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Work 01628 470 000
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Teri Hunter

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Work 01628 470 004
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Moorcrofts LLP

Work Department

Corporate/share schemes.

Position

As partner, and head of Corporate, Teri specialises in corporate law, with a particular focus on transactional work including sales, acquisitions, management buy outs and investments. She has experience of acting for purchasers and investors as well as vendors and companies and has good experience of cross border transactions including those which have had elements to consider in the US, France, Germany, Australia, France Hong Kong and Jersey. She also has experience of AIM listings.

She advises on all types of corporate restructuring including capital reductions, share repurchases, hive ups and demergers, as well as corporate compliance and principal agreements such as shareholders agreements, partnership agreements and LLP member’s agreements.

She also advises on company share schemes including HMRC approved schemes such as EMI, CSOP SIPs and EBTs. She also drafts more bespoke arrangements such as phantom schemes and flowering or part paid share arrangements.

She is commercially focused and has a good knowledge of the financial and tax aspects of all types of corporate transactions. Teri was named ‘Most Influential Woman in Corporate Transactions Law 2018 – UK’ in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards.

Notable transactions include advising Flexion Mobile Plc on the company’s re-registration as a public company and its listing on the NASDAQ First North market, the sale of award winning betting and gaming digital solutions company Grand Parade Limited to strategic buyer William Hill PLC, for £13.6 million in cash and shares, the £6 million sale of Teamultra to Computacenter (UK) Limited, a full scale UK restructure of an international healthcare company, the sale of notable branded slushy drinks company to Vimto, multiple fundraising rounds for energy company GnERGY, advising on a Hong Kong joint venture of a London based fashion and photographic business, the demerger of a South East based nursing and respite care provider, the sale of legal software provider Peapod, and the £18 million sale of aerospace, military, telecommunications software provider Varisys Limited.

Career

Trained with Kidd Rapinet qualified in 1997. After qualification worked a year in house for IT cabling and design company in their contracts and tender department drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.

Returned to Kidd Rapinet and worked in the commercial team in their Maidenhead and London teams, until 2000 when she joined Moorcrofts to achieve a more corporate focus. She became a partner at Moorcrofts in 2007.

When Founding Partner Adrian Phillips stepped back from his Managing Partner role at the end of January 2015, Teri became the firm’s Chief Financial Officer, and manages the firm alongside Andrew Katz as Chief Executive.

Education

Reading University (1991 BA English Literature/History 2(1)); De Montfort University (1994 Common Professional Exam); College of Law Guildford (1995 Legal Practice Course).

Leisure

Family, ice dance, sky diving.


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

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

Under the leadership of the 'consistently reliable and accessible', Teri Hunter, Moorcrofts LLP fields a corporate practice that is considered 'a trusted partner to clients' and is 'excellent on all fronts, particularly with regard to response times'. The firm's focus on corporate technology mandates makes it a natural choice for clients ranging from start-ups to PLCs. In an illustration of the firm's technology-sector expertise, Adrian Phillips  (who 'drives projects forward and protects clients' interests') and Peter Woolley  led a team advising Extrinsica Global on the demerger of the client's intelligent automation software business, which involved two preliminary capital reductions and a subsequent capital reduction demerger. In another highlight, Hunter ('excellent at explaining technicalities') acted alongside Will Pearce  and Mohsin Shabbir  ('responds in a timely fashion to calls for assistance') for Big Sky Partnership, a photographic and production studio, on two strategic acquisitions to expand its studio and production capabilities, and acted for the shareholders of TeamUltra on its £6m sale to Computacenter.

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