Marie Bates


Marie Bates

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Marie joined Farrer & Co in 2015. Prior to that she was at Slaughter and May (2005 – 2015) where she was a trainee then a corporate associate before becoming a professional support lawyer in 2013.


University of York; College of Law, London; BPP Law School, London.

Marie advises on a broad range of corporate matters and commercial transactions for a variety of clients (including companies, individuals and partnerships).  She specialises in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other corporate investments (including private equity backed investments) and reorganisations.

Marie also advises on general corporate requirements for companies, with a particular focus on corporate governance.

Marie has experience in Asia, having spent two years in Hong Kong at her previous firm and six months on secondment to a Japanese firm as a trainee.