Sophie Townes

Business, Corporate Finance

Title: Solicitor

Tel: 0191 226 7840

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Sophie is a solicitor in the Corporate department.

She primarily deals with banking and finance transactions as well as acquisitions, disposals and corporate restructuring.

Sophie also has a wealth of knowledge in Real Estate law; after joining the firm in 2017, Sophie spent 18 months prior to the commencement of her training contract in the Real Estate department as a paralegal.


  • Acting for Converse Pharma in its £60m refinance of existing facilities to RBS Invoice Finance and Secure Trust Bank;
  • Acting for a care home operator in its £40m refinance of existing facilities to Yorkshire Bank plc;
  • Acting for exiting shareholders in a £7m management buy-out;
  • Acting for an individual shareholder in the disposal of a specialist care and education provider to a national acquirer.

Key Practice Areas

  • Corporate Finance & Private Equity
  • Business Support & Restructuring
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate Finance