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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...

Shoosmiths awarded Platinum Investors in People
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2021
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has been awarded the highly prestigious Investors In People Platinum accreditation, following on from becoming the first Top 50 law firm to achieve Gold status in 2011. This elite accolade puts Shoosmiths in the top 2% of the tens of thousands of companies assessed throughout Investors in People’s history...

Shoosmiths Advises Matillion on $100m Series D Funding Round
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2021
England

LEADING VC specialists at UK law firm Shoosmiths have advised cloud data integration platform Matillion on its $100m Series D funding round. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Battery Ventures, Sapphire Ventures and Scale Venture Partners, as well as venture debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank’s U.K. branch...

Shoosmiths Harnesses the Power of ‘Eight’ with New Connected Services Offering
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2021
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has today announced its brand-new offering Shoosmiths8 Connected Services, which will provide non-legal products to its clients, complementing the firm’s existing services...

Celebrating LGBT History Month
Shoosmiths LLP, February 2021
England

Notwithstanding the pandemic, February marks LGBT History Month; an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history. It is important that the progress we have made to date is not only recognised but celebrated...

Client Experience and Innovation at Heart of Soaring Directories Results, says Shoosmiths’ CEO
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2020
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is proud to have received excellent results in both the Legal 500 and Chambers UK legal directories this year. The firm achieved a tremendous result in the Legal 500 with 115 practice areas ranked, and 31 ‘Top Tier’ rankings, with 25 practice areas moving up a tier...

Shoosmiths Advises on £38m Debt and Equity Raise for Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2020
England

Popular tourist attraction Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) has raised an additional £38 million-pound by way of debt and equity from BGF and a major high street bank. The development capital will be deployed to double the park’s size and help the park to fulfil its objective of attracting 1.5 million visitors a year. The Doncaster-based park currently has more than 450 animals...

Shoosmiths Hires Senior Financial Services Litigation Lawyer, Jonathon Crook
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2020
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has expanded its litigation team with the appointment of Jonathon Crook as a partner, to further enhance its award winning financial services litigation practice. With a wealth of experience in advising on all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution since 1991, Jonathon is an established name in this area of law...

Shoosmiths Expands its Highly Regarded Court of Protection Team
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2020
England

Shoosmiths has expanded its Court of Protection (COP) team with the recruitment of a new partner, Sue Bowler, who will be based in the firm’s Thames Valley office. Sue BowlerSue’s extensive experience and expertise in this area will further enhance the existing high net worth and disputed wills and trust teams currently working in the Thames Valley office...

Shoosmiths advises DIF Capital Partners on major infrastructure investment
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2020
England

A CONTINGENT of corporate, commercial, infrastructure and tax experts at UK law firm Shoosmiths have advised DIF Capital Partners (DIF) on its substantial infrastructure investment into Liberatis Limited (which trades as 4th Utility), allowing the business to majorly expand its ultrafast broadband operations...

Shoosmiths Continues Strategic Expansion in Glasgow with Major Employment Appointment
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020
England

Shoosmiths is making further strides into the Glasgow market– attracting DWF’s national head of employment, Michael McLaughlin. Michael’s appointment represents further strategic expansion by the firm in Scotland, as he joins recent recruit banking partner Fiona Cameron and real estate partner Barry McKeown who opened the Glasgow location last year...

Chambers Highlights Shoosmiths as Go-To Firm for High Net Worth Individuals
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020
England

The Shoosmiths wealth protection team has been recognised for its work in advising their clients on a range of matters including bespoke tax efficient succession planning, family investment companies, trusts and inheritance disputes, in this year’s Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Guide...

Mini-Budget 2020: Shoosmiths’ Expert Comments and a Warning
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020
England

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has unveiled a coronavirus jobs and economy recovery plan in a mini-Budget 2020. Here, Catherine Williams, head of Shoosmiths’ living sector and partner and Nick Iliff, co-head of infrastructure and energy sector discuss some of the key announcements and Stephen Dawson, head of financial services provides a warning on spending...

Springboard Advise Partington Engineering on the Cross-Border Sale to Argent Industrial
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020
England

Springboard Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of Partington Engineering on the cross-border sale of the business to Argent Industrial, a company headquartered in South Africa and quoted on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. This is the fourth deal that Springboard has completed post lockdown...

Bensons for Beds pre-pack deal agreed – Shoosmiths CR&A team advise on another high-profile brand/retailer
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020
England

The corporate restructuring and advisory (CR&A) team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has acted for administrators PwC in the pre-pack sale of popular high street retailer Bensons for Beds. Bensons for Beds, which operates 243 shops, has been bought by its former owner, turnaround firm Alteri Investors, saving nearly 2,000 jobs...

Arbuthnot Assists in Lending Facility for Chiltern Capital with Help from Shoosmiths
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2020
England

The banking and finance team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised its client Arbuthnot Commercial Asset Based Lending on an asset-based lending facility for the purchase of mechanical contractor Doby Verrolec by Chiltern Capital from Verrolec’s existing parent company Heitkamp & Thumann...

Shoosmiths Boosts UK Real Estate Finance Team with Strategic Gires in London, Manchester & Leeds
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2020
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has grown its national real estate finance offering by hiring specialist senior lawyers in Manchester, Leeds and London, in line with the firm’s growth strategy...

Shoosmiths Looks to the Future with 'The New How'
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2020
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is trailblazing out of lock-down with its forward-looking initiative, ‘The New How’. Led by partners David Jackson and Tony Randle, ‘The New How’ focuses on how businesses could and should be working to perform optimally in the ‘new normal’...

 

 


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