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Harriet is Of Counsel in the firm's corporate practice with a focus on public and private M&A.

Harriet helps UK and international clients implement M&A and other transactions.

Her experience includes recommended and hostile public company takeovers, private company acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, group reorganisations and listed company regulation and compliance.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • Sky on the competing takeover offers to acquire Sky by 21st Century Fox and Comcast Corporation which resulted in the recommended £30 billion takeover by Comcast
  • Stagecoach on
    • the competing takeover offers from National Express and DWS Infrastructure, which resulted in the recommended takeover by DWS
    • the disposal of its Megabus platform business in mainland Europe and the revised joint venture arrangements for Megabus in the UK
  • Inchcape in relation to various matters, including its £1.3 billion cash and shares business combination with Derco, the largest independent automotive distributor in Latin America, and on its disposal of Inchcape Fleet Solutions to Toyota Financial Services
  • Saga on its disposal of Allied Healthcare to Aurelius
  • AbbVie on its aborted £32 billion takeover bid for Shire
  • hibu (Yell) on its £2.3 billion debt and corporate restructuring