Stuart Young > Gowling WLG > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Gowling WLG
4 MORE LONDON RIVERSIDE
LONDON
SE1 2AU
England
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Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Partner specialising in mergers and acquisitions work including international joint ventures; leader of the firm’s automotive industry group.

Career

Trained Wragge & Co; qualified 1993; partner Wragge & Co 2000; Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, partner, 2014.

Education

William Hulme’s Grammar School; Birmingham University (1990 LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Fielding one of the largest corporate and commercial practices in the region, Gowling WLG consistently handles big-ticket international transactions for a formidable line-up of public and private sector entities. Corporate chair Chris Towle spearheads the firm’s US sales and UK indirect real estate practices, handling cross-border REIT transactions and restructuring for some of the market’s biggest investment managers. Stuart Young heads up both the corporate finance and automotive sector groups, while automotive manufacturing lead Ragi Singh works with a number of electric vehicle companies on a steady flow of acquisitions. Sharon Ayres is highly experienced in investment structures and joint venture agreements, while Amar Adatia heads up the solvent structuring and group reorganisation desk. On the commercial side, David Lowe is reputed for his ‘knowledgeable, practical and solution-driven’ approach to logistics agreements and procurement strategies, most notably in the food and retail arenas. The ‘outstanding’ Sarah Riding is well-versed in all manner of contract arrangements, regularly assisting clients from the worlds of manufacturing, automotive, energy and sport. Principal associate Caroline McNally is also recommended. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.