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Simon Wright


Simon Wright has a broad corporate practice and specialises in domestic and international M&A. Simon acts regularly for corporate and founder shareholder clients across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the US.

Simon has a particular focus on both the Consumer Goods, Food and Retail sector and in Corporate Real Estate.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Advising 2 Sisters Food Group on multiple M&A transactions including the auction disposal of Fox’s Biscuits to Ferrero, and the carve-out disposals of its red meat processing business to Kepak Group and its fresh-filled sandwich production business to Samworth Brothers.
  • Advising the founder shareholders of East End Foods (EEF), a leading producer and distributor of South Asian ethnic foods in the UK and across continental Europe, on their sale of EEF to Exponent Private Equity.
  • Advising Brookfield Asset Management on its acquisition of a two million square-foot portfolio of logistics assets in Germany, Spain and Poland from Panattoni.
  • Advising Noble Foods on its sale of Gu desserts.
  • Advising Webjet on its AU€300 million acquisition of JacTravel.
  • Advising Wipro Limited on the acquisition of International TechneGroup Incorporated and previously on the sale of the Hosted Data Center Services business to Ensono Corporation.
  • Advising the management team of CPA Global Limited on the £2.4bn sale to Leonard Green & Partners.
  • English
  • University of Warwick, Law and Business
  • College of Law Birmingham, LPC


  • Legal 500 Rising Star

    "[Simon] is very commercially minded, and a problem solver; he has also demonstrated the depth of his understanding during intense negotiations." Legal 500 Rankings, 2021