Simon Grimshaw

Simon Grimshaw

Senior Associate

Email simon.grimshaw@​

Phone +44 20 7050 3440

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupCorporate

As a senior associate in the Corporate practice, Simon Grimshaw advises clients on all aspects of corporate transactions, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and private equity.

Simon is one of the founding lawyers of our Birmingham office and has experience acting for a broad range of clients, including listed companies, financial institutions, private equity houses, owner managers, and asset managers. Simon has particular experience advising large corporates and private equity houses on cross-border acquisitions, disposals and management buyouts, pensions funds on portfolio secondary transactions, and implementing and managing complex equity structures.

Simon has acted on a number of complex and cross-border transactions and has practiced abroad, having spent seven months seconded to the Shanghai office of an international law firm. Simon began his career in law, following three years working in the Loss Control and Risk Management team of a global car hire firm.

Education and admissions


B.A. (Hons), University of Nottingham, 2004

Court admissions

Senior Courts of England and Wales

Representative experience

Acting for Terra Firma portfolio company, Wyevale Garden Centres on a number of bolt-on acquisitions.

Acting for AIM listed Judges Scientific plc on a number of bolt-on acquisitions.

Acting for EQT on its disposal of Blizoo Bulgaria to Telekom Austria.

Acting for InvestIndustrial on its proposed disposal to Europcar of Goldcar.

Acting for HoldItAll, inc. on its acquisition of Lucas Hugh.

Acting for certain founder shareholders of Futuresource Consulting Limited on its MBO, sponsored by Eli Global, LLC.

Acting for the institutional shareholders of Silver Linings Solutions Limited, on its acquisition by Genesys.

Acting for UBS on its disposal of UBS Delta to StatPro Group plc.

Acting for Quilter Cheviot on its acquisition of Attivo Investment Management from Attivo Group.

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