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Anna Beaumont

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'Anna truly “goes the extra mile”, to make sure that projects are completed on time. Her commitment to her work  has impressed all those she has worked with.' - Lee Greenbury, Head of Legal, Muller Dairy

What she’s best at:

Anna was gunnercooke’s first ever partner appointment, joining the firm in 2011. She is known for her work as a corporate lawyer, advising on both M&A and private equity transactions, in addition to gaining extensive in-house experience at £1.2billion turnover Enterprise plc (now Amey), where she advised on the groups acquisitions and disposals for a number of years.

Anna’s depth of experience has been invaluable to the growth of gunnercooke, where she has successfully brought a number of large plc and private equity clients to the firm. In her role as CEO, Anna uses her experience to continue to develop gunnercooke’s culture and central structure, across both London and Manchester offices.  Anna believes in providing exceptional client service.

Who she works for:

  • PLCs
  • Medium to large sized corporates
  • Private equity houses and financial institutions


“Her enthusiasm is spot on… rolls up her sleeves and is right at the heart of the acquisition team… by adopting the approach she has her finger is always on the pulse of the deal at all times… support/guidance is provided reactively and proactively as the situation dictates. She is great at networking across all those involved, and is a great front person for Enterprise to the external professional parties” Philip Hall – Acquisition/Strategy Director, Enterprise plc

“I first came across Anna when she was in private practice and she impressed me with the quality of her work, her professionalism, diligence and enthusiasm. She consistently, “goes the extra mile”, to make sure that projects are completed on time. Her commitment to her work and her understanding of our business needs has impressed all those she has worked with. I am sure that she will be a success at gunnercooke.” - Lee Greenbury, Head of Legal, Muller Dairy

“Anna has worked with my company extensively over the past seven years on a variety of projects. Many solicitors claim to understand the commercial aspects of business; Anna truly does demonstrate a thorough understanding of my businesses. Time delays are common with most solicitors; Anna is driven and does not tolerate inefficiencies. She is also very personable easy to deal with and is never condescending." - Alister Cooke, Managing Director, Brancaster Care Homes Limited

Expertise in:


  •          Acted for Enterprise plc (now Amey) on a number of significant high value acquisitions and disposals both whilst in house and as an external solicitor
  •          Acted for various plc corporates on strategic acquisitions and disposals over the last ten years
  •          Acted for various buyers on acquisitions out of administration, for example most recently acted for the buyer of Klarius and acted for Liverpool Community College on its acquisition of First4Skills
  •          Acted for various private equity clients and financial institutions, for example most recently acted for Maven Capital Partners on the MBO of Vodat International and acted for YFM on the MBO of IFA Holdings
  •          Acted as a client relationship partner for various North West and London based plc corporates


  • Young Lawyer of the Year at the North West Insider Young Professionals Awards, 2006
  • Insider Lancashire Deal of the Year, 2010

Recent News:



  • Senior Legal Advisor, Enterprise plc (now Amey plc) £1.2bn T/O group

Law Firms

  • Pannone LLP
  • Brabners Chaffe Street LLP


  • The University of Birmingham
  • York College of Law