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Taylor Wessing

Private Equity

3 ranked lawyersBand 1UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Maintains a commanding position at the forefront of the venture capital market, calling upon a deep talent pool with a wealth of experience in the area. Advises the full spectrum of clients including startups, well-known technology companies and institutional investors on early-stage investments, financing rounds and exits. Routinely engaged in mid-market private equity transactions, often cross-border and complex in nature. Domestic offering is complemented by a network of offices across Europe and Silicon Valley to assist with international deals.

Strengths

One client enthuses: "Their approach is a breath of fresh air; they provide excellent advice and are very approachable."

"It's really high quality," another says, adding: "They're genuinely full-service, which is incredibly useful."

A further interviewee says: "What all venture capital firms are looking for is a balance between commercial pragmatism and the finer points of law, and they strike that. It's very high-quality work."

Work highlights

Advised Oxboti on its USD47 million Series B investment.

Advised Baird Capital and management shareholders on the sale of Collingwood Lighting.

Notable practitioners

Angus Miln is widely recognised as a premier lawyer in the venture capital investment space. He displays considerable expertise representing clients in the technology and life sciences sectors.

Emma Danks exhibits a strong command of private equity buyouts and ancillary transactions on behalf of sponsors and their portfolio companies. She heads the firm's private equity practice and is co-head of its global corporate group.

Howard Palmer is well known for his strong practice representing investors and investee companies in a swathe of venture capital investment matters. He is particularly active in the fintech and cleantech spaces.
"Howard is very measured, level-headed and responsive, and delivers a very high quality of work."

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Private Equity

Taylor Wessing

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Location

5 New Street Square

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 3TW

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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.

UK-wide

Private Equity: Buyouts


Emma Danks
Band 3

Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment


Angus Miln
Band 1
Howard Palmer
Band 3