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Kavita Patel

Regional Head | South

  • Specialisms:

  • Corporate finance

  • Investment Funds

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Private Equity

  • Languages:

  • Gujarati

  • Hindi

Kavita is Regional Head for our South region and also Head of our Investment Funds sector. She has a formidable reputation amongst her clients for technical excellence and getting the job done and is regarded as the ‘rainmaker of the team’.

Kavita specialises in a broad range of corporate finance transactions, both for public and private companies, including acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, funding arrangements, restructurings and cross-border transactions.

Kavita also provides bespoke services to investment funds from establishment and fundraising, ongoing operation, regulation and compliance to restructurings, mergers and returns to investors by combining legal, tax, regulatory and compliance advice.

Kavita is a non-executive director of The Nottingham Building Society and sits on the AIC VCT Technical Committee and the EIS Association Regulatory Committee. She also is one of the judges at the prestigious 2019 Growth Investor Awards.

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Chambers: ‘Kavita Patel has considerable experience in corporate finance and private equity transactions. Clients appreciate her “wealth of industry knowledge.” Legal 500: ‘Led out of London by Kavita Patel, and also benefiting from a strong presence in the Midlands, Shakespeare Martineau LLP‘s ‘commercial and driven‘ team is adept at advising funds…on investments into high-growth businesses throughout the venture capital lifecycle. Particular areas of strength include advice on tax-related investments (including EIS mandates) and funding to businesses in the green-tech and clean-tech sectors’

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