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Jenny Robertson

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Stevens & Bolton LLP

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Corporate partner dealing with broad range of corporate matters including company and business sales and acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, reorganisations, share incentive schemes and corporate advice for start ups and partnership and LLP issues. Recent transactions have included: Sale of ENER-G co-generation division to Centica plc; investment by Phoenix private equity in Rayner Surgical Group, acquisition of various insurance brokers by the Broker Network Group; and advice to various start-ups on early stage angel investments. Member of the firm's entrepreneur's group with a special interest in technology start-ups.


Trained at S&B 2001, qualified in 2003 and made partner in 2013


Queen Mary School, Lytham St Annes. University of Reading (BA Psychology 1998); College of Law (PGDL 2000; LPC 2001)


Sailing, running and family

London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

James Waddell leads the practice at Stevens & Bolton LLP, which has handled a number of cross-border M&A transactions; Keith Syson and Nick Atkins advised e-Travel, an online travel company based in Greece, on its merger with Swedish company Etraveli, and Syson also acted for the shareholders of Acro Aircraft Seating on the £55m sale of the company to China-based Zhejiang Science and Technology Investment Company. In addition, Jenny Robertson acted for Thesis Asset Management on its £47m sale to Regit Bidco, and Waddell advised insurance broker Stackhouse Poland on a series of transactions, including the acquisition of Lucas Fettes. Richard Baxter, Joe Bedford and Ken Woffenden are also key members of the team. Other clients include Bunzl, Metropolis International Group and Broker Network.

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South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Stevens & Bolton LLP's team is ‘excellent' for corporate M&A and commercial services work. It serves clients ranging from local startups, especially in the technology sectors, to international corporate clients including US investors. It advised the shareholders of e-Travel, which is based in Athens and has an office in Ireland, on its merger with Etraveli, a global online travel platform based in Sweden. James Waddell leads a team that can ‘focus on the key issues’ even during tight time frames and Nick Atkins  ‘is pro-active, responsive,  easy to speak to and commercial in his approach to understanding the client’s needs’. Joe Bedford and Ken Woffenden are highlighted for ‘their great understanding’ of clients' commercial needs. Other core names include Jenny Robertson, highly experienced duo Richard Baxter and Keith Syson, and head of commercial Beverley Whittaker. Senior associates James Floyd and Oscar Horwich  are also noted.

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