Kirsty Adamson > Weightmans > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile



 Kirsty is a technically skilled, highly competent solicitor, offering advice to well-known businesses such as Camerons Brewery Limited, BGF, Northumbrian Water Limited and Crafter’s Companion Limited on matters including acquisitions and disposals, private equity investment, general company law matters e.g. corporate governance issues, compliance and shareholder agreements.
 Kirsty has experience in acquisitions and disposals of private companies with both local and national presence.
 Kirsty also advises on private equity investment, including dealing with early stage investment or subsequent supplementary funding, advising both venture capital funds and companies. Kirsty has further demonstrated her business acumen within the Financial Services sector, advising on a number of mergers and acquisitions.
 Kirsty has contributed content for two publications aimed at the Financial Services sector, How are advisers adapting to a changing environment? and, more recently, Fintech - Embracing the future, adapting to innovation.
 Demonstrating a mature commercial awareness, Kirsty understands the environmental pressures facing the legal industry and is aware of the changing needs of the client. Delivering above and beyond the level of service the client expects, Kirsty’s pride in her work ensures she goes that extra mile to understand the needs of the client and their business and enables her to deliver a service that is truly supportive of the client’s objectives and the desired outcome.
 It is testimony to Kirsty’s legal ability that the sectors she has advised so early in her career make up an enviable list and include banking and financial services, education, utilities and energy, leisure, technology, healthcare and construction.
 Kirsty’s growing reputation within the market was recognised when she was named the North East’s Emerging Dealmaker of the Year for 2019 at the Insider Dealmakers Awards and enhanced further by Legal 500 in which she was cited as “definitely one to watch.”

Lawyer Rankings

North > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Newcastle

(Rising stars)

Kirsty AdamsonWeightmans

Weightmans corporate team, led by Duncan Reid, is known for providing ‘exceptional business advice against a backdrop of solid commercial knowledge’. Reid advises clients, including private equity companies, on investments involving debt and equity, with Paul Wigham also a key name to note in this space. Reid and Wigham not only advice investors but also support target companies of investments. Kirsty Adamson and recent arrival Eleanor Baird support at principal associate level, while associate Nick Gray is also a key figure. The Newcastle team regularly work with Marc Allison, who relocated from Newcastle to Leeds.