Hannah Kendrick leads our Tier 1 ranked Corporate Practice in Leeds and has a wide range of experience advising both public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings, takeovers, restructurings and reorganisations.

Hannah leads the firm’s client-facing environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus for clients in EMEA and co-leads the UK equity capital markets group.

Her work varies between UK and cross border, and she works closely with executives, in-house legal teams and general counsel both in the UK and globally.

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  • Advising Sopheon plc on its £115 million public takeover by a wholly owned subsidiary of Wellspring Worldwide Inc. – announced December 2023.
  • Advising Aim quote Kooth plc on its £10 million fundraise in July 2023.
  • Advising Kooth plc on its admission to the AIM market of the LSE with a market cap of £66 million.
  • Advising Xeros Technology Group plc on various placing fundraisings and primary bid retail orders.
  • Advising Clipper Logistics Group plc (now part of GXO) on its joint venture with Farfetch.
  • Advising the sellers of Contis Group on their sale of Solaris Bank.
  • Advising Animalcare Group plc on its £135 million reverse takeover and cross-border acquisition of Ecuphar NV and related placing (covering France, the UK, Belgium, Germany, Portugal, the Netherlands, Italy and Spain).
  • Advising the shareholders of Park Leisure 2000 Limited on the £103 million sale to Midlothian Capital.
  • Advising the shareholders of Chaucer Foods on the £130 million sale to Nagatanien.


  • University of Birmingham
  • College of Law, Chester


  • England and Wales
  • Leading Individual in The Legal 500 UK 2024 for Corporate and Commercial:
    “Hannah Kendrick is one of the best corporate lawyers I have met. As an added bonus, she is very approachable and easy to work with.”
  • Shortlisted for Corporate Lawyer of the Year for The Legal 500 Northern Partner Awards in 2023

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