Awards and Rankings
June 27, 2023

Tessa Agar Named a Rising Star of Legal Services by Financial News


Goodwin partner Tessa Agar has been recognized as a Rising Star of Legal Services for 2023 by Financial News. The list recognizes the best up-and-coming talent under the age of 40 working in the legal profession in Europe.

Agar is a Private Equity partner in Goodwin’s London office, where she advises on all aspects of corporate law, with a particular focus on mid-market private equity transactions, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and growth equity investments. She advises clients across a variety of industries, including technology, software, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, food, and consumer products.

Financial News highlighted Agar’s experience leading several significant deals for Accel-KKR, including its investment in ticketing innovations company Masabi, and advising Arma Partners on its strategic acquisition by Mediobanca, a specialized financial group in Italy.

Agar has previously been named to International’s 2023 list of Private Equity Rising Stars: Europe’s Best Up-and-Coming Lawyers, which represents 25 of the premiere young private equity lawyers across the UK and Europe.