0370 270 6000

Browne Jacobson strengthens Birmingham corporate team

6 December 2012

The Birmingham office of national law firm Browne Jacobson has grown its corporate team with the appointment of associate Mike Jackson.

Mike joins the firms 20-strong corporate finance team in the Midlands from DLA Piper, where he was a corporate associate. Prior to that, Mike spent four years in the corporate team at Wragge & Co.

With more than six years experience of corporate transactions, Mike specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and joint ventures. He has advised individuals, finance houses, PLCs and multi-national corporations in a range of sectors, including technology, food and drink and business services. Mike has strengthened the teams international capability, having acted on several large scale international deals with deal values exceeding £350m.

The appointment follows a successful 2011-12 for Browne Jacobson which saw the firms turnover rise by 17 to a record £41.3m and was been delivered without acquisition or merger.

Browne Jacobsons award winning corporate finance teams clients include both major national and international corporates, mid market and public sector organisations, investment houses and private individuals.

In 2011-12 the team advised on over 70 transactions with an aggregate value in excess of £700 million, across a wide range of business sectors. In the West Midlands the team acted, on amongst other deals, LDCs investment in Angel Springs Limited - the largest independent water cooler service provider in the UK.

Roger Birchall, Corporate Finance Partner in Birmingham, commented:

"Mikes arrival will strengthen the teams private equity, venture capital and mergers and acquisition offering in the West Midlands. Its great to have him on board and we are confident that his experience in transactional work will be real asset to our growing regional, national and international client base."

Mike Jackson added:

"I am delighted to be joining Browne Jacobson. Its a fantastic corporate team with a great offering to private and public sector clients. The one firm approach and the growing team and client base here in the West Midlands make it a very exciting time to join."

Focus on...

Press releases

Bishopsgate and Browne Jacobson advise on US firm’s acquisition of Notts based tech services business Custard

Bishopsgate Corporate Finance and law firm Browne Jacobson have jointly advised on the acquisition of award-winning tech solutions business, Custard Technical Services by US managers services and cyber security provider, Thrive.


Press releases

Browne Jacobson corporate tech lawyers advise Agilico on significant acquisition of managed print services specialist

Browne Jacobson’s corporate technology dealmakers have advised Agilico, a workplace technology business, on its acquisition of Capital Document Solutions Limited for an undisclosed amount.


Press releases

Browne Jacobson advise environmental giant Suez on its £2bn international acquisition of former waste management business

Browne Jacobson’s lawyers have advised Suez SA and its shareholders on its acquisition of its former UK waste management business – Suez R&R UK - from French headquartered business Veolia for an enterprise value of £2 billion.


Press releases

Browne Jacobson’s Private Equity specialists advise Palatine on key CTS exit

Browne Jacobson’s national private equity (PE) lawyers have advised leading mid-market PE investment firm, Palatine Private Equity (Palatine) on its exit from CTS Group, the fast-growing specialist in testing, inspection and geoengineering consulting services to the construction and infrastructure sectors.