Maegen Morrison

Maegen Morrison


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 5064

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

'Highly professional, good knowledge of relevant law and process, always available, on hand to deal with the trickier elements of the process'


Legal 500 calls her “self-assured, an excellent negotiator and technically excellent” whilst IFLR1000 refers to her as “highly professional and always available”. Maegen is a partner in our Corporate & Finance practice group in our London office, where she advises on corporate finance transactions for listed companies, financial sponsors, financial advisers and large private companies. She has acted for listed and private companies on public and private M&A in the UK and cross-border, joint ventures, demergers and restructurings as well as both primary and secondary capital raisings. She has a particular focus on financial institutions, both on their advisory and own account transactions.

Named among IFLR1000’s Women Leaders (2021), Maegen also brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role at Hogan Lovells and proactively guides her clients through their most complex transactions, managing high pressure situations with ease and good humour.

Awards and recognitions


Hot 100
The Lawyer


Corporate Great Bright Hopes
Legal Business


40 under 40 Rising Stars in Legal Services
Financial News


Leading Lawyer, Equity Capital Markets


Women Leaders

Education and admissions


Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment, Securities Institute of Australia, 2002

LLB with honours, University of Adelaide, 1997

B. Com, (Hons), University of Adelaide, 1995

B.Com., University of Adelaide, 1994

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

SABMiller plc on its £79bn takeover by AB InBev.

Acted for Liberum Capital Limited and Goldman Sachs International on the £105m capital raising for Ted Baker.

Acted for Ingredion on its public takeover of PureCircle, a London premium-listed producer of stevia sweeteners.

Canaccord Genuity as nomad, broker and financial adviser on the AIM IPO of GBGI Limited (or The Global Benefits Group).

Liberum Capital Limited and RBC Europe Limited on the placing of approximately £60m of new ordinary shares in the capital of Brewin to institutional investors.

Paysafe on its £3bn takeover by CVC and Blackstone.

Optimal Payments on its transformational €1.1bn acquisition of Skrill and associated £450m rights issue, which won 2015 AIM deal of the year.

Barclays through the disposal of UK secured lending, a transaction which helped progress the re-shaping of Barclays to focus on its core businesses.

J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Numis as sponsors on Mothercare's rights issue which helped to reshape the Mothercare business.

J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Numis on the £80m placing by Marston's plc to fund its acquisition of Charles Wells Ltd.

The Icelandic Government on the restructure of the Icelandic banking system, a transaction which was high profile, complicated and innovative.

A major financial institution on a series of financial asset disposals in Italy.

SABMiller plc on its combination of its US operations in a joint venture with Molson Coors.

Merrill Lynch International and BNP Paribas on the cash confirmation relating to EDF's £12.4bn acquisition of British Energy plc.

Paysafe on its £2bn step-up from AIM to the main market.

UniCredit and InterCapital as joint global coordinators and book runners on Arena Hospitality Group's €105m capital raise.

Acting for Electra Private Equity plc and Hostmore plc on the demerger of Hostmore and its admission to trading on the premium listing segment of the Main Market.

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