Provided by Karen Lord
With 25 years of experience working closely with business owners, Karen is a commercially minded lawyer who provides advice on a full range of corporate transactional work for UK and international clients.
Karen acts for buyers and sellers on deal values ranging up to £30 million. In addition to general M&A transactions, Karen's areas of expertise include cross-border transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, demergers, management buy-outs and private equity investment. She advises owner-managers, MBO teams and corporate acquirers, and has extensive experience assisting with intellectual property protection, in particular trademark portfolio management.
An area of her work that she finds particularly rewarding is providing assistance and guidance to start-up businesses with early-stage funding, and to those planning to grow their company or to buy a bolt-on business.
Karen has been involved as the lead legal adviser in two deals which have won Insider Deal of the Year, and in addition to Chambers & Partners UK, has been accredited by Legal 500.
Trained Burstows Solicitors; qualified 1998; solicitor Burstows Solicitors 1998; associate solicitor asb law 2002; partner asb law 2005; partner Morrisons Solicitors LLP 2011; partner Healys LLP 2018