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Recent rankings and awards

  • M&A: (smaller deals up to £50m) - Top tier
    Legal 500 2017
  • M&A: (smaller deals up to £50m) - Top tier
    Legal 500 2016

What others say

"Commended for its ‘excellent service’ and ‘good value for money’, Bristows LLP’s department is strong in the TMT and life sciences sectors; it also has notable experience in the consumer goods space." 
Legal 500 2017

"Life sciences expert Mark Hawes, who heads the group, acted for Albireo on its NASDAQ listing and its $200m reverse merger with Biodel." 
Legal 500 2017

"The ‘highly responsive, commercial’ Marek Petecki is a ‘standout partner’ who ‘finds and communicates practicable solutions to issues, and tailors his work carefully’; he is noted for his strength in M&A involving IP and technology. Petecki’s highlights included advising AstraZeneca on the £135m sale of its pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Avonmouth to Avara, and assisted Diageo with its acquisition of a stake in a joint venture established by Piers Adam to develop a new whisky brand." 
Legal 500 2017

“Corporate partners Mark Hawes and Marek Petecki…are recommended” in the Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sector.
Legal 500 20017

"The ‘partner-led’ practice group at Bristows LLP has ‘good expertise in the area of partnership’, acting for investment partnerships and professional partnerships. Joint department head Iain Redford specialises in investment partnerships and also has particular expertise in refinancing partnerships. In 2016, he acted for multiple individual members in relation to the sale of their LLP. Joint practice head Marek Petecki ‘combines detailed knowledge of partnership law with business acumen’ and is instructed by a range of corporates and investment clients. Louise Eldridge is another key contact [for partnership expertise] in the department and is instructed by two LLC subsidiaries of a US client on the establishment of two UK-based LLPs."
Legal 500 2017

"The ‘very commercial’ Iain Redford is an ‘excellent business strategist’; he advised WPP on its purchase of System Analytic and of Exchange Lab." 
Legal 500 2017

"Louise Eldridge acted for King.com on its investment in Midoki, while Matt Dennis assisted Blackboard with its purchase of Fronteer." 
Legal 500 2017

"Other clients of the practice include UCL Business, Freeview, Capgemini and Time Out. ‘Efficient, communicative’ associate Charles Willison is a ‘very good operator’."
Legal 500 2017

"I am impressed by Bristows. Their practical approach to legal matters and the speed with which they are able to react is excellent." 
Chambers and Partners 2017

"Practice head Mark Hawes acted for UCL Business on the £25m spin-off of Freeline Therapeutics. The ‘knowledgeable, calm, pragmatic and extremely responsive’ Marek Petecki advised AstraZeneca UK on the $215m sale of its rights in prescription medicine, Entocort, to Tillots."
Legal 500 2016

"Bristows LLP has ‘an extremely good technical team’ that is ‘a pleasure to work with’. Its main areas of activity include the establishment and structuring on partnership fund vehicles, acting for banks on refinancing and restructuring issues involving partnerships, and assisting with the purchase and sale of interests in partnerships. Marek Petecki and Iain Redford are the key figures in the team, which acts for clients including Blooms Properties and Pearl Diver Capital."
Legal 500 2016

"The "brilliant" Matt Dennis has recently moved to Bristows LLP. He focuses on representing clients in technology and IP-rich industries, handling a range of M&A, joint ventures and corporate finance. " 
Chambers and Partners 2016

"The team is extremely client-focused so you get the sense that the client is always coming first." 
Chambers and Partners 2015

"I'm very happy, no improvements. They're very good - good firm, good performance, good value for money." 
Chambers and Partners 2015

"Bristows LLP’s work with investment partnerships stands out. Marek Petecki advised Pearl Diver Capital on the establishment of a series of offshore investment funds, and practice head Iain Redford assisted the trustees of the Kodak pension plan on transferring the pension funds to a new entity, following the firm’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings."
Legal 500 2015

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