Shelley Barnett

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Shelley Barnett is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London and focuses on a range of public and private corporate transactions.

Shelley has a wide variety of experience including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, disposals, equity investments, corporate re-organisations and general corporate advisory.

Shelley has spent time working in our Dubai office and on secondment to our clients Lightsource BP and LabTech. 

Prior to joining White & Case, Shelley qualified as a Chartered Company Secretary and worked in the corporate secretariats of FTSE 100 companies in the pharmaceutical and banking sectors.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
BPP Law School
Law (LLB)
University of Leeds
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Tier Mobility, Europe's fastest growing e-scooter company, on its acquisition of PushMe Bikes Limited, a developer of charging infrastructure

Representation of Delek Group, the Tel Aviv listed Israeli conglomerate, and Ithaca Energy, Delek's UK subsidiary, on its acquisition with BP of oil and gas from Ithaca’s North Sea operations  including the subscription by BP for US$50 million convertible loan notes

Representation of Omilia, a dynamic innovator in conversational AI, on its growth investment from Grafton Capital, a UK-based growth equity firm that specializes in partnering with founder-owned, European software companies

Representation of Lightsource Renewable Energy Investments Limited, Europe's largest solar development company, in its sale of a 43.2 percent stake to BP for an investment of £150 million. The company focuses on the acquisition, development and long-term management of large-scale solar projects, with plans to expand into India, Egypt and Australia

Representation of Local Pension Partnership on the demerger of its investment in a shared ownership social housing joint venture

Representation of Nestlé Waters on its acquisition of a majority stake in Princes Gate Spring Water Limited, a bottled water manufacturer based in Wales

Awards and Recognition

"A top firm. Really strong, they stand out from their competitor firms." M&A: Upper mid-market and premium deals UK Legal 500 2020