Stuart joined the Corporate Team at Muckle in September 2017. After qualifying as a commercial lawyer and practising at an international law firm, Stuart made the transition to corporate law whilst working at a regional firm based in the North East. At the 2019 Insider North East Dealmakers Awards, Stuart led two deals that were shortlisted for awards including the ultimate winner of the “Deal of the Year under £2.5m” category.
Stuart’s experience includes a range of corporate and private equity transactional work such as company acquisitions, disposals and investments. Stuart also has considerable experience in advising management teams and shareholders in University spin-out transactions. A particular career highlight of Stuart’s has been providing continued advice to these spin-outs in a number of cases when they have gone on to receive follow on venture capital or private equity investment. Stuart also advises on share option and management incentivisation schemes and company reorganisations.
In his spare time, Stuart regularly attempts to take on a variety of home DIY projects, most of which ending with a frightening degree of success!