Helen McGowan is an associate in the Corporate, Commercial and Regulatory team and advises on a mixture of commercial transactional matters and related advisory and regulatory work.
Her commercial work covers a variety of general and strategic arrangements (including supply and distribution of goods and services, logistics, infrastructure funding, and procurement). Helen also advises on the commercial aspects of corporate matters including private M&A transactions and corporate joint ventures.
Helen has broad industry experience including media and broadcasting, telecommunications, FMCG, consulting, retail, manufacturing and sport. Her key clients include ITV, Mars, Brown-Forman, Vodafone and Sport England. Helen has spent one year on secondment at McKinsey & Company, Inc. during which she advised on the firm's engagement contracts and a range of in-house legal matters.
Advising ITV with respect to programme contracts (commissioning, production and distribution) in connection with ITV's purchase of a television production company.
Advising Kodak Alaris on intra-group commercial agreements in the context of a newly acquired multi-national business, specifically, their distribution and supply arrangements.
Supporting and advising a Vodafone with respect to the establishment of a new strategic technology programme.
Acting for Mars with respect to various manufacturing, supply, distribution, and international logistics contracts.
Undertaking due diligence of commercial contracts for a range of corporate and commercial transactions.
Advising a leading multinational FMCG company on their implementation of new intra-group supply and distribution structure.