MARK WHITTAKER IS A SPECIALIST CORPORATE LAWYER IN OUR HIGHLY-RATED COMMERCIAL TEAM
Mark became a partner in October 2020 and is now a director of M S Whittaker Limited, one of our corporate partners. Qualifying in 2006 at an international practice in Leeds, he joined the Firm in 2020.
WHAT CAN MARK DO FOR YOU?
A talented corporate deal advisor, Mark has acted for clients in connection with buying, selling and investing in businesses both in the UK and across the globe. He has led corporate transactions for clients operating across a huge variety of industry sectors – from financial services, telecoms and IT to retail, FMCG and healthcare. Mark advises on acquisitions, disposals, private equity transactions, management buy-outs and buy-ins, investments, joint ventures, and shareholder issues.
Recent highlights include acting for private equity backed manufacturing companies, advising the selling shareholders of a multinational IT business, and leading on a series of private company investments in the UK and US.
WHAT DO OTHERS SAY?
Mark has a strong attention to detail, a can-do attitude, a really strong work ethic and bundles of commercial awareness. He couples this with an ability to be calm in difficult situations and manage tough personalities on both sides of a transaction.
Chambers UK 2024
Mark Whittaker provides pragmatic advice. Clear and focused and delivered with a calm and clear view. Nothing impacts Mark’s measured and considered view. Mark gets the job done with pragmatism & impactful. Top class lawyer.
Legal 500 (UK) 2023
We really appreciated Mark’s professionalism and efficiency in dealing with our transaction. His expertise and responsiveness were second to none and we knew we were in a safe pair of hands. I would like to commend Mark and the rest of his team for an excellent job.