"To have had Dwellworks' internal counsel, an independent US law firm, Simmons & Simmons and another UK firm acting for the bank to contend with was a challenge that the Michelmores team clearly relished and succeeded in dealing with. I am extremely grateful for all that Sam Billingham has done - it is enormously appreciated."
Jonathan Haward, Chairman, County Homesearch International PLC
Samantha is a Partner in the Corporate team, and Head of the Joint Ventures team.
She has over 30 years' experience in corporate and commercial law, advising both private and public sector clients.
Samantha is a lead advisor managing special projects for key clients that require a multi-disciplinary knowledge of business matters.
She is experienced in joint ventures and business reorganisations, structuring complex transactions and negotiating all relevant agreements, including investment terms, shareholder and management arrangements, articles of association, partnership and LLP agreements.
- Advising Freshways Dairy on the corporate aspects of its merger with Medina Dairy, including the arrangements to implement the new equity arrangements, funding arrangements & management structure to be put in place following regulatory approval and completion of the merger.
- Lead corporate advisor managing a multi-disciplinary team from Michelmores acting on the confidential acquisition of a chain of luxury hotels throughout England with a deal value exceeding £275m which completed during lockdown in 2020.
- Acting for the owner managers of Zoeftig Group on the sale of their business to Spanish company Figueras International Seating.