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Karen Hendy
Head of Corporate

Karen Hendy is an insightful and pragmatic Partner and leads the Corporate practice.

Regularly acting for both public (listed) and privately held companies, Karen supports clients undertaking a broad range of corporate transactions, including public and private M&A, and equity capital markets work.

She also provides advice on corporate law and governance issues.

Karen has particular expertise in the retail sector.

Karen is currently listed in The Lawyer's Hot 100 which gathers together the standout lawyers in the UK over the past year.

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Winner - 2015 European Emerging Leaders Awards - M&A Advisor

Recommended in Corporate and Commercial: M&A - The Legal 500, 2014 edition

"Providing clear and practical advice", clients have also commented that Karen is "a pleasure to work with" and "very professional but also very personable"


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City Women's Network

Relevant work

The Lifeways Group - completing a series of acquisitions for one of the UK’s leading providers of support services for people with diverse and often complex needs in community settings

Dialog Semiconductor- advising the technology company on its $201m convertible bond issuance on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and subsequent bond redemption, and on the €40m secondary fundraising on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Supporting a large listed sports retailer, including on acquisitions and strategic investments

Providing corporate advice to a number of household names