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Sherrards Solicitors LLP

Work 020 7478 9010
Fax 020 7499 3846
434 LDE
London, St Albans

Geraldine Fabre

Work +44 (0)20 7478 9917
Sherrards Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial


Geraldine specialises in the areas of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. She acts for both investors, owner managed businesses, multinational companies and financial institutions in the UK and abroad. She has advised on numerous IPOs, placings, reorganisations, acquisitions and disposals and has wide experience of cross-border transactions and commercial arrangements; in particular between France and the UK and more recently with Eastern Asia and Africa. She is the main contact for French speaking clients of the firm for business legal issues. Geraldine is dual qualified in England and France. She practiced as an in-house counsel in the IT and construction/utility industries. She has been named as a foreign legal expert in M&A for French clients in Chambers Global for a number of years including in 2016. Geraldine also sits on the advisory council for The French Chamber of Great Britain.


French and English


Geraldine sits on the advisory council for The French Chamber of Great Britain.


Paris X Nanterre

South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Sherrards Solicitors LLP fields a team of 'superb and professional practitioners' who are 'clear in their communication and effective at getting the job done'. From its base in Hertfordshire, the firm handles a range of M&A and private equity transactions for local, national and international clients, with particular strength advising owner-managed businesses. The firm has developed a strong reputation in the media and entertainment sector, where it acts for clients including Graphite Media, Earworm Music and Bestival. In an illustration of its work for international clients, Jean-Paul da Costa assisted Ofo UK, a China-based bike sharing company, with the establishment of its UK branch, which involved ensuring compliance with UK data protection laws, as well as handling UK trade mark applications. In another key mandate, practice head Leigh Head acted for Winkworth Franchising on a number of acquisitions and disposals, in addition to assisting it with commercial negotiations with franchisees. Also recommended are Geraldine Fabre, who particularly stands out for cross-border deals involving France and the UK; Kiall Bagnell, who was part of the team advising Cambria Automobiles on the £60m refinancing of the client's bank facilities; and Andrew Cooke, whose growing client base comprises private equity firms, high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs and public companies.

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