Home / Expertise / Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Mergers & Acquisitions lawyers

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





Rashmi Varkey
Rashmi Varkey
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, Sheffield
Rashmi joined the Corporate Transactions team in September 2019 as a newly qualified associate. Rashmi has experience in international and domestic mergers and acquisitions transactions, corporate law...
EN
#
Clare Vivian
Clare Vivian
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Clare Vivian is an Associate in the Corporate  Transaction Team at CMS London. 
EN
#
Teresa Wilcocks
Teresa Wilcocks
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Teresa is an Associate in the Corporate department.
Lauren Wood
Lauren Wood
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Lauren is an Associate in the Corporate department.
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 reorganisations...
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 matters.David...
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.  Norman...