Nicola McGrath

Nicola is a Partner in the Corporate Law Department. She specialises in company Law dealing in particular with corporate restructuring, equity fundraising, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions and employee share schemes.

In addition, Nicola advises clients on company law and corporate governance compliance, including directors loans, purchase of own shares and capital maintenance.

Admitted as a solicitor in 1997
B.A. in Natural Sciences (1992) Cambridge University
Associate of the Institute of Taxation (1997)

Achievements and Endorsements
Nicola has contributed to a number of articles on corporate governance, taxation, mergers and employee schemes.

“Nicola has brought me through a number of company acquisitions. She has a wonderful way of articulating the law in a way that is efficient and really easy to understand and amounts to you being very involved in the process. She has an astute ability to understand all the variables at play, the raw haggling at commercial level, the accounting, the tax and of course the legal. She has a great team supporting her which always helps.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

“Nicola advises clients on a broad remit of corporate and M&A mandates, including funding rounds.”
Chambers Global, 2022

“Nicola McGrath uses her experience to cut through the fog that is created between multiple entities and get right to the central heart of the matter. She has vast knowledge of the problem, but brings it down to very simple principles that can be dealt with directly and efficiently….she has notable expertise in company restructurings.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

“Nicola is extremely personable and highly knowledgeable…she offers the most practical and commercial solutions whilst protecting our interests as a client.”
Chambers Europe, 2021

“Nicola is always exceptionally responsive, helpful and forthcoming.”
Chambers Europe, 2020

“Nicola offers practical and timely solutions to all problems encountered”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2019

“Nicola has a tremendous knowledge of corporate law, and one of her key strengths is her ability to negotiate”
Chambers Europe, 2019

Clients appreciate that “she’s always contactable and always provides solutions to complex problems” 
Chambers Europe, 2018

Clients are impressed by Nicola McGrath’s “good communication, problem solving and understanding of how to move transactions on” 
Chambers Europe, 2017

“Nicola McGrath is well versed in capital raising transactions through private equity investment, alongside her knowledge of joint ventures, corporate restructuring and other transactional matters”
Chambers Europe, 2016

Clients value her as “very active in the M&A process, managing lots of questions extremely well.”
Chambers Europe, 2016

Nicola McGrath is ranked as a leading individual in Chambers Europe, 2021

Nicola McGrath is recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

Nicola McGrath

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