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Sam Sharp

Senior Associate


+44 (0)115 908 4812


Sam is a senior associate in the corporate team and was named Solicitor of the Year at the Nottinghamshire Law Society Awards 2021. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, trade disposals, private equity transactions, company reorganisations, corporate governance arrangements and provides general corporate law advice to clients. ​ 

Sam is the head of our food and drink group and has advised a range of clients in the sector, including multinational food and drink manufacturers and distributors, national retailers, restaurant chains and suppliers on a wide range of corporate matters. 

Sam also focuses on the higher education and has acted for a number of higher education institutions on spinouts and corporate activities. He has presented at various conferences including the AULP and PraxisAuril conference as well as hosted various webinars including on topics such as spinouts and the commercialisation of intellectual property. 

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Advised omnichannel prestige beauty retailer Sephora (owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Group, the world’s leading luxury group) on its acquisition of Feelunique, a major online prestige beauty retailer in the United Kingdom. 

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Acted on the sale of UK’s largest tech enabled confectionery distributor and wholesaler IBG.


Advised the majority shareholders on the sale of Nowcomm.


Acted for one of the UK’s largest independent family run frozen food wholesalers, Hopwells on its acquisition of one of its competitors, Windsor Foodservice.


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