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Squire Patton Boggs

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

Noted for its ‘extremely high standard of work‘, Squire Patton Boggs has an excellent track record and maintains a spread of activity across the international private equity funds and capital markets spaces. Overseen by Hannah Kendrick, the team has been recently bolstered with the arrival of David Milne who joined from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, and the elevation Mae Salem to the partnership. The group is engaged by many private equity funds on high-value M&A transactions and is skilled in handling IPOs. Jonathan Jones is a key transactional lawyer in the group as is Paul Mann, and Jonathan Ross is also singled out. Form commercial work, Paul Jinks is the main contact, advising a range of clients including blue-chip companies.

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

In addition to acting for a number of private equity houses on transactions, Squire Patton Boggs is also frequently instructed by management teams to handle sales to private equity. The practice has a broad geographic reach; led by Paul Mann in Leeds, it also has teams in Manchester, Birmingham and London, in addition to lawyers across the US. Besides Mann, who acts on the full range of corporate transactions, key contacts in the team include Jonathan Jones, who also serves as European managing partner.  The firm has made a number of partner-level additions to the PE team since the start of 2020 including:  Ben Squires , Charles Leeming , Stephen Ball ,Fergus Gallagher  and Julian Thatcher.