Caroline Cropley > Druces LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Druces LLP

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial 


Caroline is the Head of Corporate Restructuring in the Corporate and Commercial Department. She deals with a broad range of corporate work, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and investment agreements and structuring.  Caroline’s focus is corporate restructuring, in both solvent and insolvent situations.  She is regularly instructed to advise international group companies, charities, investors and high net worth individuals on corporate law issues and corporate governance.


Qualified as a solicitor in 2005; Middleton Potts – Trainee Solicitor / Solicitor – 2003 – 2006; Finers Stephens Innocent, 2006 – 2009, Chattertons Solicitors 2009-2013, Druces LLP (formerly Druces & Attlee) – Associate / Senior Associate – 2013 to present.


City of London Law Society; R3


University of East Anglia (Law LLB) ; Guildford Law School, (LPC)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Druces LLP‘s practice fields a team of advisers who handle M&A and various other corporate transactions for a diverse roster of clients, spanning the healthcare, insurance, construction, mining, retail and digital media industries. Practice head Christopher Axford is noted for his niche expertise in regulated businesses and shari’ah compliant structuring work, and is a regular port of call for the firm’s health and social care sector client base. Stephen Ronaldson has particular expertise in mining, oil and gas transactions, while Caroline Cropley advises international entities on group restructurings and investment structuring matters. Antony Cotton is recommended for fintech and early stage company M&A.