Michael Prosser

Michael Prosser has more than 30 years’ experience of corporate and commercial law. His technical expertise and practical approach benefits both UK and foreign clients.

Michael works with UK and foreign companies, institutions and management teams, advising them on mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, joint ventures, management buy-outs, agency and distributorship agreements, many of which are large commercial deals. He drafts and negotiates corporate and commercial agreements for most industries.

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Professional Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions of:

  • payroll and human resources management systems companies
  • technology companies
  • publishing companies
  • chemical & pharmaceutical companies
  • courier service airlines
  • London-based commercial property companies
  • oil & gas companies

Joint ventures between, amongst others:

  • a major US based brewing company

Initial Public Offerings:

  • public offering of securities by European telecoms subsidiary of its US parent
  • demerger of UK subsidiary from its US parent

Management buy-outs:

  • Management buy-out of travel group
  • Music industry buy-out

General Practice areas

  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Directors' Duties
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Services
  • Joint Ventures
  • Competition Law
  • Employment

Specialist corporate expertise

  • Raising Share Capital
  • Share and assets purchase agreements
  • Demergers
  • London Stock Exchange listing requirements
  • Group reorganisations
  • Share buy-backs and reductions of capital
  • Public company take-overs

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor: Law Society of England & Wales
  • Foreign Legal Consultant in the United States (New York)
  • Attorney in South Africa