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Marriott Harrison LLP
11 STAPLE INN
LONDON
WC1V 7QH
England

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

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.

Career

Trained Rooks Rider, London; qualified 2004; partner Marriott Harrison 2015.

Languages

Basic Greek.

Memberships

Law Society, British Venture Capital Association.

Education

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

Leisure

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

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Marriott Harrison LLP ‘s corporate team has a strong reputation for M&A, private equity and venture capital work. The team works across a variety of sectors including media, hospitality, education and advises fast growth technology companies in fintech, e-tail and data analytics. Daniel Jacob leads the corporate department, acting on M&A transactions and growth capital investments on behalf of entrepreneurs, investors and owner managers. Andrew Ross recently joined the practice from Arnold & Porter, bringing with him a practice focused on private equity-backed transactions and domestic and cross-border mergers. Ben Devons and Jonathan Leigh-Hunt are also both names to note.