Emma Charlton


Emma advises on corporate transactional and financing matters for a variety of UK and global clients. She has experience in M&A, equity financings, spin-outs, joint ventures, AIM placings and corporate restructurings.

Emma works with clients across a range of industries, with a particular focus on the technology and life sciences industries where she is able to draw on her background in biochemistry.  Emma’s clients include WPP plc, who she has advised on numerous M&A transactions, investments and internal restructurings, DeepMatter Group plc, who she has advised on M&A deals and placing on AIM, and growth businesses in the technology or life sciences sector such as Carrick Therapeutics.

Emma has spent periods on secondment to the in-house legal departments of the multinational technology and outsourcing company Capgemini plc as well as at WPP plc where she was able to gain invaluable commercial and corporate experience spanning multiple jurisdictions.


  • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, University of Edinburgh
  • Qualified 2014

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