Liam Freeman

Senior Associate

Liam has experience in a wide range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and initial and secondary equity issues.

He also advises insurers in relation to the provision of warranty and indemnity insurance in connection with corporate transactions.

Liam acts for domestic and international clients and his work spans many sectors, including technology, software and telecommunications, manufacturing, oil and gas, and media, sport and entertainment.

Areas of FocusCorporate
Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Advising Supplier Assessment Services, a provider of technology-enabled third party pre-qualification and accreditation services backed by Warburg Pincus, in relation to its acquisition of Builder’s Profile (UK).
  • Advising TES Global Group Limited, a digital education business, in relation to its acquisition of Edval Education Pty Ltd, an Australian-based firm that specialises in school timetabling software, for an undisclosed sum in December 2019.
  • Advising Digital Unlimited Group, in relation to its disposal of the entire issued share capital of Creston Plc US Holdings Inc to Next Fifteen Communications Group plc for an initial consideration of approximately USD27.7 million (of which approximately USD6.7 million was satisfied by the issue of shares in Next 15), in October 2019.
  • Advising TES Global Group Limited, a digital education business, in relation to its acquisition of Educare Learning Limited, a UK-based provider of duty of care and safeguarding training, for an undisclosed sum in August 2019.
  • Advising Phatisa and the other shareholders of Mauritian-based Meridian Consolidated Investments Limited in relation to their disposal of 85% of Meridian Consolidated Investments Limited to Ma'aden (Saudi Arabia's largest mining company) for an enterprise value of approximately USD140 million in August 2019.
  • Advising Travelopia, the world's largest collection of specialist travel brands, in relation to its acquisition of Enchanting Travels, a German-headquartered tailor made luxury travel specialist, for an undisclosed sum in June 2019.
  • Advising Accesso Technology Group plc, an AIM-listed technology solutions provider to the leisure, entertainment and cultural markets, in relation to its placing to raise approximately GBP32 million together with a pre-emptive open offer to raise approximately GBP6 million in May 2020.
  • Advising Safestyle UK plc, an AIM-listed double-glazing group, in relation to a placing (by way of an accelerated bookbuild) to raise GBP8.5 million in April 2020.
  • Advising i-nexus Global plc, a UK-based provider of cloud strategy execution software, in relation to its admission to trading on AIM and a placing of new and existing ordinary shares to raise GBP10 million in June 2018.
  • Sheffield University, BA History and Politics (2.1)
  • Sheffield Hallam, Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction)
  • Sheffield University, Legal Practice Course