icon_arrow_bulky icon_arrow_thin icon_blog icon_bookmark icon_calendar icon_chevron_closed icon_chevron_open icon_close icon_comment icon_document icon_download icon_eguide icon_globe icon_lawnow icon_regzone icon_linkedin icon_list icon_location icon_mail icon_menu icon_news icon_newsletter icon_phone icon_pin icon_print icon_reply icon_retweet icon_search icon_share icon_share_alt icon_star icon_target icon_thumbs_up icon_twitter icon_upload icon_user_card icon_users icon_xing icon_youtube icon_blog icon_facebook

Our people

Our cross-border teams understand the details of your business and the environment you work in.

Show International team Show all people

Expertise

Show results

Sub-Expertise

Locations

Show results

Jurisdiction / Region

  • Loading...

More information

Expertise

CMS Worldwide

Selected jurisdiction

Types

Latest news

Press contact

Types

Recommended

Latest

Jurisdiction

Topics

Types

Next Events

Calendar

CMS on LinkedIn

Follow us

Mergers & Acquisitions lawyers

The successful execution of a Mergers & Acquisition transaction, whether sell-side or buy-side, requires lawyers who understand their clients` businesses and markets, including the risks associated with their sector and how they can be mitigated in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner. Our M&A team is structured according to our clients’ sectors and will work with you and your other advisers to produce innovative structures and solutions that address the risks and challenges faced in your M&A transactions.

As a seller, buyer, financial investor or a company’s management team, we can advise you on all aspects of your transaction (public or private) involving the sale or acquisition of a company or business, both domestically in the UK or internationally. Consistently ranked by Mergermarket as the top Mergers & Acquisition law firm by deal count in Europe, our partner-led teams are structured and trained according to the industries our clients operate in.

With the resources of over 700 corporate lawyers in over 42 countries, over 120 of whom are based in the UK, we can advise you in all aspects of your Mergers & Acquisition transactions.

Whatever your size, whether you are a large publicly listed company or a small privately owned business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost-effective solution for you. Covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, PFI, outsourcing, group restructurings and privatisations, Our cross-border teams consist of experts from all practice areas and sectors including financial services, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, healthcare & life sciences, real estate, hotels & leisure and technology, media & telecommunications. This allows us to pinpoint your real commercial issues and risks, and provide you with relevant commercial advice in context, saving you time and money.

Read more Read less
 
Office








Language spoken














Level






Laurie Carrette
Laurie Carrette
As­so­ci­ate
(England & Wales and France Qualified)
United Kingdom, London
Laurie Carrette is a Dual Qualified Lawyer (Avocat/Solicitor) in the Energy, Projects and Construction department.
Anna Spichenko
Anna Spichenko
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Anna is an Associate in the Corporate Transactions Team.
Konrad Rawicz
Konrad Rawicz
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Konrad is an Associate in the Energy, Projects and Construction group.
David Rivera
David Rivera
Con­sult­ant
US Counsel (Admitted in New York, California and New Jersey, USA)
United Kingdom, London
David Rivera is US Counsel in the Corporate team with over 20 years of experience advising multinationals, financial services companies, and entrepreneurs on their corporate, securities, and M&A...
Chris Mackie
Chris Mackie
Con­sult­ant
United Kingdom, London
Chris Mackie is a consultant in the Corporate/M&A Group at CMS London. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions with a particular focus on private equity transactions, acting for institutions and...
Picture of Barney Hearnden
Barney Hearnden
Con­sult­ant
United Kingdom, London
Barney Hearnden is a consultant in the CMS Corporate Team. He has broad experience of advising clients on matters including mergers & acquisitions, takeovers, equity financing, joint ventures, group...
Inkester, Andrew
Andrew Inkester
Executive Partner
United Kingdom, London
As an Executive Partner, Andrew is a member of the Central Management Team of the firm. This includes being involved in implementing the firm’s strategy. With a 30-year track record of applying deep i...
Image of John Geddes
John Geddes
Legal Director
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
John is a Legal Director in the Oil and Gas team based in Dubai. John has an excellent understanding of E&P companies’ commercial and legal drivers having spent over four years on secondment in the le...
Norman Wisely
Norman Wisely
Office Managing Partner
United Kingdom, Aberdeen
Norman Wisely is the Managing Partner of CMS Aberdeen and Co-Head of the Oil and Gas Team who specialises in all areas of oil & gas law, and in particular oil & gas mergers and acquisitions work.  ...