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Shoosmiths advises Moorfield Group on £53.5 million disposal of The Trilogy
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised national real estate fund manager Moorfield Group on the disposal of The Trilogy to Barings for approximately £53.5 million...

UK ‘megadeals’ increase tenfold
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021
England

The number of venture capital ‘megadeals’ in the UK has increased tenfold over the last decade, according to a report by leading UK law firm Shoosmiths in partnership with intuitive data platform, Beauhurst – UK Megadeals: Past, Present and Future...

Top Financial Services Disputes and Investigations Partner joins Shoosmiths
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has recruited highly experienced Financial Services Disputes Partner, Daren Allen, to join its growing Financial Services Disputes and Investigations (FSDI) team as part of its award-winning Dispute Resolution and Litigation practice.

Shoosmiths sponsors Young Professionals in Yachting
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has become a sponsor of the prestigious Young Professionals in Yachting (YPY) organisation. Invitations to become a sponsor are restricted only to firms and organisations the YPY believes will enhance their service to young entrepreneurs and existing young talent in the yachting industry...

Shoosmiths’ culture and clients win over former Telefónica UK GC
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has announced former general counsel for Telefónica UK, Ed Smith will be joining the firm as a commercial partner in its business advisory division from 4 October...

Energy supplier consolidation to continue
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021
England

The UK’s energy supply market has been undergoing a period of consolidation, with the number of fully licensed suppliers falling to under 50 from a high of 62 in 2018, according to a report commissioned by Shoosmiths and produced by Cornwall Insight - Consolidation in the domestic energy market...

Shoosmiths Advises Global Firm on Clean Energy Business Acquisition
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised the shareholders of Go Geothermal Ltd (Go Geothermal) on their sale to the Stockholm exchange listed group, NIBE Industrier AB (publ.). The agreement will see NIBE Industria AB acquire 50% of the shares in Go Geothermal and the remaining shares within a five-year period...

Shoosmiths Announces New Manchester Co-Heads
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has announced two new co-heads at its Spinningfields Manchester office. Debra Cooper, banking partner, and Sarah Teal, corporate restructuring and advisory partner, will take on the leadership position jointly.

Mandatory Vaccinations – Care Homes and beyond - Part 2
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

One issue which many employers are currently grappling with is whether to make vaccination against COVID-19 compulsory for employees returning to the workplace. In a 2-part article we consider this issue in the context of care homes and other workplaces...

Shoosmiths helps to secure planning permission to bring much needed homes to Bolton
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised Peel L&P (a renowned UK real estate regeneration business) and their housebuilding arm, Northstone, to secure residential development permission for up to 276 dwellings in Horwich, Bolton...

Porterbrook Keeps on Track with Lease of Long Marston Site
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Shoosmiths has advised rolling stock asset management company Porterbrook on the leasing of a 135-acre site at Long Marston, Warwickshire. The site will be used by Porterbrook as a rail facility and includes 12 miles of storage sidings, a two-mile test track loop, electrified railway line and a number of maintenance buildings...

Shoosmiths Launches Impact Report and Reveals Year End Results
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has launched its inaugural annual Impact Report and has revealed its year end results for FY 2020/21...

Shoosmiths M&A rankings rise throughout UK regions
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

The corporate team at leading UK law firm Shoosmiths have made a record-breaking start to the year, increasing its ranking to 3rd in the volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals made in the UK in the first half of 2021. The national team are on track for a record year, advising on over £4 billion worth of high profile and complex transactions in the last 6 months...

Shoosmiths Underscores Commitment to Strategic Growth in London with New State-of-the-Art Office
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has today announced its move to a state-of-the-art office in the heart of the City of London.The firm’s commitment to London expansion is client-led, and the new office - based at No...

Shoosmiths Advises Equitix on £75m Investment in Fibre Broadband Provider Grain Connect
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Shoosmiths specialist digital infrastructure team has advised Equitix, one of Europe’s leading infrastructure investors, on its £75m investment into Grain Connect Limited (a multi-brand ISP and fibre broadband operator) based in the north-west of England...

Shoosmiths Advises EdTech Company Kortext in Latest Investment Round
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Shoosmiths has advised Kortext, the Bournemouth-based university-focussed digital teaching and learning platform, in securing a £15m series B investment from DMG Ventures, the venture capital arm of Daily Mail and General Trust plc, that has previously backed companies including Cazoo and Zoopla.Kortext has been a Shoosmiths client since its founding by James Gray in 2013...

Shoosmiths stays focused on its net zero emissions aspiration
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has taken strides towards its goal for its operations to reach net zero by 2025 with the release of its 20/21 carbon footprint...

