Graham Webster

Partner | London

Graham is a partner in the corporate team.

He advises on a broad range of UK and international corporate transactions including M&A, early stage development capital and joint ventures.

He has particular expertise in relation to private equity investments, acting for private equity houses and portfolio companies as well as senior management and deal executives.

Another significant part of his practice is dedicated to advising entrepreneurs and creative individuals in the luxury industry and he is a key member of Withers’ dedicated luxury assets team.

Graham also advises on corporate reorganisations and general business and company law, particularly for family-owned business and eponymous brands.

Over 50% of Graham’s practice has an international or cross-border element and he collaborates closely with the Withers’ network to ensure a seamless delivery for clients.

Secretary Mandi Gornall

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Having used Withers for my personal tax advice, Graham and Meriel were best placed to assist on my move to the UK to become CEO of the owner of the ‘Agent Provocateur’ brand. They not only gave clear, commercial, advice but were able to marry specialist employment and private equity expertise in relation to a bespoke incentivsation package. They were always available and reacted very fast.

Fabrizio Malverdi

Track record

Admissions

Memberships

Advised on the acquisition by Kering of a majority stake in British fashion house Christopher Kane.

Advised on the acquisition by LVMH of a majority stake in British shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood.

Advised on the acquisition by LVMH of a minority stake in British fashion house J W Anderson.

England and Wales, 2007

Franco-British Chamber of Commerce

Education


Languages


  • English
  • French

Dates


Joined

2012
Partner

2017

London

16 Old Bailey,

EC4M 7EG

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Clients

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