Craig Thompson


The Law Society

Craig Thompson

Partner and head of Corporate

Craig is Head of the Forsters’ Corporate team. He has over thirty years of experience acting on corporate-related matters across multiple sectors.

In particular, Craig advises on share and asset acquisitions and disposals, reorganisations, joint ventures, shareholder and partnership arrangements and commercial contracts. He has extensive experience in the manufacturing sector, most notably in steel, automotive and aviation, and also in the corporate real estate sector. Many of the transactions that he works on include an international element.

Craig’s clients are diverse and range from small start-ups to household names. They include family offices, private equity firms, high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, property companies, funds and corporates.

Renowned for his genuine interest in, and understanding of, his clients’ businesses, Craig works in partnership with his clients in order to achieve their strategic objectives, both on a legal and a commercial level. He enjoys the intellectual challenge of resolving complex issues, which he deals with deftly, and clients prize his wealth of experience, business acumen and approachability.

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