Howard Corney > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Corporate and M&A


Howard heads the firm’s mergers and acquisitions group.

He undertakes a broad range of M&A work with a particular focus on cross-border M&A and private equity.

Howard also established and leads our Africa practice and is the lead corporate and M&A partner in our industrial and manufacturing sector group.


Trained Macfarlanes; qualified 2000; partner 2007

Lawyer Rankings

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

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.