Complex issues




Our Corporate group handles the full range of transactional and advisory work for UK and multinational clients. Our fast-growing, award-winning team is capable of handling some of the largest and most complex transactions in the market. We have a reputation for premium quality advice and service levels with a focus on providing a serious and credible alternative to the largest law firms for UK and cross-border work.

We act for a broad range of clients, including UK and multinational corporates, private equity houses and regulated businesses.  The multi-jurisdictional nature of many of our deals allows us to draw on the extensive TerraLex network, of which we are a founder member.

We have extensive experience across a broad range of industry sectors, with particular expertise in the areas of media, insurance and reinsurance, financial services, technology and real estate.

Our areas of expertise include:


Selected directory listings

  • "Standout corporate team acting on both domestic and cross-border deals" - Chambers UK 2016
  • "The team were always focused on the job in hand, saw problems arising before they arose and dealt with all matters through a mix of commercial approach, tenacity and hard work" - Chambers UK 2016
  • "It was great. They were professional, responsive and accessible" - Chambers UK 2016
  • "They are able to respond very quickly when we have a new deal on the table; they can be up and running and working on it almost immediately. They're also very responsive and recognise the way we work, fitting around us and working to our modus operandi" - Chambers UK 2016
  • "They are consummate professionals, thorough and smart guys" - Chambers UK 2015 
  • "They are fast-moving and respond quickly to our requests" - Chambers UK 2015
  • "The service was absolutely excellent" - Chambers UK, 2014
  • "I have a lot of respect for them" - Chambers UK, 2014
  • "A good reputation for representing an impressive roster of domestic and international clients in a range of transaction" - Chambers UK, 2014
  • "They are friendly, approachable and understanding" - Chambers UK, 2014
  • "‘Excellent’ transactional practice" - The Legal 500, 2013 edition
  • "This firm is praised by clients for the corporate team's ability to 'take a commercial approach.' They have been hailed as 'responsive and absolutely committed'" - Chambers UK, 2013

Examples of relevant work

  • SCA – €1.32bn acquisition of Georgia-Pacific’s European tissue business, and €500m acquisition of Proctor & Gamble’s European tissue business
  • ANV – $250m investment by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan and the acquisition of Flagstone Re’s Lloyd’s of London business
  • Daily Mail and General Trust – £48m public takeover of, and merger of property portals and with
  • HMV – disposal of stake in ebook retailer, aNobii
  • Dialog Semiconductor – advising this leading technology supplier on its IPO on Frankfurt and NASDAQ, €43m Frankfurt placing and US$201m  Luxembourg convertible bond offering
  • JRJ Group – advising this private equity investment firm generally on structuring and potential acquisitions, as well as acting for its portfolio company Marex Spectron on its £94.5m purchase of the Spectron group and its acquisition of the business of Schneider Trading Associates
  • Windsor Partners – sale to Hyperion


For more information about our Corporate practice please contact Tim Anderson (