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Frances Murphy

Frances Murphy

Slaughter and May

London, GBR

Frances specialises in acting for corporate clients and investment banks, on corporate finance and M&A transactions, both in England and overseas. She also advises corporate clients generally on day-to-day corporate governance and corporate matters.

Current transactions including acting for General Electric on the €12.5 billion takeover of the power generation business of the French engineering company Alstom

Frances is listed:

  • as a leading individual in the M&A section of the Legal 500, 2015, in the Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability in Chambers UK, 2015and Chambers Europe, 2015and in Corporate/M&A in Chambers Global, 2015
  • in the Square Mileinaugural "100 Most Powerful People in the City"
  • in Who’s Who LegalMergers and Acquisitions 2014 as one of the top ten most highly regarded individuals globally
  • in the top quartile of Chambers 100 UK(100 best business lawyers) for 2013
  • in the top 4 most innovative individual lawyers in the FT’sinaugural FT Innovative Lawyers Awards in 2006

Frances is a Vice-Chair of the International M&A and Joint Venture Committee of the ABA Section of International Law, a founder member of the Law School Advisory Board of the University of Sheffield and a trustee of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity. She was Chair of Network for Knowledge, a women lawyers and compliance professionals forum, from 2011 to 2013.


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