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Mark Lucas

Partner - Corporate & Commercial

Mark Lucas

I am the head of our Corporate and Commercial team and advise on mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, shareholder arrangements and partnership law.

I enjoy identifying and achieving the right solutions and outcomes for clients and strongly believe that good service consists of responsive communication. I look for long lasting solutions that reduce complexity, delay and risk.

I trained and qualified at Clifford Chance and spent the first eight years of my career working on a broad range of finance, company and commercial matters in the City. I believe that the best corporate lawyers are likely to have a broad range of experience of business and life.

I have a particular expertise in advising schools on mergers and in relation to their commercial contracts and other commercial issues.

I am the chair of the governing body at a very successful prep school in West Sussex.

I have served as a member of the Law Society’s Company Law Committee and regularly contribute to the Solicitors’ Journal, for which I write a quarterly update on commercial contract law.

"Mark Lucas advises a wide range of clients on corporate finance and commercial law issues, with a particular focus on supporting educational institutions. Clients appreciate his "very attentive and responsive" legal service."
Chambers UK, 2020

"Mark Lucas has a strong focus on the education sector and advises on the full suite of transactional activity. He is praised by clients for his excellent interpersonal skills"
Chambers UK, 2018