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Elizabeth Blackwell, Senior Associate

Elizabeth Blackwell

Senior Associate

Languages

Basic French and Spanish

Practice areas

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Technology

Practice notes

Elizabeth is a senior associate in the Eversheds Sutherland corporate practice. Elizabeth has worked for a variety of sectors and clients with particular experience working in the Financial Services and technology sectors, as well as Diversified Industrials and TMT. Elizabeth's personal strengths lie in her understanding and knowledge of working with large corporate groups, such as Capita, Experian and Legal & General, seeking to integrate effectively with their teams to deliver seamless and trusted legal advice. Elizabeth’s absorption in transactions and the needs of her clients mean that she is diligent, responsive and applies sound commercial judgement and strategic direction to a transaction.

Her recent experience includes:

  • Acting on numerous multi-million pound transactions for each of Capita and Experian (including the £888 million international sale of Capita Asset Services and Experian's 25% investment in London & Country Mortgages Limited);
  • Acting on the merger between Catalyst and Sionic, both financial consultancy groups with a strong tech offering, a strategic and complex international exercise;
  • Working on Legal & General's first investment into the retirement housing market involving the establishment of Inspired Villages Group;
  • Assisting with the circa £60 million acquisition by BlackRock of a number of renewable energy projects; and
  • Acting for US based clients on acquisitions in the UK and Europe.

Elizabeth also has experience advising on shareholder relationships, corporate compliance and reorganisations, with particular expertise in drafting complicated and technically demanding documents. Elizabeth also provides corporate law support to the Banking teams.