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 2021 UK Guide

Trethowans’ Corporate & Commercial team are recommended as a Top Tier firm in the Legal 500 2021 UK Guide.

Testimonials from clients include:

‘This practice is unique. The whole team are very knowledgeable in their field and ALWAYS puts their clients first on all occasions. I have found they are willing to go the extra mile and nothing is too difficult for them. Having used other practices in the past, Trethowans are head and shoulders above the rest and their customer service is best in class.‘

Mike Watson and Lucy Gleisner are key individuals at the practice. Both are well informed, and put their clients’ objectives first. Great listeners and communicators. Both are able to work through complicated issues to a resolution.‘

“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

Senior Associate

Jonathan Sherman


Jason Riley


Ben MacDiarmid


Ellie Stanton

Trainee Solicitor