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Sophie Thompson

Sophie Thompson

Associate

Sophie is a corporate lawyer with M&A and corporate governance experience.

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Experience

Sophie is an Associate in the corporate division. She has experience acting on a variety of corporate transactional matters, including public and private M&A, joint ventures and general corporate governance matters for listed and non-listed clients.

Sophie spent nine months on secondment to the Corporate and M&A Legal team at Lloyds Banking Group in 2016/17, where she acted on mergers and acquisitions as well as providing advice on general corporate and commercial matters.

Sophie's experience includes advising:

  • Old Mutual plc on the disposal of Rogge Global Partners, a global fixed income asset management business, to Allianz Global Investors GmbH
  • ARRIS Group Inc, a US technology company, on its $2.1 billion takeover offer for of Pace plc, a UK-based technology solutions provider
  • TSB Banking Group plc on the £1.7 billion takeover by Banco de Sabadell
  • Willis Group on its acquisition of an 85% majority stake in Miller Insurance Services LLP