Corporate and M&A

We advise clients on domestic and cross-border public and private transactions as well as on governance and regulatory issues. We use our market knowledge to anticipate clients' needs and help them achieve their aims with a bespoke service that is client-focused and delivers on our commitment to excellence.

  • From large ground-breaking to mid-market transactions, we cover a wide spectrum in terms of both complexity and size without compromising on the quality of our service.
  • We have a proven ability to handle the most complex and demanding equity capital markets work for our clients. Acting for a mixture of issuers, sponsors and shareholders means that we understand corporate transactions from every angle.
  • Our partners counsel boards and senior executives in relation to the full range of corporate governance and regulatory compliance issues. Our advice is delivered with an understanding of the commercial objectives of the business and an understanding of the sector and environment in which it is operating.

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"It's a very strong team which is able to give quick advice on technical points. They're knowledgeable and good to deal with."

Chambers UK 2022

"They're absolutely top notch. They're really skilled, and for M&A they do a great job."

Chambers UK 2022

"They're excellent - very diligent, responsive and detailed."

Chambers UK 2022

"Macfarlanes’ reputation is a major benefit for us. As a full-service law firm, we’ve been able to make use of their leading practices in other areas...and the corporate team manage this very effectively for us. Some of our transactions are very unique but the team are able to solve these issues and provide solutions that really do help. Everything feels bespoke for us."

The UK Legal 500 2022

"Excellent technical knowledge and strong experience base. Highly responsive and a pleasure to work with: highly collegiate."

The UK Legal 500 2022