Lisa is a Senior Associate within the Corporate department, based in the Solent office. Lisa advises on a wide range of corporate matters and her experience includes advising on acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations and corporate governance. Recent transactions include:
- acting for Benefex Limited in relation to the initial investment by Business Growth Fund, the first BGF investment in the UK, as well as various corporate matters including acquisitions, disposals and restructuring, and on the subsequent exit of BGF as investors following a purchase from Bain Capital Private Equity;
- acting for Meridian Growth Capital Limited on a number of investments, including advising on the initial investment into the start up loveholidays Limited in 2012 and the eventual £190million sale to Livingbridge Private Equity;
- acting for the Matchtech plc group on the acquisition of Application Services Limited and the subsequent placing of shares on AIM; and
- advising Portchester Equity on a number of investments and disposals, including Chevron, Hi Technology Group and St Francis Veterinary Services
Lisa joined Shoosmiths in January 2011, having previously worked for Blake Lapthorn where she trained and qualified in 2007. Lisa was seconded to Meridian Corporate Finance LLP for 9 months and to ICI for 6 months during her time at Blake Lapthorn.
Lisa read law at the University of Kent and completed her LPC at BPP in Holborn.