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Browne Jacobson LLP

VICTORIA SQUARE HOUSE, VICTORIA SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM, B2 4BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 237 3900
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 1291
DX:
727740 BIRMINGHAM-62
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com

Mike Jackson

Tel:
Work 0121 237 4582
Email:
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Business services: corporate

Position

Mike is a partner and advises on all aspects of corporate law. With a particular focus on high growth clients, Mike advises on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and development capital transactions as well as equity markets work.

Since joining the firm in 2012, Mike has advised on AIM and Main Market fundraisings and the recommended takeover of both AIM and Main Market listed companies. He recently advised on the recommended takeover of Main Market listed Source BioScience plc by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Mike is also one of the few lawyers outside the City with extensive experience of cross-border mergers under The Companies (Cross-Border) Merger Regulations. This year he has also acted on significant transactions for the Business Growth Fund and Mobeus Equity Partners and has continued to advise clients in the technologies sector as part of Browne Jacobson’s technologies team.

Career

  • Wragge & Co LLP – 2004 – 2010
  • DLA Piper UK LLP – 2010 - 2012

Education

  • Solicitor – admitted September 2006
  • Legal Practice Course
  • Postgraduate Diploma  
  • BA (Hons) - History


London: Corporate and commercial

Venture capital

Within: Venture capital

Strengthened in London by the arrival of the 'very knowledgeable and service-orientedJon Snade from Irwin Mitchell in February 2017 and also benefiting from a strong Midlands presence which is spearheaded by Mike JacksonBrowne Jacobson LLP's venture capital team is gaining increased market visibility and is picking up a considerable amount of high-quality work from investees and investors in the technology sector. The team has nurtured a sizeable client base as a result of its innovative "Grow" programme which is tailored for companies at any stage of the start-up journey, from protecting an idea or brand through to a successful exit. Snade recently acted for insurtech start-up Digital Fineprint (a Grow client) on its $2.7m second fundraising round. Other clients include Cloud Castle, Foresight, Mobeus and Transformative AI.

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West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Within: Next generation lawyers

Mike Jackson - Browne Jacobson LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Browne Jacobson LLP 'has good industry knowledge and excellent experience and knowledge of clients’ businesses – the advice is always set out in ways that non-lawyer clients can understand’. Mike Jackson  advised the shareholders of Heads & All Threads on its sale to ParkOhio Holdings for £18m. Jackson also has experience in AIM capital markets work, advising Image Scan on placing another £525k. Other key figures in Birmingham include Kevin Jones, who advises local authority pension schemes on purchasing interests in investment funds; Michael Stace , who is ‘diligent, understands the issues and communicates well, so clients feel safe in his hands’; and Matthew Woodford, who has competition law expertise and handles a range of advisory matters, some of which for automotive sector clients, as well as merger control matters. Associate Ryan Harrison is a key contact in Birmingham for commercial contracts – he is ‘highly responsive, with a great knowledge of clients’ businesses and explains things articulately’. TCL Group is another client.

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