Sophie Langley-Evans, Associate
Sophie is a transactional lawyer working on a broad range of corporate work including private company mergers and acquisitions, private equity work, venture capital and public company admissions to the UK markets.
SummarySophie is a transactional lawyer working on a broad range of corporate work including private company mergers and acquisitions, private equity work and public company admissions to the UK markets. Sophie joined Charles Russell Speechlys from Linklaters LLP where she trained. Since joining, Sophie has worked on a number of transactions including the sale of the majority shareholder’s stake in Bolton Wanderers Football Club and the £42 million sale of the Oxford city centre property development Oxford Castle, including the site of the Malmaison Hotel, by the Trevor Osborne Property Group. She also recently worked on the acquisition of Norfolk brewery and beer brand, Woodforde’s Norfolk Ales, by a private consortium of investors, and the investment by Mobeus Equity Partners into Spanish casual dining chain, Tapas Revolution, as well as a number of other transactions in the Retail and Leisure sector.
Prior to joining the firm, Sophie also completed a corporate secondment in the M&A Advisory legal team of Barclays Investment Banking Division, working on both public and private M&A transactions. Sophie speaks Spanish, Italian and has a good understanding of French.
Sophie is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
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