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Mills & Reeve LLP

Corporate/M&A

7 ranked lawyersBand 1East AngliaUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

A firm with notable sector expertise in the technology, education, and food and drink sectors. Provides a strong team of experts acting for clients, ranging from listed companies to venture capital funds and angel investors, in the full array of national and international corporate matters. Continues to handle substantial cross-border work involving a variety of jurisdictions ranging from Europe to North America and Australia.

Strengths

One interviewee says: "They are able to translate complex legal concepts into layman's terms and work through them patiently, always mindful that we are in the decision-making position."

Work highlights

Advised for Cambridge-based biopharmaceutical group F-Star Therapeutics on a reverse merger with the US-based Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals.

Notable practitioners

Anthony McGurk has expertise in private equity matters and corporate sale transactions. He advises clients in sectors including agribusiness and life sciences.
"Anthony is a fine lawyer who is conscientious and detail-oriented."

Claire Clarke is the firm's managing partner. She is noted for her advisory work on corporate transactions, with a particular focus on the education sector.

Craig Hodgson is noted for his experience handling a range of corporate transactions. He is well versed in acting for both national and international clients.

James Hunter is head of the firm's Norwich office. He has particular expertise in corporate transactions involving mid-market entities, with notable experience in cross-border matters.
"James is easy to deal with, pragmatic and a genuinely commercial lawyer."

Stephen Hamilton is recognised for his experience in corporate transactional matters. Clients also benefit from his specialist knowledge in capital markets.
"Stephen can analyse complex situations and find a workable solution." "He is fantastic and just gets things done."

Tom Pickthorn has strong experience in cross-border transactions. His practice encompasses M&A work across a broad range of sectors.

Zickie Lim is known for her specialism in venture capital investment. She represents clients in the life sciences and technology sectors in particular.
"Zickie is a confident leader and has good communication skills."

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Corporate/M&A

Mills & Reeve LLP

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Location

Botanic House

100 Hills Road

Cambridge

Cambridgeshire

UK

CB2 1PH

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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.

East Anglia

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market and Private Equity


Anthony McGurk
Band 1
Claire Clarke
Eminent Practitioners
Craig Hodgson
Band 3
James Hunter
Band 1
Stephen Hamilton
Band 3
Tom Pickthorn
Band 3

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