Oliver Brookshaw is a partner in the corporate practice group and specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and quoted company work.
Additionally, he deals with the establishment of venture capital and other funds and advises on financial services issues arising out of equity and other fundraisings.
He has advised public companies on flotations, secondary share issues and takeovers on all three UK markets (Stock Exchange full list, AIM and PLUS markets). Recent experience includes acting on the takeovers of Mobile Doctors plc and Innovision Research & Technology plc, advising on the establishment of a new fund for residential property development in London for Leighton & Henley plc; and advising Octopus Investments on the setting up of two funds.
He also regularly advises quoted and other companies on corporate governance and regulatory issues.
Before joining Shoosmiths in 1989, Brookshaw read classics at Oriel College, Oxford, and trained and qualified with Linklaters in London, where he spent five years in the corporate department. He became a partner in Shoosmiths in 1991. He is a freeman of the City of London, a liveryman of the City of London Solicitors’ Company and a member of the Honourable Artillery Company.
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