There’s a difference between listening and understanding; a gulf between options and guidance. Which is why our corporate team builds close, long-lasting relationships – so we can ‘get it’, then get you where you want to be.

Our highly regarded team of corporate lawyers practise across diverse areas and sectors. We work with individuals and SMEs, as well as major financial institutions and household brands, and our services span succession planning and refinancing, group reorganisations, shareholder agreements, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Recommended as a Top Tier Firm in The Legal 500 2022 UK Guide

Trethowans’ Corporate & Commercial team are recommended as a Top Tier firm in the Legal 500 2022 UK Guide.

Testimonials from clients include:

‘The commercial support they offer is invaluable. The team is excellent at managing the timing of our transactions, and is able to push and delay as appropriate.‘

‘This practice is very much unique. The whole team cares about their clients and goes the extra mile to ensure clients’ objectives are met 100%. I have used other corporate lawyers in the past and they fall well behind Trethowans each time.‘


“They are a strong and dynamic team with a commercial mindset.”

Chambers & Partners

Meet the team

Mike Watson

Managing Partner

Nick Gent


Lucy Gleisner (nee Grey)


Mark Nixon


Jamie Earley


Jonathan Sherman

Senior Associate

Jason Riley


Ben MacDiarmid


Gerta Xoxi

Registered Foreign Lawyer (RFL)

Amrita Sangha

Trainee Solicitor