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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.

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Sam Pout
Sam Pout
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Sam is a senior associate in the Transactions Team at CMS, and a member of our Corporate Technology sector. With expertise in a wide range of corporate matters including investments, group...
Ben Price
Ben Price
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Ben Price is a Senior Associate in the Funds and Indirect Real Assets department.
Nick Hopper
Nick Hopper
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, Sheffield
Nick is a Senior Associate in the Corporate team in Sheffield.
William Lawrence
William Lawrence
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
William is a Senior Associate in the Funds and Indirect Real Assets department.
Sioned MacLeod
Sioned MacLeod
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Sioned is a Senior Associate in our Corporate Transactions team. She has a broad range of experience in public and private mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, venture capital i...
Sarah Etherington
Sarah Etherington
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Sarah Etherington is a Senior Associate in the Corporate team with over six years’ experience in corporate finance and M&A, advising on a variety of transactions. Sarah has worked with companies l...
Theo Godfrey
Theo Godfrey
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Theo is a Senior Associate in CMS's Corporate Group. He has over ten years' experience advising on a wide range of corporate transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, private equity and...
Philippa Chatterton
Philippa Chatterton
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Philippa is a Senior Associate in the Corporate team.
Elliot Cowan
Elliot Cowan
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Elliot is a Senior Associate in the Transaction Team at CMS. Elliot advises on a broad range of general corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions and venture capital, for...
Michelle Kirkland
Michelle Kirkland
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Michelle is a Senior Associate in the Corporate team.