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Corporate

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Partner

Corporate

Expertise

Max advises UK and international businesses on a wide range of legal issues. Max helps business owners and companies navigate all stages of the corporate lifecycle – from start-up through early and later stage fundraising, M&A and exits. Max has been ranked by both Chambers UK and Legal 500 in M&A and Capital Markets.

Max has extensive experience of:

  • Cross-border M&A (public and private)
  • VC and early-stage / angel investment transactions (advising both investors and corporates)
  • Joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements and LLC / LLP agreements
  • LSE equity transactions (advising both issuers and banks on AIM and the Main Market)
  • Commercial contracts
  • General corporate advice

Max also holds a number of board positions, including as trustee for UK-based charity School Food Matters and non-exec director of an international agritech business. Max is fluent in French and is admitted to practice in New York as well as England and Wales.

Max Advises

  • UK and international companies
  • Entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses
  • Start-ups
  • Investors

Experience Highlights

  • Advised US technology company on its acquisition of Danish multi-factor authentication business and parallel strategic UK investment
  • Advised NYSE-listed conglomerate on multiple UK acquisitions in the manufacturing and aerospace industries
  • Advised leading travel management company on M&A transactions and related matters
  • Advised NYSE-listed technology company on $400m UK acquisition in the electronics industry
  • Advised investment banks Cenkos, Numis, Charles Stanley, Canaccord and others on multiple AIM IPOs and secondary placings
  • Advised US banking major on > £500m in financing and refinancing transactions
  • Advised US brewing major on multiple joint venture projects
  • Advised world-leading e-commerce company on international acquisitions and subsequent restructuring

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Dorsey & Whitney (Europe) LLP, London

Education

  • CLT / BARBRI, London – New York Bar Preparation Course
  • College of Law, London – Legal Practice Course
  • University of Leicester – LLB Law with French Law & Language
  • Université Robert Schumann, Strasbourg – Diplôme d’Etudes Juridiques Françaises
  • Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, London – French Baccalauréat

Get in touch

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com