Our Corporate Team assists companies of varying sizes – from entrepreneurial start-ups to major international organisations – across a range of corporate transactions, including M&A, reorganisations, venture capital, private equity investments, IPOs and joint ventures and restructurings. We are well versed in banking and finance, corporate governance and corporate tax. We pride ourselves on our specialist knowledge and depth of team providing a nationally regarded practice.

We focus on finding solutions rather than problems and invest time to understand what you want to achieve and then apply our expertise and experience to make you succeed. Many of our lawyers have worked in-house, on secondment, or have previous industry expertise which means we understand the challenges you face and work with you to deliver practical, timely solutions.

One of our key strengths is our ability to handle cross-border transactions because we regularly work on major international deals.

Recent Transactions

Advising Schlumberger Oilfield UK PLC on its share purchase of Rock Deformation Research Limited (with US subsidiary)

Advising Enghouse Systems Limited (traded on Toronto Stock Exchange) on its share purchase of Mettoni Limited (with subsidiaries Arc Solutions, Datapulse and Exxcom)

Advising Eden Ventures on its supplemental investment in Blinkbox Entertainment Limited, a video-on-demand service provider


Acting for Gemalto NV on the UK elements of the acquisition of a smartcard business, IP portfolio and trademarks of Keycorp, including the acquisition of shares in Multos Limited

Advising Sprue Aegis plc on its agreement with BRK Brands Europe Limited (BRK) for the exclusive distribution of fire, smoke and related safety products and safes under the “BRK”® and “First Alert”® brands in Europe, transfer of BRK’s employees and inventory and lease of BRK’s fixed assets and premises


Key Contact

Andrew Betteridge


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+44 (0)117 321 8063

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