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Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street

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Debbie Jackson is one of five partners in the Corporate Group at Walker Morris. Voted as one of the UK’s ‘Hot 100’ by The Lawyer, she is recognised for her hands-on approach in providing practical solutions and her commitment to forging longstanding relationships. She specialises in all aspects of corporate law and regulation and has particular experience in M&A and private equity and venture capital transactions.

Described by clients as “very constructive, very commercial, very driven and actively involved in the issues” and someone who “doesn’t fall out with the other side” Debbie is seen as the “go to” lawyer to get deals done.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

(Leading individuals)

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Walker Morris LLP impresses with a strong track record in cross-border matters, as well as in transactions related to the private equity and ECM space. Clients are often active in the food and drink, manufacturing and technology sectors. The practice is overseen by John Hamer who handles public and private takeovers and acquisitions, and also includes Debbie Jackson; she is a key contact for a variety of funds. Richard Naish is well versed in advising public companies as well as food & drink sector clients. Daniel O’Gorman and Oliver Duke are noted for their experience in cross-border M&A and UK ECM transactions. Jo Stephenson has a focus on healthcare clients.

London > Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)

(Firms to watch)

Based in Leeds, Walker Morris LLP acts for national and international PE funds in buyouts and portfolio company M&A. Debbie Jackson leads the team.