Rosemary Jackson


Corporate and Financial Services, IP & Commercial

T: +44 (0)20 7395 3041


Rosemary has a broad corporate and commercial practice with particular emphasis on advising on M&A transactions and agreements related to the investment fund management industry.

Her work has included buying and selling business and private companies in a variety of sectors, joint ventures, venture capital fund raising (acting for both the investor and the management), venture capital investment as well as a broad range of general corporate and commercial advice. She has advised on commercial contracts, particularly in the broadcasting and technology sectors and has long experience, particularly on the purchase and disposal of companies and businesses in the event and exhibition management sector. Her work also includes advising on fund formation contracts, co-investments and acquisitions agreements in relation to investment management funds.

Career History

Rosemary joined Wedlake Bell as a consultant in January 2008 after spending 3 years at Marriott Harrison.

Prior to that she spent nearly 15 years at Denton Wilde Sapte, where, as a partner in the corporate group, she advised on a similarly broad spectrum of corporate and commercial work, including the Homebase acquisition of Texas Homecare, the privatisation of Northern Ireland Electricity plc and the admission of Italian companies onto AIM. She also advised a family office on investments in private equity limited partnerships.

Clients remain loyal to her, appreciating her commitment to their cause and her common sense approach. She was the main legal adviser to Teletext throughout its almost 20 years as a public service broadcaster.

Rosemary qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and has a degree in Law from The University of London.