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Marriott Harrison

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Adroit handling of lower mid-market transactions, often acting for entrepreneurs, investors and SMEs. Also acts for a number of venture capital firms, advising on M&A and portfolio work. Sector expertise covers media, technology, education, leisure, retail and healthcare. Strong domestic offering is complemented by experience in deals involving various European jurisdictions.

Strengths

Clients report: "The team are always knowledgeable, efficient and able to navigate challenging situations."

"They're great to work with," another interviewee says, adding: "They offer experienced and creative deal-makers, strong legal guidance and drafting of complex transaction work."

Further clients say: "It's a very professional and capable firm, and the size and quality of deals they work on is impressive."

Work highlights

Represented Nasstar with respect to its £80 million sale to Divitias Bidco.

Notable practitioners

Jon Sweet operates a broad practice that includes strength in public and private M&A, private equity and corporate finance. His diverse client base includes corporates, financial institutions and management teams.
"Jon is very straightforward, reliable and experienced. His advice was always clear."

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Overview

Mergers and Acquisitions is at the heart of what we do at Marriott Harrison.

The Corporate team acts for owner managers, trade buyers and sellers and financial institutions, across a broad range of industry sectors in both domestic and cross border transactions, which enables us to provide balanced advice. Our lawyers provide commercial experience and pragmatic advice which is key to any successful outcome. We pride ourselves on identifying problems, and solving them.

Members

Bettis, David

Charles, Simon

Devons, Ben

Gardner, Hugh

Jacob, Daniel

Leigh-Hunt, Jonathan

Spooner, Frances

Strong, David

Clients

Cello Group plc

Coolabi Group Ltd

International Schools Partnership

Kaplan International Holdings Ltd

Nasstar plc

The Fulham Shore plc

Industries

Education

Financial Services

Healthcare

Media and Telecoms

Property Management

Renewables

Retail and Leisure

Software as a Service

Sporting events

Technology

Corporate/M&A

Marriott Harrison

firm
Location

11 Staple Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC1V 7QH

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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: Mid-Market


Jon Sweet
Band 3