Lorna is an associate in the Corporate Finance team based in the Firm's Dubai office. Lorna qualified and trained in Firm's London office, having undertaken seats in Real Estate Finance, Financial Litigation, Corporate and Pensions. Lorna has worked on a range of corporate finance transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, public takeovers, management buy-outs, corporate re-organisations, initial public offerings, disposals, acting for private equity houses on their investments and exits. 

In October 2023 Lorna transferred to the Firm's Dubai office, where she continues to work on corporate transactions, focusing predominantly on private M&A. Lorna also has previous in-house corporate experience, working closely with the General Counsel within MJ Hudson to support on the company's initial public offering in 2019. 

  • Advising a MENA cryptocurrency platform on its sale to an Indian listed cryptocurrency investment application.
  • Advising a Dubai property management company on the investment into it by a Malaysia listed group.
  • Advising FTSE 100 listed Associate British Foods' on its takeover of National Milk Records. 
  • Advising private equity house Terra Firma on their £110million acquisition of Kier Living from leading UK construction and infrastructure company, Kier Group.
  • Advising Curtis Banks Group on its exit from the UK market via a £242m acquisition by Nucleus Financial Platforms.