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Katie MacLean

About

Katie is a Solicitor (Qualified in Scotland) in our Corporate team in London.

Katie has experience in a range of corporate transactions, including M&A, private equity investment, capital markets and general corporate governance and advisory work. Clients include corporate entities across all sectors making strategic decisions, acquisitions or disposals and such companies seeking to raise finance. 

Prior to joining Michelmores in September 2019, Katie completed her training contract at a leading Scottish firm, Burness Paull. Having topped the Scottish Business Insider dealmaker table for four successive years, Burness Paull afforded Katie with the opportunity to assist on complex, international banking transactions and act for oil majors in the upstream oil & gas sector. 

Recent Experience

  • Advised investment bank, Corporate Finance House Group (CFH) (the wholly owned subsidiary of the Middle-East based First National Bank Group), in connection with its acquisition of Danube Capital Partners SRL from Day Group, the international property development and investment company. The Michelmores team advised CFH alongside local counsel Stratulat and Albulescu (Bucharest), Savills (London and Prague), Crosspoint Real Estate (Bucharest), Deloitte (Bucharest and Cyprus) and Van Kampen Lien (Luxembourg).
  • Advised British broadcaster, Cellcast plc (now Vintana plc), in relation to the sale of Cellcast UK to Com & Tel Media Limited, with finance being provided by SMS Media.
  • Advised Hybridan LLP, acting as nominated broker and placing agent for and on behalf of exploration and development company, Thor Mining plc, in connection with a placing, fundraising to support the company's development of tungsten prospects located in Bonya, Northern Australia.