Greenberg Traurig London is a different kind of law firm. Our lawyers are united by a spirit of innovation, not bound by tradition.
Our strong entrepreneurial culture means that we listen to our clients’ needs and respond, swiftly and effectively. We put together the right team of lawyers to help with each unique challenge and opportunity, delivering tailored, commercial, senior-led legal advice that makes the best business sense for our clients.
Built from the ground up, lawyer by lawyer, our rapidly growing team is here to help our clients’ businesses.
We help UK and international clients in many different sectors on a range of matters across the legal spectrum, drawing also on the global resources and reach of Greenberg Traurig, one of the world’s largest law firms.
In short, Greenberg Traurig Maher has forged a reputation on high-value deals and projects. The London team provides legal services with clarity, efficiency, cost certainty and, above all, without ever losing sight of clients’ commercial objectives. Recognised for providing trusted legal advice, our team of lawyers is consistently ranked by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.
|Paul Maher is the Chairman of Greenberg Traurig’s London office. He is the Co-Chairman of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group and a recognised leader in corporate law. Paul has considerable experience in cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions, advising a wide range of domestic and international clients. Often praised for his innovative work and his ability to get the deal done, he has advised clients operating in many different sectors, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, financial services, information services, retail and communications.|
|Fiona Adams primarily represents corporate clients, focusing her practice on mergers and acquisitions, and other transactional matters. Her work spans a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, financial institutions, media and retail. Fiona has broad experience working on large, complex cross-border transactions.|
|Cate Sharp as broad experience in a wide range of environment, health and safety-related work, especially in the energy, chemicals and manufacturing fields. She also advises clients on regulatory matters, environmental claims, sustainability and climate change issues. Cate offers commercial support on transactions and projects, frequently with a cross-border element, and works closely with her colleagues to support other areas of practice including finance, projects, construction, real estate, litigation and dispute resolution.|
|Andrew Caunt is experienced in advising issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions with particular emphasis on equity offerings across both developed and emerging markets. Andrew’s experience includes IPOs on the main market of the London Stock Exchange and AIM as well as other stock exchanges throughout the world, secondary offerings, private placements (including into the United States under Rule 144A) and quick to market transactions.|
|Gary Cooper primarily represents corporate clients, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and other transactional matters. His work spans a range of industries, including chemicals, agribusiness, real estate, media and entertainment. Gary has broad experience of leading large, complex cross-border transactions.|
|Kate Eades focuses on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Her work spans a range of industries including pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, mining and business services.|
|Naomi Feinstein has more than 20 years of experience dealing with all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious, including transactional work. She has particular experience advising on employment issues arising from mergers and acquisitions (including coordinating employment advice on cross-border sales and acquisitions) and on the employment aspects of business restructurings and reorganisations. Naomi provides day-to-day employment advice to clients across a wide-range of sectors, including banking and financial services, insurance, commerce, manufacturing and retail.|
|Dorothee Fischer-Appelt focuses her practice on European capital market transactions involving companies from various European jurisdictions, including Germany, Switzerland, the Benelux, Poland and emerging markets. Dorothee has worked on a wide range of European and international equity and debt capital markets transactions representing both issuers and underwriters, including IPOs, secondary equity offerings, structured equity offerings, convertibles, warrants, block trades, high yield offerings, Rule 144A debt offerings, covered bonds, exchange offers, and consent solicitations. She is also experienced advising on private M&A transactions and finance related restructurings. She advises clients from a broad range of industries, including banking and insurance, life sciences, real estate, transport and several other industries.|
|Stephen J. Horvath III focuses his practice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate and project finance, and privatization transactions. He has a broad range of experience in the financial institutions, telecommunications, media, energy and consumer goods sectors. Stephen has been responsible for several ground-breaking acquisitions, finance and privatization transactions in the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe.|
|Graham Iversen focuses his practice on corporate tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, partnerships, corporate restructurings, debt and equity finance, derivatives, structured investments, real estate and tax disputes.|
|Russell D. Lamb has more than 10 years of experience advising on both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Russell has particular experience in the UK transfer of undertakings legislation and defending Employment Tribunal discrimination claims. His industry experience includes advising clients in the areas of global insurance, management consultancy, travel, catering, construction and financial services, including a focus on investment banking.|
|Emma L. Menzies focuses her practice on all types of finance, including general syndicated lending, leveraged finance, project finance and restructurings and workouts. Emma has acted for a wide range of financial institutions, creditor groups, borrowers and other stakeholders.|
|James Mountain is experienced in advising issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions, with particular emphasis on equity offerings across both developed and emerging markets. James’ experience includes IPOs on the main market of the London Stock Exchange and AIM as well as other stock exchanges throughout the world, secondary offerings, private placements (including into the United States under Rule 144A) and quick to market transactions.|
|Lisa Navarro advises on the application of UK and EU competition and regulatory law in various sectors including water, music publishing, sports, hospitality, shipping, health care and chemicals, both in relation to behavioural issues and merger control.Lisa also advises UK and international companies on the requirements of the UK’s Bribery Act 2010, from both a compliance and enforcement perspective.|
|Gillian Sproul focuses her practice on advising clients on the impact of EU and UK competition law on their transactions, operations and business strategy. She represents clients in cartel and abuse of dominance cases, energy regulatory investigations and market inquiries before the EU and UK regulators and courts and has obtained EU, UK and other national clearances for numerous complex M&A and joint venture transactions. Her experience extends also to advising clients on competitor co-operation and information exchange, distribution and licensing and compliance.|
|Henrietta Walker focuses on transactional and commercial advice for corporate clients. Henrietta has particular experience of cross-border transactions across a range of industries, including food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and financial services.|
Tim Webb heads Greenberg Traurig Maher’s Real Estate Group. Tim joined GTM in November 2009 after 22 years at Eversheds where he was part of the Real Estate Senior Management Team between 2002 and 2009. He was Head of International Real Estate (2003-2006), Head of the Residential Development Group (2007-2009) and then executive leader of Marketing, Pitching and KAM for the Real Estate Group (2007-2009).
Joel Wheeler focuses his practice on a wide range of corporate and associated commercial matters, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, debt and equity capital market offerings, and corporate restructurings. Joel has advised clients on a large number of cross border transactions, including those involving the United States, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Kurdistan, China and Cambodia.