Capital Markets


Goodman Derrick’s Capital Markets team has considerable experience of advising clients listed on the Main Market, AIM, the Aquis Exchange and the International Securities Market, acting for issuers, brokers, nominated advisers, and investors.

In addition, the team also has significant experience in advising quoted clients in relation to capital markets transactions, ongoing listing requirements including advising on market rules, corporate governance, AGMs, market abuse, and general corporate law matters. 


The team has strong experience in: 

  • IPOs
  • Secondary offerings
  • Rights issues
  • Takeover Code transactions
  • Convertible debt instruments

Specialist Capital Markets Lawyers

Our lawyers also advise clients in relation to compliance with the increasing complexity surrounding capital markets transactions and of ongoing listing requirements including:

  • Reverse takeovers
  • Public to private transactions
  • Capital restructurings
  • Group reorganisations
  • Market rules
  • Corporate governance 
  • AGMs 
  • Market abuse
  • Corporate law matters

Track record

Our corporate team’s recent track record in M&A, investment and the capital markets is available by clicking here.

Our listing in AIM Advisers Rankings Guide is available here.  

Client Testimonials

“I can't speak highly enough of this group – they are a perfect balance of assertive and personable.”

Braden Saunders, Managing Director, Doghouse Distillery

“The Goodman Derrick corporate team have provided insightful and practical legal guidance throughout. Their collaborative mind-set and their dedication to this deal were crucial in getting the acquisition over the line and eventually seeing us listed on the Standard List of the London Stock Exchange”

Allan Syms, Chairman, Bould Opportunities

“The Goodman Derrick advantage is that they are good communicators and operate with a personal, no nonsense approach”

Legal 500, M&A

“Commercially minded lawyers that know what they are doing.”

Legal 500, M&A