Louise Barber practices a wide range of corporate work, with particular focus on cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions (including public takeovers), equity capital markets transactions, joint ventures and corporate governance.
Louise's M&A experience includes advising UK, US and European companies on cross-border public and private transactions. Her capital markets experience includes advising on a number of initial public offering and secondary fundraising transactions on both the London Stock Exchange's Main Market and AIM. Louise's broader corporate experience includes advising on domestic and international joint ventures and advising companies on the FCA Listing Rules, Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, UK Corporate Governance Code, Prospectus Regulation Rules, AIM Rules and the Takeover Code.
Louise has particular experience in advising companies operating in the retail, transport and logistics and healthcare sectors. In the course of her career, she has spent three years working in industry, two years as Group Legal Director of FTSE250 Pets at Home Group plc, and completed secondments to the in-house legal team of FTSE100 Rentokil Initial plc and the commercial lending division of Nationwide Building Society.