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We are a dynamic and innovative group, advising across the full spectrum of corporate transactions. Last year alone we advised on more than 90 completed transactions, with an aggregate value of more than £1 billion.

Our team works seamlessly with public law, tax, competition and other specialists to deliver on large and/or complex partnerships, joint venture arrangements and dispute resolution. The deals we work on routinely cover delivery in a number of countries and have localisation with overseas group entities, and our experience ensures international regulatory compliance.

We advise on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including private transactions and public company takeovers, asset and business disposals.
  • M&A strategy and bid tactics.
  • Acting for issuers and advisers on IPOs, reverse takeovers, secondary fundraisings and other public market transactions.
  • Joint ventures and co-investments, using both corporate and unincorporated JV structures, including partnering and joint venture arrangements between public and private sectors.
  • Complex restructurings and corporate re-organisations, demergers and other schemes establishing operations in the UK.
  • Transactions on corporate forms encountered only, or typically in, the public sector. We have also acted on the re-creation of public bodies as statutory corporations, created new public bodies by Royal Charter and promoted amendments to existing Charters.
  • Our tax experts are an integral part of any transaction team.
  • Corporate governance matters and general company law and company secretarial advice including: directors' duties, strategy and business planning, boardroom effectiveness and succession planning.

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