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Portrait of Leo Shrimpton
Areas of expertise: Corporate


Leo is an associate in the corporate team in Oxford. He acts on a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and funding transactions, and general corporate governance. He has acted for start-ups, university spin-outs, owner-managed companies and large corporations.

Leo trained and qualified at another major national law firm in 2020, after which he spent a year working in-house gaining experience of a wide variety of legal work and transactions. He joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2021.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising on shareholders’ agreements and articles of association for start-ups and university spin-outs.
  • Assisting on a series B funding round for a bio-tech company that was spun-out of Oxford University.
  • Assisting on the acquisition of an online education company for a major international publisher.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP