Lauren Horman
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Lauren Horman

Associate
horman.lauren@dorsey.com

Overview

LAUREN WORKS WITH CLIENTS TO ASSIST THEM IN ACHIEVING THEIR BUSINESS TARGETS, VIA PROVIDING COMMERCIALLY DRIVEN ADVICE ON CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL MATTERS.

Lauren advises on Capital Markets (mainly equity), mergers and acquisitions (both public and private) and venture capital/private equity investments. Lauren also advises on commercial and non-contentious IP matters.

Education & Admissions

College of Law, London (Bloomsbury) (J.D., 2009), Distinction

Collingwood College, Durham University (LLB, 2008), Honours

Admissions

  • England & Wales

Experience

Representative Work

Public

  • Advising Inland Homes plc in relation to various matters including, in 2013, a placing on AIM and a group reorganisation and creation of a new long-term incentive scheme for employees
  • Advising Cenkos Securities plc on the £70 million AIM IPO and institutional placing by Rightster Group plc and subsequent secondary placings
  • Advising Numis Securities Limited in relation to the £49 million AIM IPO and institutional placing by Keywords Studios plc and two subsequent secondary placings
  • Advising Microsaic Systems plc in connection with its £4 million institutional placing
  • Advising Sanlam Securities UK Limited in connection with placings by Enables IT plc and Parallel Media Group plc
  • Advising Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd on the placing by Oxford Biomedica plc on the Main Market of London Stock Exchange

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Advising Towergate Partnership Co Limited in relation to its acquisitions of the Footman James business and Arista Insurance Limited
  • Advising Quindell Portfolio plc in connection with various acquisitions and investments including iter8 Inc., PT Healthcare Inc., React & Recover group of companies, Himex Limited and the disposal of the Quindell Golf and Country Club
  • Corero Network Security plc on the sale of its subsidiary Corero Business Services Limited

Early Stage/Venture Capital

  • Advising This is the Big Deal Limited in connection with their initial SEIS funding round and ongoing commercial matters
  • Advising Open Ocean Capital Oy in connection with a number of early stage investments including Eyeem Limited and LoopMe Limited 
  • Advising LGI Ventures BV on its investment in Cloudsense Ltd 

Industries & Practices

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
  • Emerging Companies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology
  • Technology Commerce
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Community Involvement

  • Former trustee of Kinetic Foundation, a sports related charity that encourages young people to remain in education and provides viable career prospects
  • Legal adviser to Kinetic Foundation
Lauren Horman