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Marriott Harrison LLP
80 Cheapside

Work Department



Partner. Experienced in advising on both domestic and international corporate transactions, particularly on M&A and fundraisings. Regularly acts for individuals and private and public institutions, including private equity and venture capital houses. Wide range of sector experience, including: technology; commercial property; film and television; energy; retail; food and drink; and manufacturing. Acted on transactions ranging from £100k to £100m in value.



Joined Marriott Harrison 2006, partner since 2015.

Trained Rooks Rider, London; qualified 2004.





Law Society, British Venture Capital Association, Board member Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain.


Carmel College; Manchester Metropolitan University (2003, LLB, 1st Class Honours); College of Law, London.


Golf, tennis, football, squash, chess, skiing, travelling, reading and cooking.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: Smaller Deals, £10m-£100m

Marriott Harrison LLP fields a ‘commercially agile’ corporate team, well regarded for its capabilities in advising progressive private corporate and leading investors on the full scope of M&A transactions. The team has been increasingly active on cross-border M&A transactions aimed at venture capital backed businesses in the last year. Practice head Jonathan Leigh-Hunt acts for a diverse roster of clients – including management teams, owners and investee companies – on a host of corporate transactions. Ben Devons has experience across the media, technology, retail and professional services sectors, and has been described as a practitioner who is ‘calm, composed but robustly defends clients on key issues.’