Jeff Twentyman > Slaughter and May > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slaughter and May

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Work Department

Areas of expertise:
Corporate and M&A
Private Equity
Real Estate and Construction
Risk and Business Transformation


Jeff is a partner who undertakes a broad range of corporate and commercial work for both corporate and private equity clients, advising on acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, mergers and public takeovers, flotations and equity capital markets and private equity investment. He is Head of our Private Equity group and Head of Sustainability.


Joined Slaughter and May in 1989. Partner since 1998.


Sackville School, East Grinstead; University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1987 LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Environment

Slaughter and May’s environment team is led by head of environmental law Samantha Brady, head of sustainability Jeff Twentyman , and Matthew Tobin  and stands out for its transactional work. Its sustainability and climate change offering has grown over the past year. Its key strengths include finding solutions to help clients allocate and provide for environmental and ESG risks on M&A transactions and advising on all areas of the energy sector including renewables, nuclear and oil and gas. It also has expertise in helping corporates navigate the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures.

London > Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions – high-value deals (£250m+)

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Jeff Twentyman  – Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May continues to expand its presence in the private equity space, advising on private market transactions as well as leveraging its public M&A expertise to handle carve-outs and take-privates. The team acts for sponsors on both the buy and sell-side of deals and is also highly active in portfolio company M&A. Jeff Twentyman focuses on infrastructure PE, while Harry Bacon and Filippo de Falco head up the overall group. The pair have broad expertise in this space, with de Falco particularly noted for his work with Spanish and Italian companies.