Laura Austin > Shoosmiths LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
RUSSELL HOUSE, 1550 PARKWAY
SOLENT BUSINESS PARK, WHITELEY
WHITELEY
PO15 7AG
England

Work Department

Coprorate

Position

Laura is a solicitor within the Solent corporate team.

She has experience working on mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs, private equity investments and general corporate governance.

Previously, Laura has worked in-house for both a technology company and a marine engineering company. She joined Shoosmiths as a paralegal in 2015 before starting her training contract.

Laura spent nine months of her training contract working in-house at a corporate finance house before qualifying in 2018.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Hampshire

Based out of the national firm’s Solent office in Southampton, Shoosmiths LLP’s regional corporate team advises a wide range of regional, national, and international clients in the key areas of venture capital, private equity, and mid-market M&A. The national corporate offering is led by Stephen Porter , based in Southampton, and Mark Shepherd heads the local team on corporate and commercial matters, with Sean Wright leading on private equity. The team deals with a variety of high-value and complex matters, including deals that are crucial to clients’ longer-term strategy. Lisa Sigalet brings experience in both M&A and private equity, and is noted for her crucial roles supporting team leadership and acting on complex cross-border transactions. Emma Livesey and Laura Austin are also recommended.