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Mike Birkett, Principal Associate

Mike Birkett

Principal Associate

Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial services
  • Health and life sciences
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Technology, Media and Telecoms
  • Venture Capital

Practice notes

Mike is a Principal Associate in our Corporate and Private Equity Group in London and advises on a broad range of domestic and international M&A transactions.

Mike has considerable experience advising on private equity matters and regularly acts for sponsors, management teams and portfolio companies across a range of sectors. His recent transactions include:

  • advising Arcline Investment Management on its acquisition of Chargepoint
  • advising management on the £308m sale of Wolseley to Clayton Dubilier & Rice
  • advising Pollen Street Capital on its £200m strategic collaboration with LSL establishing Pivotal Growth

Mike has recently completed a nine month secondment at leading mid-market private equity firm Inflexion Private Equity where he worked alongside the investment team on numerous acquisitions and realisations. Notable transactions include Inflexion's investments into Enviolo, Wood Thilsted, Detector Testers, WithWise, Infront, CNX Therapeutics and ANS. Mike also worked on the exits of Halo, Medivet and Huws Gray.

Before joining Eversheds Sutherland Mike worked for nearly ten years at a leading law firm in London where he trained.