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K&L Gates

Corporate/M&A

1 ranked lawyersBand 4London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Key areas of focus include real estate, energy, infrastructure and natural resources transactions. Provides a strong international offering, regularly handling transactions involving continental Europe and the Middle East. Particularly proficient in advising US companies on cross-border acquisitions into the UK and Europe, as part of a broad client base of corporate entities and financial sponsors.

Strengths

"I have been extremely pleased, and I have absolute confidence in the team," a client says.

Another comments: "The people are excellent. They make themselves available and have a commercial manner."

Work highlights

Advised Spynsol and Sports Tech Holding on the acquisition by FDJ Group of Sporting Group for £100 million.

Notable practitioners

Paul Tetlow is praised for the quality of his advice on M&A, joint ventures and venture capital deals, among other transactions. He handles deals in the technology, energy and insurance fields, and heads the corporate group in London.
"He was excellent, not only in understanding the mechanics of the deal, but also the emotions and personalities.""His instincts were right, and he's a very good negotiator."

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Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


Paul Tetlow
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