Lisa Sigalet > Shoosmiths LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
PO15 7AG

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Lisa is a Principal Associate within the Corporate department, based in the Solent office. Lisa advises on a wide range of corporate matters and her experience includes advising on acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations and corporate governance. Recent transactions include:

  • acting for Benefex Limited in relation to the initial investment by Business Growth Fund, the first BGF investment in the UK, as well as various corporate matters including acquisitions, disposals and restructuring, and on the subsequent exit of BGF as investors following a purchase from Bain Capital Private Equity;
  • acting for Meridian Growth Capital Limited on a number of investments, including advising on the initial investment into the start up loveholidays Limited in 2012 and the eventual £190 million sale to Livingbridge Private Equity;
  • acting for the Matchtech plc group on the acquisition of Application Services Limited and the subsequent placing of shares on AIM; and
  • advising Portchester Equity on a number of investments and disposals, including Chevron, Hi Technology Group and St Francis Veterinary Services.




Lisa joined Shoosmiths in January 2011, having previously worked for a regional firm where she trained and qualified in 2007. Lisa has had secondments to Meridian Corporate Finance LLP for nine months and to ICI for six months.


Lisa read law at the University of Kent and completed her LPC at BPP in Holborn.

Lawyer Rankings

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

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Lisa Sigalet Shoosmiths LLP

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.