TSP is a Lexcel accredited and Leading Legal 500 firm. Its team of Corporate and Commercial solicitors is led by Legal 500 recommended lawyer Mary Anne Fedeyko and includes Nick Mayles who is also recommended. The team has significant experience in helping clients from a wide range of business sectors and, with City law firm experience, has the calibre and technical excellence needed to achieve results on large scale, and often complex, legal transactions and business deals.
Clients range from Start-ups and SMEs to family businesses and large PLCs, operating in both local and national industry and commerce. The team also acts for a number of clients whose parent companies are based outside the UK – in Canada, the United States and Europe – often resulting in multi-jurisdictional transactions. The team has significant experience in assisting international clients with their English legal transactions, issues and disputes and often work with our clients’ own advisors or coordinate with our strong network of overseas advisors, including foreign counsel, tax advisors, immigration lawyers, trade mark lawyers and patent attorneys, to ensure that all of a business’ global legal requirements are addressed wherever in the world they arise.
The team are used to advising on high value, time and commercially sensitive transactions and deals with unusual or novel structure.
Wide-ranging knowledge and experience means the team is able to advise clients on achieving their objectives across a broad range of business activities and transactions, including:
What the Legal 500 says…
2016: Thompson Smith and Puxon’s team provides ‘well-researched legal advice on a wide variety of corporate matters’. Mary Anne Fedeyko is singled out for her ‘good business acumen and legal experience’. She advised E.S.C. (Europe) on the £2.1m sale of its share capital. Nick Mayles is also recommended.
2015: Mary Anne Fedeyko leads the “responsive, flexible and proactive” team at Thompson Smith and Puxon with “brio”; “nothing seems to daunt her and she is always a pleasure to work with”. Nick Mayles is also recommended. Clients range from start-ups and SMEs to large PLC companies.
2014: Mary Anne Fedeyko’s “lively, proactive and extremely professional” team at Thompson Smith and Puxon is active across acquisitions and disposals, company restructuring, insolvency, and agency and distribution agreements. Clients range form start-ups and SMEs to large PLCs. Stephen Firmin, Claire Powell and Nick Mayles are other contacts in the team.
2013: Mary Anne Fedeyko leads the corporate and commercial team at Thompson Smith and Puxon which works “at the highest level” and is “prompt, knowledgeable and good value for money”. Its recent work includes a substantial international refinancing and the MBO of a telecoms business.
2012: Thompson Smith and Puxon’s team acted on the UK aspects of a multimillion-pound refinancing of a US company and on a joint venture for an Indian PLC. Dual-qualified Mary Anne Fedeyko has a “sharp mind”.
2011: 2010 Work highlights for Thompson Smith & Puxon’s team ranged from multimillion-pound corporate reorganisations and disposals, to advising on an international joint venture with a trading company in India. It has also recently expanded its expertise in renewable energy. Practice head Mary Anne Fedeyko is “excellent”.
2010: Thompson Smith and Puxon acts for national and international clients on a range of matters, such as restructuring, M&A, financing and refinancing. the team recently handled an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) investigation, which included negotiating agreed arrangements with the OFT and advising on undertakings. Mary Anne Fedeyko heads the department.
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