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Maria advises clients across a range of sectors in relation to a variety of corporate matters and transactions, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, and capital markets transactions.
Maria’s experience also includes advising clients on shareholder agreements, investment agreements and general corporate law matters.
- Advised Schneider & Cie. AG Internationale Transporte, a private equity backed international road, air, sea and rail freight transport company, in connection with its acquisition of Global Freight Connections Limited, an independent freight forwarder.
- Advised AIM issuer Borders & Southern Petroleum plc on its most recent fundraising round by way of a £2.5m subscription and placing of new shares.
- Advised Global Risk Partners, one of the leading independent insurance intermediaries in the UK and an operating unit of Brown & Brown, Inc.’s Retail Segment, on its biggest acquisition since becoming part of Brown & Brown’s operating unit in July 2022 of CC Flint and Company Ltd, a commercial insurance broker specialising in commercial business, motor fleet and private clients’ insurance.
- Advised Solventis Ltd, a leading chemical distributor, which also holds significant positions in both automotive fluids and aircraft de-icer markets, on its multi-million-pound acquisition of Filtration Control Solutions Limited.
Maria joined Wedlake Bell as a solicitor in the Corporate team in May 2022. Prior to joining Wedlake Bell, Maria trained at Burlingtons Legal LLP and qualified into their Corporate Department in February 2022.
Maria has a first-class degree in Law from The University of Liverpool, and achieved a distinction in her Masters degree in Law (with a specific focus on Law and Business) and the Legal Practice Course at The University of Law.