Chambers once again highlights Shoosmiths as go-to firm for high net worth individuals
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2021
England

Shoosmiths has again been recognised for its work in advising high net worth (HNW) clients on a range of matters in this year’s Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Guide...

Corporate partner appointment boosts law firm Shoosmiths in Belfast
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths continues its ambitious growth strategy in Northern Ireland with the appointment of rising star corporate lawyer Grant Edwards as a partner...

Shoosmiths launches Diversity & Inclusion and financial services products under Connected Services offering
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2021
England

The non-legal advice arm of leading UK law firm Shoosmiths, Shoosmiths8 Connected Services (Shoosmiths8), has added two new products to its roster since launching in March this year...

Swain Appointed Solent LEP Representative on Solent Freeport Consortium Board
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2021
England

Paula Swain, head of Shoosmiths’ national business debt recovery team and head of the firm’s Solent office, has been appointed as the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) representative on the Solent Freeport Consortium Board.

Shoosmiths Cements Presence in Glasgow with OfficeDeal
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2021
England

Shoosmiths has signalled its intent to further expand in Scotland after signing a deal for a permanent office in the heart of Glasgow’s innovation district.The firm will lease c.5000 sq ft of space on the 5th floor of The Garment Factory – a restored historic city centre building on Montrose Street...

Shoosmiths cements presence in Glasgow with office deal
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2021
England

Shoosmiths has signalled its intent to further expand in Scotland after signing a deal for a permanent office in the heart of Glasgow’s innovation district.The firm will lease c.5000 sq ft of space on the 5th floor of The Garment Factory – a restored historic city centre building on Montrose Street...

Appointment Strengthens Disputed Wills and Trusts Team in Birmingham
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2021
England

Laura Abbott has joined Shoosmiths to lead the firm’s Disputed Wills and Trusts team in Birmingham, bringing with her considerable expertise in claims using the Inheritance Act, disputes in relation to wills and trusts, claims against Executors and Trustees, proprietary estoppel and statutory wills.

World-leading supplier purchases Huddersfield-based expert in its field
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised private equity house, Capiton AG via its investee company Dec Group on the purchase of Extract Technology. Established in 1981, Extract Technology is a worldwide supplier of containment and aseptic systems for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotech and chemical markets...

Shoosmiths welcomes new partner to Thames Valley office
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has appointed a new partner to its real estate team, one of the largest multi-disciplinary practices in the UK...

Nicola Wilburn-Shaw to head up Shoosmiths Manchester family law practice
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

Shoosmiths has further strengthened its award-winning national family law team with the recruitment of Nicola Wilburn-Shaw who joins the firm as a partner with a remit to take the lead in growing the family law offering in Manchester...

Shoosmiths advises British AI startup Faculty on £30m funding round led by Apax Digital Fund
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

A team from Shoosmiths led by VC team head Alastair Peet with specialists Helen Burnell, Ellie Lishman and Sharon Nicholls has advised a British artificial intelligence (AI) company on its largest investment to date...

Shoosmiths advises Moorfield Group on £57 million disposal of The Forge
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised national real estate fund manager Moorfield Group on the disposal of The Forge to Grainger plc for approximately £57 million...

Shoosmiths’ pioneering client and colleague initiatives recognised with two Managing Partners’ Forum Award wins
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths scooped two awards at the prestigious Managing Partners’ Forum virtual awards ceremony yesterday evening – ‘Best Shared Learning with Clients’ (Client Theme) and ‘Best Operational Continuity’ (Business Theme)...

Sale agreed for travel fintech innovator Ixaris
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

The sale of travel fintech innovator Ixaris has been agreed with Nium, the next-generation payments platform, in a transaction advised on by leading UK law firm Shoosmiths.Singapore-headquartered Nium is one of the fastest growing business-to-business payment platforms globally, with more than 130 million customers in over 100 countries...

Seven appointments at Shoosmiths as law firm continues to expand in Scotland
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has underlined its strategy for further growth in Scotland with the confirmation that seven solicitors and two paralegals have been appointed across several key teams in Glasgow and Edinburgh...

The Shoosmiths Foundation aimed at improving lives and the environment launched
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has today launched The Shoosmiths Foundation, a grant making body working to help address societal issues, empower sustainable change and improve the lives of the people and the environment in the UK...

Shoosmiths advises in creation of new Milton Keynes-based global technology finance company
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

Shoosmiths has advised Five Arrows Principal Investments (Rothschild & Co) in the creation of a global company to be headquartered in Milton Keynes formed by the acquisition of White Clarke Group by IDS (a leader in enterprise mission-critical solutions for secured finance) in conjunction with private equity firm Thoma Bravo, which invests mainly in software and technology companies...

