Tom Smith Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2016 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

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.


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,, 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
      March 2017
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
  • 2016

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

    • Career
      September 2014
      Mills & Reeve LLP, trainee
  • 2013

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

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