Amy Francis

Amy Francis

Amy Francis
+44 (0)20 7447 4877

Amy Francis is an associate in Goodwin’s Tax practice. Amy advises on all aspects of UK and international taxation, with particular emphasis on real estate, corporate, and financial transactions. Prior to joining Goodwin in 2019, Amy was an associate at Jones Day.


Amy has experience advising on the structuring, negotiation, and funding of M&A and private equity transactions, and her practice extends to advising management on their investment, incentive, and exit arrangements. Amy’s real estate experience includes both the direct and indirect tax aspects of property transactions, having advised on a broad range of acquisitions, disposals, and reorganisations across multiple jurisdictions.

Amy’s representative experience includes:

  • LDC
    • on its acquisition of ETS, the primary service and technology provider to the DSB, the global numbering agency for over-the-counter derivatives
    • on its acquisition of Wifinity, a Gigabit Internet Service Provider, with products and services connecting over 6 million people a year
  • Battery Ventures on its equity investment in Vita Mojo, developer of a digital ordering and restaurant management system, servicing clients including Nandos, Leon and Yo! Sushi
  • Graphite Capital on its acquisition of Opus Talent Solutions, an international recruitment business specialising in the technology and renewable energy markets
  • Alvarium on its on $1.4 billion deSPAC business combination with Cartesian Growth Corporation, Tiedemann Advisors and TIG Advisors, creating a leading global wealth and asset manager
  • MPT on its acquisition of a portfolio of select behavioural health facilities, and their concurrent leaseback, from the leading UK behavioural health provider The Priory Group
  • Raptor Technologies, a portfolio company of our client JMI Equity, on its acquisition of Oaktree Topco Limited, is a leading software solution for monitoring safeguarding, wellbeing and a range of child welfare issues
  • ECI Partners acting through ECI 11 LP, on the acquisition of Avantia Insurance, a virtual home and property insurance provider trading as ‘HomeProtect’
  • Exclusive Networks in its acquisition of Ignition Technology Ltd, a leading distributor of SaaS security products in the UK, Nordics and Benelux regions. Exclusive Networks are ultimately owned by funds managed by Permira
  • Incopro, an online intellectual property and brand protection company, on its sale to Corsearch, a portfolio company of Astorg
  • Advised Clarion Partners Europe (European real estate investment fund manager) on the sale to Dream Industrial REIT (an open-ended real estate investment trust listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange) of a corporate structure holding a portfolio of 31 institutional quality logistics assets across Germany, Holland, France, Spain, Slovakia and the Czech Republic for a consideration valuing the properties at over €880 million
  • Mayfair Equity Partners and its portfolio company, Parcel2Go, in its agreement with EQT Private Equity in which EQT will acquire a majority stake in Parcel2Go. Parcel2Go has grown to be the category leader, providing marketplace services to all major UK carriers, offering collection and delivery services throughout the UK, Europe, and countries across the world

Areas of Practice




University of Cambridge

Legal Practice Course2013

BPP Law School

(with distinction)


University of Cambridge

(with honors)



  • Solicitor of England and Wales