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Elizabeth Blackwell, Senior Associate

Elizabeth Blackwell

Senior Associate


Basic French and Spanish

Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • 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. 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.

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);
  • 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. Elizabeth spent six months on secondment with Dollar Financial during her training contract, with particular focus on financial and advertising regulation.