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Janice Wall

Tel:
Work 020 7395 3000
Email:
Web:
wedlakebell.com/janice-wall.html
Wedlake Bell LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Head of corporate practice group, with substantial UK and international experience in advising on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, listings, incorporation of professional services firms, partnership and LLP agreements, and restructurings, including debt for equity swaps, especially in the property and retail sectors.

Career

Janice joined Wedlake Bell's corporate team in 2010. She is currently head of the team and the wider Corporate Business Group and member of the Wedlake Bell management board.

Janice qualified as a solicitor in 1987. She joined  Dechert LLP and was made partner in 1997. She was head of the London office of Pitmans LLP from 2004 to 2010.

 

Member

Janice is a member of the IBA Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee and the Association of Women Solicitors.

Education

Deyes High School; University of Nottingham (1984 LLB 1st class hons); Nottingham Trent University (1985 LSF hons).

Leisure

Literature, theatre, ballet, swimming, yoga.


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

The team at Wedlake Bell LLP acts for clients including small and medium-sized quoted companies, investment managers, private clients and family-owned businesses. The practice is led by corporate real estate expert Janice Wall, whose clients include Cala Homes and Care UK. Wall is also noted for her experience in advising public companies on fundraising matters; alongside corporate governance specialist Edward Craft, she acted for nominated adviser and broker client N+1 Singer on a £60m placing of shares in an AIM company. Julian Mathews, who is the key contact for the hospitality and leisure sectors, advised the founder of Bestplace on the sale of a majority interest in the company to Enterprise Managed Investments; he also acted for Petersham Nurseries, Honest Burgers and Nadler Hotels. Rosalyn Breedy specialises in the financial services and private wealth sectors. Adam Lynch joined from Maclay Murray & Spens LLP in October 2017.

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