Partner – Head of Corporate Finance
Giles heads up the Corporate team at Lupton Fawcett and is recognised as a leading lawyer for mergers and acquisitions.
Partner in corporate finance
Giles also has experience of advising on group reorganisations, joint ventures and investments and shareholder disputes. Giles has previously been elected to the firm’s Strategy Board and was the Chair of the firm’s Remuneration Committee.
Giles has acted for a number of private equity backed consolidators involving multiple simultaneous transactions. He heads up the firm’s Care team and has experience in the Veterinary and Hotel sector.
Chambers notes ‘Giles offers a variety of individual and institutional clients the benefits of his extensive corporate law experience. He is often called upon by owners, investors and shareholders for his expertise in transactional and governance matters.’
Legal 500 notes ‘Giles Clegg is very experienced, provides great commercial advice. He is easy to work with and ensures matters are seamless from a contract and legal point of view.’
“Giles Clegg is very experienced, provides great commercial advice and manages a project and a diverse team exceptionally well. He is very easy to work with, and ensures matters are seamless from a contract and legal point of view.”
Legal 500 2019
“Giles Clegg ‘is a very safe pair of hands and is very collegiate and client-focused.'”
Chambers and Partners 2019
“According to Legal 500 Lupton Fawcett’s Corporate and Commercial department in Leeds is described as ‘a highly experienced group’ led by Giles Clegg.”
The Legal 500, November 2018
“Experienced with a calm head and eye for detail,” according to a client, who also says: “He has provided much-needed reassurance and pragmatic legal advice.”
Chambers & Partners UK
“Giles and his team were invaluable to us, showing outstanding attention to detail coupled with a commercial and pragmatic approach where necessary.”
Peter Watson Managing Partner Simpson Millar
“A direct no-nonsense, organised, thoroughly reliable and speedy lawyer. He has significant transactional experience in the healthcare sector.”
Chambers and Partners UK 2014
“Tenacious, pragmatic and approachable.”
Chambers & Partners UK
“Having Giles Clegg acting for us at director level, with this wealth of experience, meant that we were constantly several steps ahead of the other advisers.”
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