Private M&A

We are widely recognised as one of the leading M&A practices in the UK. We advise clients on all aspects of the acquisition and disposal of companies and business in all market sectors.

In particular we are recognised for our expertise in high-end complex matters and have considerable experience advising on cross-border transactions.

We advise some of the world's most successful and ambitious businesses and business leaders. Our clients range from private equity houses and investment banks, to UK and international corporations and wealthy individuals - across a variety of markets.

Our M&A offering is enhanced by the depth of our expertise in a number of complementary areas including: banking and finance, anti-trust, real estate, environmental, employment, pensions and benefits, commercial, intellectual property, information technology, trusts, financial services, regulatory and taxation. Our M&A specialists work closely with lawyers in each of these areas to provide our clients with a seamless service.

What people are saying


"Clients hail the 'excellent depth of talent and focus on maintaining a strong relationship'."

Chambers UK 2018

"Interviewees add: 'It is a very thorough, hard-working and responsive team. We're comforted that nothing slips between the cracks because they're very good project managers'."

Chambers UK 2018

"The experience was so positive, I am looking forward to working with them again."

Chambers UK 2017

"Winner of Global M&A Deal of the Year: UK"

The American Lawyer's 2016 Global Legal Awards