"Edwin and the Michelmores team were very helpful in providing clear and pragmatic advice to the investing management and founders in a complex transaction with international dimensions."

Stuart Layzell, Chairman of XVR and LearnPro

"Michelmores played a key role in getting this transaction to completion and we are very pleased to have had them on the deal."

Jeniv Shah, Partner at Apiary Capital

"Michelmores played a crucial role in getting this investment over the line and we are very pleased with their professional yet pragmatic approach."

Brian Menell, Chairman & CEO of TechMet

"Completing a deal in the middle of a pandemic was challenging, but Michelmores did a great job keeping everyone focused and pushing at the right pace. Their professionalism and focus on the big issues helped us deliver a key strategic partner for growth."

Troy Christensen, CEO of Enotria 

"These are difficult times for many businesses and the faith demonstrated by investors in ours and its growth prospects is most welcome. This was a new process for us all but with the help and advice we received from Edwin and the Michelmores team it reached a speedy conclusion. All-in-all what could have been bureaucratic turned out to be relatively painless."

Melinda Kenneway, CEO of Kudos Innovations

I am a Partner in the London Corporate team and, unusually for a solicitor, I am also a Chartered Accountant (FCA ICAEW). I have over 25 years’ experience (including working for many years at UBS as a principal investor in private equity) in mergers, acquisitions and disposals, private equity and start-up, venture and development capital. I also advise Nomads, brokers and public companies in the junior equity capital markets.

I provide pragmatic, commercial legal advice to management buy-out teams, SME and mid-cap, public and private clients.

Recent experience

Advising CRUX Asset Management on an investment by Stephens.

Advising TechMet on an investment of up to GBP 18 million in Cornish Lithium

Advising the management team in XVR Simulation and LearnPro eFireservice MBO sponsored by Apiary Capital

Advising TechMet on its USD 25 million investment from the United States International Development Finance Corporation

Acting for the independent board of AIM quoted Modern Water plc in the £52 million all-share merger with AIM quoted DeepVerge plc

Acting for Mining, Minerals and Metals plc on its Standard Listing of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Advising the shareholders of Whitman Howard Group Limited on the sale its broking and corporate finance business to Panmure Gordon Group Limited

Advising Enotria&Coe on its acquisition of Gin Foundry during lockdown