Louise is a senior corporate lawyer, advising on the full range of corporate and corporate finance transactions (capital raisings and listings), public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investments, ESG, and risk management. Louise was previously a partner at Allen & Overy LLP and Pinsent Masons LLP.
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Louise has extensive experience in advising on all corporate transactions. She has excellent project management skills and a pragmatic and commercial style. She has the confidence to challenge the status quo whilst delivering robust advice sensitively and with a collaborative approach. She is also a first-tier Tribunal Judge (hearing immigration and welfare benefits appeals), and a director of Pembroke VCT PLC, the main market listed investment trust. She is also Vice-Chair and Chair of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee of Women’s Pioneer Housing, which provides affordable accommodation for vulnerable women.
EXAMPLES OF HER RECENT WORK INCLUDES ADVISING:
RBG Holdings plc in connection with its acquisition of Memery Crystal.
In connection with the sale by PE and management of a UK electronics business by way of auction sale, ultimately sold to a trade buyer.
In connection with the acquisition of a UK company holding all the rights and assets of an Egyptian solar project located in Egypt.
In connection with the proposed acquisition of a UK-based higher education business by a Chinese-owned listed SPV, together with the proposed delisting of the existing vehicle and IPO of a new acquisition vehicle.
A main market listed venture capital trust in connection with a variety of its investments.
Five UK charities in connection with a digital technology joint venture.
On various secondary fundraisings on AIM/Main Market.
“We as a firm have worked with Louise on a number of complex cross-border transactions. She has always been very responsive, technically excellent, commercially very wise and has every time brought to the table a wealth of experience which has proven extremely helpful for the process. Definitely magic circle service at a very effective price. Last but not least, Louise is very pleasant to deal with. We could not recommend her more.“
Fabio Pizzoccheri, Grimaldi LLP