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Lucy Reeve

Counsel, London

I advise listed and private companies and funds on all aspects of company law, corporate governance and continuing obligations. I have particular expertise advising on market abuse, share buybacks and share capital reorganisations. I combine technical knowledge with a pragmatic approach to find the best solutions in complex situations.

 

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Lucy is a company law specialist with particular experience advising on:

  • market abuse and disclosure obligations for listed companies and investors
  • share buybacks for both listed and private companies
  • demergers of listed companies
  • continuing obligations of listed companies under the Listing Rules and DTRs
  • complex share capital reorganisations
  • distributions
  • the asset-stripping and transaction notification aspects of AIFMD for private equity houses
  • corporate governance for private companies, including the Wates principles

Lucy is an experienced author, writing client alerts, thought leadership and press commentary on a range of topics. She is also a seasoned presenter, delivering engaging training on a range of topics to clients and our own lawyers, as well as University guest lectures, in the U.K. and abroad.

Lucy represents the firm in discussions with industry bodies, regulators and the government on developments that will affect our clients. Lucy is a member of the Company Law Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales and the corporate governance working group of the British Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.

Professional experience

Lucy trained and spent six years at a silver circle firm as a corporate and private equity transactional lawyer before joining Linklaters in 2008. In 2006 she spent six months on secondment with the legal team at the Virgin Group.

Education and qualifications

Lucy read law at Magdalene College, Cambridge where she was the first recipient of the George Mallory Prize for outstanding achievement.