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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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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...
Anna Thomson
Anna Thomson
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Anna is an Associate in the Corporate group.
Lizzie Hunscott
Lizzie Hunscott
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Lizzie Hunscott is an Associate in the Corporate department.
Ivan Martinelli
Ivan Martinelli
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Ivan Martinelli is an Associate in the Transactions department.
Brynn Horner
Brynn Horner
As­so­ci­ate
(Australian Qualified)
United Kingdom, London
Brynn is an Associate in the Corporate department.
Anna Spichenko
Anna Spichenko
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Anna is an Associate in the Corporate Transactions Team.
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.
Teresa Wilcocks
Teresa Wilcocks
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Teresa is an Associate in the Corporate department.
Sarah Dobbie
Sarah Dobbie
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, Aberdeen
Sarah is an Associate in the Oil & Gas team based in Aberdeen. Sarah joined CMS in 2016 and works within the firm’s Energy, Projects and Construction Group.
Katherine Ramo
Katherine (Katia) Ramo
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Katherine Ramo is an Associate in the Technology, Media, IP and Competition (TMIC).