Charles Claisse

Head of Corporate - Kemp Little


He has extensive experience of domestic and international (including UK/US) mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and venture capital/mid-market private equity transactions. Industry Sectors he has in depth experience of include healthcare technology, mobile, advertising, energy, outsourcing and internet consumer. Charles works closely with the outsourcing team and contributes to the Outsourcing chapter for Practical Commercial Precedents, the UK's leading precedent textbook. Charles has been recommended in Legal 500. Charles graduated from Cambridge University. He joined Kemp Little after working at a leading US law firm and a leading Australian law firm.


  • M&A
  • Public companies
  • Corporate governance
  • Debt / equity investment
  • Restructuring / insolvency

Representative work:

  • Advice in connection with the administration of Lehman Bros and Woolworths
  • Advising an S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 global internet consumer company on various European acquisitions
  • Advising a global information technology company specialising in providing services to the air transport industry on its joint venture arrangements
  • Acting for one of the UK’s largest mobile network operators on a range of corporate and outsourcing transactions
  • Acting for a Fortune 500 global company on its UK healthcare technology acquisitions
  • Acting for an AIM listed specialist investor in energy assets in connection with its investments and divestments
  • Acting for a global information service provider listed in New York and Toronto on its UK acquisitions
  • Acting for a company providing software testing and quality management services, listed on AIM and in Frankfurt on the acquisition of a group of companies in India
  • Acting for a global test and measurement company on its UK acquisitions

    Charles Claisse
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