Shoosmiths and Chartsbridge launch ‘Equivo’ – creating an end-to-end recoveries solution
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths LLP and national collections, recoveries and enforcement business, Chartsbridge, have today launched ‘Equivo’, a new dedicated recoveries business providing end-to-end collections, legal and enforcement services.The new company is a dedicated recoveries business majority owned by Shoosmiths and born out of the former Chartsbridge business...

Shoosmiths corporate team in London reports on a busy twelve months
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

The London corporate team at leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has experienced an exceptional and sustained busy deal period over the last twelve months, as the country has adapted to the continued disruption caused by the pandemic...

Construction law expert joins Shoosmiths’ real estate team
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Highly experienced construction lawyer Ian Reid has joined Shoosmiths, one of the largest multi-disciplinary real estate practices within the UK, to lead the firm’s construction offering in London and the south of England...

Shoosmiths advises on investment into innovative insurtech, Wrisk
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Wrisk, a leading UK insurtech has received a £4.6 million investment to boost the company’s ambitious growth plans in growing its team and scaling up its platform, in support of automotive brands adapting to evolving mobility trends...

Shoosmiths helps Molson Coors combat climate change with PPA
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Beer and cider drinkers can enjoy their pints in the knowledge that they are doing their bit to combat climate change thanks to the Molson Coors Beverage Company (the brewers of Carling, Coors and Doom Bar among other iconic beers) signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) to supply their UK operations with 100% green energy generated from the Tween Bridge wind farm in South Yorkshire...

Shoosmiths Builds Corporate M&A tax Capability with New London Partner
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has built up its tax offering with the hire of corporate M&A tax specialist, Laura Board. Laura, who has 11 years’ experience of advising clients on tax issues, will be based at the firm’s London office. She joins as a Partner from law firm Bird & Bird. Previous to that, Laura trained and practised at Nabarro...

Shoosmiths Acts for Berkeley DeVeer in Acquisition of Avant Homes Group
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Berkeley DeVeer has partnered with funds advised by Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited to acquire Avant Homes Group, one of the UK's leading residential property developers, to advance its growth plans...

Shoosmiths supports premium timber MBO
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has helped as one of the advisers on the management buyout (MBO) of a timber processor and distributor, Hawthorn Timber.Founded just under 70 years ago, Hawthorn Timber in Hull supports some of the highest quality machined softwood and sheet materials in the UK...

Shoosmiths Takes a Seat at Coalition for the Decarbonisation of Road Transport’s Table
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Stephen Dawson, head of financial services sector at leading UK law firm, Shoosmiths, has been asked to take a place on the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Decarbonisation of Road Transport, which launches today...

Shoosmiths Founding Member of Northern Ireland Clean Hydrogen Group
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has joined a new group which has been launched to support the growth of the clean hydrogen economy in Northern Ireland as a founding member. Hydrogen NI has been established to represent organisations with an interest in developing NI’s clean hydrogen economy...

Manchester Corporate Team Makes a Flying Start to 2021 with £1BN First Quarter
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

The Manchester Corporate team at leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has made a record-breaking start to the year by advising on more than a dozen deals worth over £1bn in the last three months...

Experts from leading UK law firm Shoosmiths comment on Queen’s Speech
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

Today the Queen’s Speech set out the government’s agenda for the next session and its plans to build back better from the pandemic and level-up opportunities across the country...

Four Promoted to Partner at Shoosmiths
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021
England

The promotions are across the firm’s divisions; corporate, real estate, personal advisory and business advisory...

Shoosmiths advises Gresham House in latest digital infrastructure investment
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2021
England

In the latest digital infrastructure deal handled by its specialist team, national law firm Shoosmiths represented Gresham House in a multi-million-pound investment through its British Strategic Investment Fund (BSIF) in Borderlink Broadband Limited, a Scottish based broadband company...

Shoosmiths appoints fintech specialist in London
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2021
England

Leading technology and fintech lawyer, Prakash Kerai (PK) has joined Shoosmiths’ London office as a commercial partner. Prakash KeraiOver the last fifteen years, Prakash has advised on technology and fintech arrangements at a top 30 UK law firm, becoming its head of fintech. Prakash – who joins the firm from DAC Beachcroft – has a wealth of technology and fintech experience...

Shoosmiths Advises in Acquisition of Opus 2 Group
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2021
England

Shoosmiths has advised Five Arrows Principal Investments (Rothschild & Co) in concluding a definitive agreement for a newco funded by Astorg, a leading global private equity firm, to acquire a majority stake in the Opus 2 group. This deal is the fourth major transaction the Shoosmiths team has undertaken for Five Arrows Principal Investments in as many months...

 

 


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