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Debbie Jackson

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Walker Morris LLP

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Corporate

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Partner

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Debbie Jackson is one of five partners in the Corporate Group at Walker Morris. Voted as one of the UK’s ‘Hot 100’ by The Lawyer, she is recognised for her hands-on approach in providing practical solutions and her commitment to forging longstanding relationships. She specialises in all aspects of corporate law and regulation and has particular experience in M&A and private equity and venture capital transactions.

Described by clients as “very constructive, very commercial, very driven and actively involved in the issues” and someone who “doesn’t fall out with the other side” Debbie is seen as the “go to” lawyer to get deals done.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

Within: Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

The ‘incredibly strong team’ at Walker Morris LLP is ‘one of the best in Leeds and the surrounding area’ with ‘commercially focused advice that makes it equally as good as any of the London firms’. John Hamer leads the department and advises on public and private company takeovers, acquisitions, public market listings and private equity investments; his recent work includes acting for Total Capital Partners on the funding of its MBO of Walkers Transports. Clients also praise Ian Gilbert and director Jo Stephenson, Debbie Jackson, who ‘gets stuff done effectively’; Richard Naish, who ‘communicates effectively’; and Daniel O'Gorman, who is ‘pragmatic and solution oriented’. Jackson recently advised Endless on the sale of Karro Food Group to CapVest Partners, Naish acted for Servelec Group on its recommended cash offer from Scarlet Bidco, and O’Gorman assisted Data Intensity and its owner with its sale to EQT. Renew Holdings, Custodian REIT and Mattioli Woods are also clients.

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