Wayne is a corporate lawyer with over 20 years’ experience working in the City of London, having started his career in the corporate practice group at the same Magic Circle firm as Tony. Wayne regularly advises clients on corporate structures, equity and debt investments, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures, sale and purchase agreements, capital fund raises, as well as debt and security arrangements and every day general corporate matters.
His clients are both domestic and international companies ranging from start-ups through to multi-billion pound international conglomerates. He also advises a number of high net worth individuals on private company investments and business acquisitions.
Wayne’s international experience is extensive; acting for clients based in mainland Europe, Asia and North America and for UK clients looking to venture into these regions. Along with this experience, Wayne has strong connections with legal, tax and accounting experts in many of these jurisdictions and regularly assists and manages global transactions, business expansions and integrations.
Wayne’s clients are mainly in the hospitality, leisure, media, marketing, digital and retail sectors – though he often acts for clients in the financial services, manufacturing, real estate and energy sectors.
Wayne is a trusted business partner and strategic advisor to his clients.