Activism and Defence
We help businesses anticipate and respond to shareholder activism and change-of-control transactions.


We are experienced advisers on all issues affecting boards and activists. Our seasoned team understands the nuances and interests on both sides of board conflicts and has experience strategically preventing and managing those conflicts alongside our clients.

We help prepare targets in advance of shareholder activism and for change-of-control transactions, and rigorously defend our clients against unsolicited approaches. Our multidisciplinary team works closely with public company clients to provide advice on responding to shareholder proposals and navigating proxy contests for board and management shake-ups. We also effectively advocate for clients in the event of litigation.

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They earn their high reputation every day and are always our first choice for both legal and business guidance.
— Chambers Global, 2021

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