Jen is a legal director in our corporate division, based in the Edinburgh office.  She has extensive experience advising a range of clients, including investors, large corporates, management teams and owner managers on domestic and cross border venture capital, private equity and M&A transactions.
Jen acts for clients across a wide range of sectors and has developed particular expertise working with businesses in the healthcare, energy, hospitality, transport and technology sectors.
Jen's transactional experience includes advising:
  • an AIM listed company on the sale of its interest in a fixed wireless broadband provider to a Canadian headquartered private equity firm, in a deal that valued the business at up to £92.1 million
  • international hotelier Leonardo Hotels Europe on the acquisition of Morrison Street Hotel Limited and its Edinburgh city centre hotel
  • BGF on its £9m investment into Localised Group and Retail Services Group (both controlled by Peter Jones CBE)
  • national commercial vehicle hire business MV Commercial Ltd on various share and business purchases across the UK
  • the sellers on the £40m sale of digital marketing business Realise to St Ives plc
  • home care provider Carewatch Care Services on various acquisitions and disposals across the UK
Jen trained at Shoosmiths (then Archibald Campbell & Harley), qualifying in 2011.  Jen left in April 2020 to join Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP and re-joined Shoosmiths in September 2022.
Jen was named 'Up & Coming Lawyer of the Year' at the Law Awards of Scotland 2016.


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