Amanda and Claudia were recommended to us as highly effective commercial advisers to lead the legal team and process, and we found them to be just that. They added real value to the process and the deal terms and worked seamlessly with us as sellers, as well as our other professional advisers to make the deal happen. I would recommend them and Paris Smith unreservedly.
Working with Paris Smith has been a breath of fresh air. From the moment we made our initial enquiry through the completion of several different projects, we have been kept informed throughout each process and have always felt confident in the information and advice we have been given. We continue to work with Paris Smith on a number of business projects and now consider their team part of our own.
Amanda is hands down the best corporate lawyer I have ever worked with. She is responsive, commercial, helps guide us in our business development with solid advice and knows exactly what we want from purchasing a business. We hardly need to give any instruction other than “crack on” and she and her team deliver - every time. We are a PE backed, acquisitive, business so we are demanding and demonstrative. She never flinches, takes everything in her stride and is the epitome of professionalism. Arezou Rezai - working with Amanda Brockwell is also absolutely stonking - alongside Amanda she just makes things happen extremely quickly.
When UKPS needed to find a corporate lawyer for a transaction, they chose Paris Smith from a short list of experienced city and provincial firms. Paris Smith won because of their personal touch, attention to detail and the ability to get the shareholders comfortable with the fact that they would be a valued client. In the transaction process, against a city firm, Paris Smith proved their worth. Their experience in deals of our size, and the dedicated team, ensured that UKPS and its shareholders were able to hold their own in the contract negotiations and got the best possible outcome. From partner level down, everyone at Paris Smith was approachable and supportive at all hours. I would highly recommend them to others.
These were key acquisitions for us and enhance the portfolio of services we can now offer to a wide range of sectors. Amanda and the team at Paris Smith became an integral part of our deal team and provided great commercial, practical and legal advice within tight timeframes. We would recommend the team whole heartedly.
I worked closely with Amanda Brockwell and Claudia Mihai at Paris Smith who formed part of the team of professionals who guided me through the sale process, something I had no previous experience of. Collaborative team work and a problem solving approach were instrumental to the smooth running of the negotiations and the successful completion. I cannot recommend them highly enough.
A referee said "She offers very strong technical support and attentive client service."
Amanda is very approachable, hugely experienced and knowledgeable. She is always able to spot things that others don't and is really insightful.
Amanda Brockwell is knowledgeable across a wide scope of corporate and commercial work. She acts for a broad clientele of corporates, private equity funds and venture capital investors.
"She is so incredibly switched-on to our market sector that she adds true value above and beyond her remit."