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Teja Picton-Howell, Consultant at Penningtons Manches

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Teja is a senior consultant in our corporate and financial regulation teams. He specialises in UK, EU and international law in financial services regulation; investment, mergers and acquisitions; banking and capital markets; investment and shareholder disputes and international sanctions.

Much of Teja’s work has an international dimension. This includes guiding UK companies expanding overseas, or overseas companies investing into or entering the UK market. He has over 30 years’ experience helping businesses, including private groups, financial institutions and investments funds, to successfully acquire, sell and invest in businesses worldwide.

As a member of Penningtons Manches’ India group, Teja has helped many Indian companies enter the UK through acquisitions or establishment. He also has substantial experience working on transactions throughout Europe and in the Gulf. He is instructed to give specialised legal opinions on English company law and practice, including as expert evidence for use in litigation before courts outside the UK.

Teja brings the benefit of his commercial acumen and experience to clients. He is a non-executive director of companies as diverse as Transearch International (the €80 million international executive search network) and the fast-expanding Levi Roots/Reggae Reggae Group. He is also a UK trustee of the India based international charity Child Rights and You (CRY).

Recent work highlights

  • Advising various non-EU banks and financial institutions entering the UK market.
  • Pursuing and defending shareholder/investment disputes, including unfair prejudice claims under section 994 of the Companies Act 2006.
  • Acting for a client on a $50 million plus revolving global credit facility.
  • Advising an investment fund on its successful exit of a private UK/European pharma group (circa €30 million).

Penningtons Manches LLP

Penningtons Manches 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. San Francisco is an associated office.

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