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Lewis Silkin’s Corporate team in Cardiff have been nominated for Private Equity/Venture Capital Deal of the Year at the Insider Media Wales Dealmakers Awards
Press22 August 2023
We are pleased to announce that our Cardiff Corporate team led by Geraint Tilsley has been nominated for the Private Equity/Venture Capital Deal of the Year at the Insider Media Wales Dealmakers Awards.
Lewis Silkin recognised with top rankings in Chambers UK 2022 for Employment, Media and Entertainment: Advertising and Marketing, and Intellectual Property: Law Firms with Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
Press21 October 2021
Lewis Silkin’s performance in the sector continues to improve following a strong performance in Legal 500, earning 69 individual and practice rankings – of which 6 are top tier practice rankings and 5 are new entries or improvements.
Lewis Silkin receives tier 1 ranking in Legal 500 UK 2022 for Employment, M&A and Media and Entertainment
Press01 October 2021
Lewis Silkin continues to receive strong recognition in the latest Legal 500 UK guide released yesterday, earning 67 individual lawyer and practice rankings – of which 7 are top tier practice rankings, 3 were new entries and 7 were improvements on last year.
Press15 April 2021
Lewis Silkin has announced the hire of Wendy Saunders—a financial services, markets law and regulation expert—as a legal director. Her addition to the team further bolsters the firm’s financial services offering, as well as provides additional expertise for the technology & communications sector.
Serie A looks to private equity to boost revenue – Susie Jarrold writes for leading global sports market intelligence provider, Sportcal
Press30 September 2020
In early September, the 20 Italian Serie A clubs voted in favour of the creation of a new company to manage the league’s media rights, and to consider two private equity bids for a 10 per cent stake. Susie Jarrold discusses what this might mean for Serie A, and the upward trend of private equity investment in sport in general.
What is a convertible loan note? Future Fund scheme explained: Timothy Leeson writes for Growth Business
Press21 April 2020
The government's £500m Future Fund offers up to £5m to growth companies through convertible growth notes. In this article for Growth Business, Timothy Leeson explains the pros and cons of convertible loan notes.
Press01 April 2019
Fergus Payne recently attended the latest Gazette roundtable, where mergers, finance, technology and succession planning were high on the agenda and changing law firm business structures were discussed.
Press24 October 2018
In an article for Essential Retail, Matthew Rowbotham comments on the Chancellor of the Exchequer suggestion of bringing in a special tax on online businesses coined the "Amazon Tax" in an attempt to rescue brick and mortar retailers in the UK.
Sam Pennington featured in The Times - Raconteur report: Mergers, Acquisitions & Exit Strategies - Cover your bucks when dealmaking
Press27 September 2018
Corporate partner Sam Pennington featured in The Times - Raconteur report - M&A and Exit Strategies today, quoted in relation to the growing use of insurance in Mergers & Acquisitions transactions.
Karish Andrews comments for Sportcal: Clubs reject CVC's £275m Premiership bid but would sell minority
Press13 September 2018
Karish Andrews comments in an article for Sportcal, which discusses the clubs in the Gallagher Premiership rejecting a £275-million offer from CVC Capital Partners.
Press01 August 2018
In an article for Lawyer Monthly, Jonathan Carr discusses employment law due diligence in M&A transactions, and what US companies should consider when investing in the UK.
Press03 July 2018
In an article for Architect's Choice, Sara Cohen discusses the concept of business owners sharing ownership with employees.
Press13 April 2018
Karish Andrews comments on football team Paris St-Germain, who are set to face UEFA sanctions after accusations of failing to meet FFP regulations.
Press13 March 2018
In an article for Accountancy Age, Fergus Payne discusses why firms would consider listing on a stock market or taking external investment.
Sam Pennington writes for Essential Retail: Buying your way to success – clicks to bricks from an M&A perspective
Press03 August 2017
Sam Pennington has written an article for Essential Retail magazine which takes a look at mergers and acquisitions in an omnichannel world.
Press17 July 2017
David Willbe has written a piece for Startup Grind.
Press05 July 2017
Corporate Finance Partner, David Willbe, discusses the legal minefield of setting up a startup, from incorporating a business to options and shares, and gives his best practice advice on setting up a new business in Collider’s latest podcast.
Press18 November 2016
We are pleased to announce that our experts will host a business reception in Dubai on 'Establishing a Business Presence in the UK' jointly with UK chartered certified accountants MEEM Associates.
Press08 September 2016
Top 100 UK law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the addition of two new partners to its corporate team and technology sector group. Tim Leeson and David Willbe bring a wealth of experience in advising technology businesses on corporate finance matters.
Press27 April 2015
Lewis Silkin has advised How Splendid Ltd (‘Splendid’), the digital design and development consultancy, on its sale to Creston plc, the marketing communications group. Founded in 2003 and based in London, Splendid comprises User Experience (“UX”) specialists, designers and developers, delivering work for a variety of multinational, blue-chip clients across the finance, utilities, retail and media sectors.