Henrietta Walker

Henrietta Walker


Henrietta Walker focuses on transactional and commercial advice for corporate clients. Henrietta has particular experience of cross-border transactions across a range of industries, including food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and financial services.

Henrietta is "very thorough and very organised” and is “flexible about tailoring the advice and sensible about fees,” according to Chambers UK 2017.


  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • Joint ventures and shareholder arrangements
  • General corporate advice 
  • Commercial contracts



  • Advised Maxxia UK Limited on the acquisition of two finance brokers: European Vehicle Contracts Limited and Capex Asset Finance Limited.
  • Advised Smiths Group plc on the divestment of its Wallace product line to CooperSurgical, Inc.
  • Advised the shareholders of Jetscape Aviation Group on its sale to Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), the world’s largest turbo aircraft lessor.  
  • Advised Nomad Foods Limited on the acquisition of the Findus business in continental Europe.
  • Advised Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Limited in connection with its acquisition of BancABC, a leading multi-country, multi-service bank with operations across the Southern African Development Community which is listed on the Botswana stock exchange, with a secondary listing on the Zimbabwe stock exchange.
  • Advised Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Limited in connection with its exercise of an option to acquire approximately 20.9% in Union Bank of Nigeria PLC from Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.
  • Advised Volvo Construction Equipment on the acquisition of the off-road hauler business from Terex Corporation.
  • Advised Africa-focused family office on a number of joint venture projects in sub-Saharan Africa, including in relation to a power plant in Senegal and a power plant in Rwanda.
  • Advised US-based private equity investor Amstar in connection with the joint venture aspects of its purchase, made in combination with the Polish development company BBI Development, of the luxury Zlota 44 residential tower located in the city centre of Warsaw.
  • Advised Starwood Capital Group on joint venture aspects of its acquisition of a retail park in East Anglia.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, IFLR1000 United Kingdom, 2017-2018
  • Listed, Chambers UK Guide, Corporate/M&A, 2016-2017
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United Kingdom, Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, 2016-2017


  • LPC, College of Law, 1995
  • Diploma in Law/CPE, City University London, 1994
  • B.A., with honours, University of Liverpool, 1993
  • England and Wales