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Jones Day

Corporate/M&A

4 ranked lawyersBand 5London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

An established practice that is frequently engaged on high-end and mid-market transactions such as acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures. Noted for its strength in international transactions, particularly in Europe, Asia and the USA, ably supported by a comprehensive global network. Areas of focus include transactions in the real estate, life sciences, industrial and defence sectors.

Strengths

One source reports: "They're very strong and experienced, especially in cross-border work. They're very efficient, well organised and have a very strong team ethic."

Another says: "They're well rounded, very client-focused and have deep expertise."

Work highlights

Represented TransDigm in its acquisition of Cobham Aero Connectivity for £965 million.

Advised Freudenberg SE on the £107 million acquisition by its subsidiary, FV Beteiligungs-GmbH, of Low & Bonar.

Notable practitioners

Giles Elliott comes highly recommended for his skilled handling of public and private M&A, among a number of other transactional matters. He acts for a stable of corporate and sponsor clients.

Leon Ferera is a highly experienced corporate lawyer who advises on both high-end and mid-market deals. His broad expertise covers public and private M&A, joint ventures and corporate governance issues.
"Leon is very calm and measured, and makes things as simple as possible."

Vica Irani exhibits an excellent grasp of sophisticated M&A, securities matters and governance issues as they arise across a broad array of industry sectors. Her practice is international in scope, and she serves as chair of the EMEA region of the firm's corporate group.
"She's easy to work with, very responsive, practical and knowledgeable."

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Corporate/M&A

Jones Day

firm
Location

21 Tudor Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC4Y 0DJ

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

London (Firms)

Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability


Leon N Ferera
Band 5

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


Giles P Elliott
Band 1
Leon N Ferera
Band 2
Vica Irani
Band 2