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Shepherd and Wedderburn

CONDOR HOUSE, 10 ST PAUL'S CHURCHYARD, LONDON, EC4M 8AL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7429 4900
Fax:
Fax 020 7329 5939
DX:
98945 CHEAPSIDE-2
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com

Carl Powlson

Tel:
Work 0207 429 4963
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com/
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Work Department

Corporate Finance

Position

Carl is a corporate partner based in London. He has a broad range of experience advising clients on UK and cross-border corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions (private and public), joint ventures, private equity and general corporate advice.  He also has extensive experience of advising on UK and international energy and infrastructure projects. Carl has experience in a wide range of industries, with a particular interest in the energy, real estate, telecoms and infrastructure sectors.

Career

1997 to 2011 Trainee then Solicitor (from 1999); Herbert Smith LLP, 2011 to 2016 Solicitor, Atanaskovic Hartnell LLP; 2016 to date Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP.

Member

Law Society of England and Wales

Education

Bedford Modern School; University of Exeter (1996 LLB (Euro) Hons).

Leisure

Rugby Fives, Wine especially that of the Southern Rhone.


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Real estate, technology, energy and natural resources are particular sector strengths for the team at Shepherd and Wedderburn, which has clients ranging from large corporates to fast-growing businesses. Carl Powlson leads the practice; alongside Philip Knowles, he advised Accrue Capital on its £43m acquisition of 100% of the share capital of seven Isle of Man incorporated companies from Harwood Real Estate, and acted for ICG-Longbow on various acquisitions, including two for £51.4m, made through a joint venture vehicle. Walter Blake assisted Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group with its equity fundraising in connection with the acquisition of wireless broadband provider Quickline Communications, as well as other acquisitions in Norway and Australia. The team has also acted for a number of overseas corporates: Andrew Blain, who splits his time between London and Edinburgh, advised Austria-based Andritz on the acquisition of a majority shareholding in key supplier Powerlase Photonics. Senior associate Tom Swan is also noted.

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