Eleanor Craven

Ellie is an associate in Gowling WLG's Corporate M&A and Private Equity team. She advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.

She has been involved in transactions in a variety of sectors including building supplies, renewable energy and healthcare.

Before qualifying into the team, Ellie trained and qualified at the firm, also spending time in the commercial real estate and commercial litigation departments. Ellie also has prior experience in private equity gained at a leading US firm.

Experience

  • Acted for the Sellers of Codford Biogas Limited on the sale of a 100% equity stake in the company to JLEN, the listed environmental infrastructure fund.
  • Acted for Grant & Stone Limited (a portfolio company of Cairngorm Capital) on the acquisition of Rawle Gammon & Baker Holding Limited (trading as RGB Building Supplies), a leading builders' merchant operating in the South West.
  • Acted for Grant & Stone Limited (a portfolio company of Cairngorm Capital) on the acquisition of BuildIt Gloster Limited, a builders' merchant operating across Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.
  • Acted for Grant & Stone Limited (a portfolio company of Cairngorm Capital) on the acquisition of CRS Building Supplies Limited, a leading builders' merchant with branches throughout Somerset.
  • Acted for Grant & Stone Limited (a portfolio company of Cairngorm Capital) on the acquisition of 3Counties Timber & Building Supplies Limited, a builders' merchant operating across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
  • Acted for an international healthcare company on a group re-organisation involving overseas subsidiaries.
  • Advised a private equity client on a group re-organisation.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

    • Career
      March 2021
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
  • 2019

    • Career
      September 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), Trainee
  • 2018

    • Career
      February 2018
      Proskauer Rose LLP, Private Equity Paralegal
  • 2017

    • Education
       2017
      BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course (Distinction)
  • 2015

    • Education
       2015
      University of Bristol, Law LLB (First Class Honours)