Shoosmiths has one of the most active and dynamic corporate teams nationwide in terms of M&A deals done, providing tailored advice to corporate clients.

At Shoosmiths, we advise public and private companies, partnerships, management teams, investors and debt providers through every stage of the business life cycle.

Our corporate team are ranked first for having advised on more deals than any other UK law firm throughout 2023 according to Experian's MarketIQ M&A Review.

Corporate advice through every stage of the business life cycle

Our corporate lawyers will support and advise you all the way from start-up (including assisting you with structuring options), through to M&A, management transactions, development funding, restructuring, capital reductions and private equity funding.

At every stage we will help you to look at the practical and legal aspects, always taking into account your ultimate exit strategy. Shoosmiths corporate team want to ensure you achieve your objectives.

How can we help?

Our lawyers tailor their approach to each client, delivering high quality advice backed by cost transparency, business sense, clear reporting and accessibility.

We cultivate strong leadership and project management skills in all our lawyers to drive transactions forward and help you achieve the best outcome.

Why Shoosmiths

With more than 160 corporate lawyers operating in England and Scotland, clients also benefit from the strength of our specialist teams covering tax, employment, pensions, competition, real estate and commercial issues to ensure all aspects of every deal are entirely supported.

What sets us apart from others is our ability to truly listen to our clients and use their feedback to continually improve. Because of this, we have been recognised in national award programmes for innovation and we are known for our excellent client experience.

Shoosmiths' corporate team has a proven record for providing us with a great service on UK and international elements of various transactions. Their efforts have merely reinforced what we already knew - they are a legal team we can trust to deliver.

Ian Wallis, MML Capital Partners

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