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Locations

Primary Locations

London, England

Work Types

Venture capital / fundraising
Fintech
M&A deals (small / domestic)
Corporate (general)
M&A deals (mid-market)
Technology
Joint ventures

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Marsha Williamson

Bio

Marsha is a corporate lawyer specialising in financial services and technology transactions (and especially fintech). She loves advising on fundraisings and private M&A deals.

Marsha is a pragmatic and commercial adviser and focusses on building relationships with all stakeholders. She has in-house experience (so has been in your shoes!) having been Head of Legal at fintech 11:FS and spent time on secondment at Tandem Bank and Marsh.

Clients have described her as "a stand out associate" and a "dedicated and hard working lawyer with incredible intellect" in The Legal 500 UK, 2020 edition.

Marsha is the UK Lead for RPC's legal accelerator programme for ESG start-up ventures - RPC Tectonic.

Specialisms

  • Equity fundraisings - investors and investees
  • Convertible debt
  • M&A - buy and sell-side
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • Corporate advisory (governance, reorganisations, directors' duties, etc.)

Sectors

Financial Services

Technology

Fintech and Insurtech

Clients Advised (current / recent)

Tandem Bank.

11:FS.

Howden Group.

Halo Group.

Example Matters

a Tier 1 bank on its first and follow-on investments and commercial partnership with a leading UK fintech.

a UK challenger bank on multiple convertible debt and equity fundraisings, its acquisitions of two lending businesses, as well as several corporate advisory and regulatory matters.

a fintech consultancy on a range of corporate and lending matters.

a UK banking software fintech on its set-up, investment rounds and commercial partnership with an overseas bank.

a global asset manager on its acquisitions of two UK WealthTech companies and various corporate advisory matters.

various other banks, (re)insurers, fintechs and investors on corporate and regulatory matters (including Part VII transfers).

a Big4 on its acquisition of financial modelling software company.