Ms Kate Ball-Dodd > Mayer Brown International LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Kate Ball-Dodd has a wide-ranging corporate practice that encompasses corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (including public takeovers), equity fund raisings, joint ventures, and corporate governance. She advises a number of quoted companies and financial intermediaries on the UKLA Listing Rules and Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Prospectus Rules, the AIM Rules, the Takeover Code and general company law. Kate speaks regularly at external conferences on corporate governance and takeovers.


Nottingham Trent University 1993; LLB (Hons) The College of Law, Guildford 1994; LPC (with distinction)

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London > Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – small-mid cap

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Kate Ball-DoddMayer Brown International LLP

London > Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – mid-large cap

Mayer Brown International LLP represents issuers, investment banks, sponsors, placement agents and selling shareholders across the spectrum of ECM transactions including public offerings and private placements, stock exchange listings, rights offerings, capital reorganisations, share buy-backs and demergers. In terms of IPO transactions, the firm’s activity covers a number of cash shell company/SPAC transactions, as well as capital raising and block trades. Practice head Kate Ball-Dodd handles corporate finance work, M&A, equity fund raisings, joint ventures and corporate governance matters.

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+

Mayer Brown International LLP’s corporate and securities practice is noted for its proficiency in cross-border transactions, working with a litany of renowned entities from the worlds of manufacturing, tech, financial services, and media and entertainment. The ‘impressive’ Kate Ball-Dodd is regularly engaged on the full scope of corporate finance and M&A deals, including public takeovers and joint ventures. Richard Page ‘s expertise is concentrated in the real estate, private equity, and TMT sectors, while Tim Nosworthy ‘s deep knowledge of the funds space makes him a key contact for various asset managers and institutional investors. Rebecca Bothamley – who also heads up the transactional liability practice – frequently helms transatlantic deals for all manner of clients.