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.
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."
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.
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."