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Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Corporate and M&A


Harry has broad transactional experience in public and private M&A, equity capital markets and other corporate transactions. He also advises listed clients on a wide range of corporate governance matters, including activism situations.

Harry sits on the legal panel of the Investor Forum, having advised on its establishment, and has authored several publications on subjects relevant to his practice.

Harry heads our international committee which has oversight of our relationships with international law firms. Harry also co-heads our consumer and retail sector group.


Qualified 2006; partner 2014

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – small-mid cap

Robert Boyle and Richard Burrows jointly lead Macfarlanes LLP‘s capital markets practice, which is supplemented by the firm’s strengths in M&A, tax and regulatory work. With international capital markets transactions forming the bulk of the workload, the team acts for a mix of issuers, sponsors, management teams and owner managers. Harry CoghillTom Rose and senior counsel Mark Slade are other key practitioners.

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+

(Leading individuals)

Harry Coghill – Macfarlanes LLP

Praised by clients for its full-service capabilities and collegiate  style, Macfarlanes LLP is regularly sought out by well-known corporates across sectors including pharmaceuticals, financial and professional services, media, and retail for advice on large cross-border deals.  Co-practice head Howard Corney advises clients on international and emerging markets M&A and other matters.  Luke Powell, who runs the department with Corney, focuses on financial services, asset management and private equity, serving as the relationship partner for several of the firm’s top clients. Harry Coghill‘s broad sector focus sees him leading on multiple high-value transatlantic deals – often in collaboration with the equally prolific Tom Rose. Alex Edmondson heads up the firm’s private equity practice.