Tom Smith

Tom Smith is an associate in our Corporate team specialising in private mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and corporate finance.

Tom assists clients on a broad range of corporate matters including cross border private M&A, restructurings and early stage investments. He has also acted for companies on IPOs on the Main Market and on AIM, secondary transactions and public takeovers.

Experience

Tom's recent experience includes advising:

  • Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing and C2 Capital, on the sale of their joint venture portfolio of industrial estates, Industrials.co.uk, to Stenprop Limited for £127 million.
  • Highland Gold Mining Limited, on the requirements under the Takeover Code as a result of its acquisition of three Russian mining companies for $91 million, and on the UK law aspects of the acquisition.
  • Codemasters Group Holdings plc, a leading video games maker, on its £280 million IPO on AIM where its shareholders raised £185 million in an associated placing of existing shares and new shares.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2017

    • Career
      March2017
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
  • 2016

    • Career
      September2016
      Mills & Reeve LLP, associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2016
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2014

    • Career
      September2014
      Mills & Reeve LLP, trainee
  • 2013

    • Career
      October2013
      Hall & Wilcox, paralegal
    • Education
      2013
      University of Law, LPC
  • 2012

    • Education
      2012
      University of Leeds, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)