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Michael Squirrell


  • Specialisms:

  • Corporate finance

  • Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Michael is a corporate lawyer who brings clients’ goals to the forefront, understanding their objectives and meeting their aims in a thorough, timely and pragmatic manner.

Michael acts for privately-held companies, SMEs and high-net worth individuals and also counts major international businesses in his client base. He thrives on assisting businesses from start-up stage to exit. With experience in a broad range of sectors, he has particular interest in IP-rich businesses operating in, for example, the MedTech, Engineering and Digital spaces.

Taking a bigger-picture approach to corporate law, he has extensive experience of mergers & acquisitions, reorganisations and investments (advising both investors, and start-ups and growing businesses seeking investment).

He also acts for charities, advising trustees and executive teams on governance matters stemming from charity law and Charity Commission regulation, as well as on charity incorporations.

Based in Lincoln, he supports a number of businesses across the wider East Midlands region, as well as nationally and internationally, working as part of Shakespeare Martineau’s Corporate team.

Michael joined Shakespeare Martineau as a partner in January 2021 having qualified as a solicitor in 2009.

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My motivation is to see the entrepreneurs, innovators and organisations with whom I work, achieve their ambitions.

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