Jane Haxby is the managing partner of the London office. Jane is the former European managing partner and prior to that, she was the co-head of our Global Corporate Practice Group, responsible for EMEA. She has over 25 years of experience advising public and private companies on corporate transactions with particular focus on mergers and acquisitions (including takeovers) and disposals (including carve outs). Jane also advises on corporate governance, reorganizations and general corporate structuring.
Jane has been described in The Legal 500 UK as “an excellent and pragmatic lawyer” with “presence”, and in Chambers UK as able to bring “simple solutions to complicated problems”, eliciting praise for her experience, responsiveness and awareness of client service. Following outstanding client feedback, Jane was included on an exclusive list of the most nominated female lawyers in the Acritas Stars global database: Jane “knows her job” and “she’s very professional, real grace under pressure.” “She owns a deal from start to finish.”
Jane was a trustee on the board of Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry for four years until its successful merger with the National Museum of Science and Industry in January 2012.