Michelle Jones - DAC Beachcroft
Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones

Legal Director

London - Fetter Lane

Michelle Jones is a corporate lawyer in our London office.

She has over 10 years' experience of advising on a broad range of corporate, and corporate finance issues for both private and public companies operating in a variety of sectors, and at all stages of their corporate lives.

Michelle specialises in public company work, particularly AIM and ISDX admissions, reverse acquisitions, capital raisings, schemes of arrangement, takeovers, Rule 9 waivers and disposals. She has worked on a wide range of transactions from the very large to the relatively small, as well as transactions having multi-jurisdictional elements.

Also, she advises companies on their ongoing compliance with company law and relevant listing rules, as well as finding solutions to clients' everyday legal and commercial problems.

Michelle is recognised in Legal 500 as an 'absolutely safe pair of hands' and is praised for her 'excellent commercial sense and understanding'.

Recent transactions on which Michelle has led the advice include:

  • Advising Castle Street Investments plc on its reverse acquisition of Selection Services Investments Limited, £30 million secondary fundraising and re-admission to AIM;
  • Advising an AIM-listed company on its £15 million secondary fundraising;
  • Advising MXC Capital plc on its re-domiciliation to Guernsey by way of a scheme of arrangement to insert a new holding company and admission to AIM;
  • Advising Broca plc on its reverse acquisition of MXC Capital Advisory LLP and its re-admission to AIM;
  • Advising several tech start-up companies on initial fundraisings including shareholders' agreements and new articles of association;
  • Advising Capital for Colleagues plc on its IPO and on its subsequent secondary fundraising by way of crowdfunding;
  • Advising Redstone plc on its capital reorganisation, court approved reduction of capital and demerger of its network-based managed services business by way of a special dividend;
  • Advising Redcentric plc on its admission to AIM and court approved reduction of capital;
  • Advising Redstone plc on its acquisition of Maxima Holdings plc by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Michelle qualified in 2004 having trained with the firm.