co-operative societies, and high net worth individuals and investors.

We have extensive experience of complex public and private mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, both in the UK and internationally, and equity capital markets. Our corporate law team also advises private businesses and listed companies on strategic matters as well as day-to-day company law and regulatory issues.

We work closely with our clients and draw on the skill of experts from across the firm to give our clients pragmatic, co-ordinated advice. When our clients require solutions to cross-border matters, we work with international partners from our Preferred Firm Network to ensure the best possible outcome for our clients.

Areas of focus

Our corporate lawyers have particular expertise in the following:

  • Mergers and acquisitions.
  • Private equity and venture capital.
  • Equity capital markets.
  • Listing Rules and AIM Rules.
  • Company law advice.
  • Joint ventures.
  • Reorganisations and demergers.
  • Corporate restructuring and insolvency.

Advising ITM Power on its joint venture with energy and commodities company Vitol

Advising svt Holding GmbH on the acquisition of Technical Fire Safety Group

Advising Blink on the acquisition of EB Charging

Advising Bluefield Solar Income Fund on its acquisition of a UK-based solar and wind portfolio

Advising shareholders of Firebrand Training on its acquisition by BPP

Advising Eider Vertical Farms on investment by Slate Asset Management

Advising Kona Energy on the sale of future 200MW battery storage facility

Advising Michelmersh Brick Holdings plc on the acquisition of FabSpeed

Advising biofuel company Firefly on Wizz Air’s investment

Advising Mainspring on the sale to Apex Group

Advising Cumulus Oncology Limited on a significant investment fundraise

Advising procurement finance platform Reevoy on fundraising

Advising Gemba on its $18 million Series A fundraising

Advising The Wave Group on an investment by Sullivan Street

Meet the team
Nick Graves

Nick Graves Partner

  • Head of Corporate
  • Corporate Advice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Richard Spink

Richard Spink Partner

  • Head of Corporate and Financial Institutions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
Dominic Davis

Dominic Davis Partner

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
Jonathan Eves

Jonathan Eves Partner

  • Corporate
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Mark Shepherd

Mark Shepherd Partner

  • Head of Private Equity
  • Corporate
  • Healthcare
Camilla Usher-Clark

Camilla Usher-Clark Partner

  • Corporate
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Co-operatives
Rupert Weston

Rupert Weston Partner

  • Corporate
  • Hotels
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Danny Lee

Danny Lee Partner

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Joint Ventures
Headshot of Andrew Mills

Andrew Mills Partner

  • Private Equity
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnerships as Investment Vehicles
Headshot of AJ Venter

AJ Venter Partner

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate Advice
Malcolm Donald Web Profile

Malcolm Donald Partner

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Energy and Utilities

Alex Lloyd Partner

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital

What others say...

They are very receptive to investing the time to get to know their client’s business and introduce their multidisciplinary team to cover all future needs across company law, investments, employment, IP, property etc.

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