Philip Goldsborough



Philip specialises in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and corporate finance work. He has a wealth of experience, advising many high profile UK and international public and private companies on a wide range of transactions, including equity capital markets transactions and general corporate matters.

Market View:

"Philip has provided SIG with the highest levels of attention and service and is a longstanding trusted corporate legal adviser. He is a first class M&A lawyer, is highly commercial and most of all is great to work with.” – Andrew Trusdale, Corporate Development Executive, SIG PLC

“Philip’s client service and commitment to SBO is exceptional. He is a strong, pragmatic negotiator and provides us with clear and commercial advice.” – Gerald Grohmann, Chief Executive, Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 03/08/2016
    Cross Border Deals Provide Post Brexit Boost For M&A

    “Brexit has created an attractive window of opportunity for inward investment into the UK, particularly from the US. “In the weeks since the vote we have advised a number of US companies looking to invest whilst Sterling is at a historic low, both by way of organic UK branch and subsidiary openings through to acquisitions. “This welcome spike in activity is going some way towards lifting the initial pessimism around the impact of Brexit on general corporate and M&A transaction levels”.

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  • 07/07/2016
    Leeds Brewery Sells Its Pub Chain To Camerons Brewery

    "We are delighted to have advised Leeds Brewery on the strategic sale of its pub estate and look forward to working with Sam, Michael and their team as they focus on the continued growth of the brewery operations."

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  • 11/08/2015
    Yorkshire Based SIG Plc Completes Ainsworth Group Acquisition

    “We are delighted to have advised SIG on the acquisition of the Ainsworth Group. This transaction is Irwin Mitchell’s first for SIG and was a great team effort. We are delighted to welcome such an important Yorkshire-based plc as a client of the firm.”

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