Tessa Parkes is an associate in the firm’s Private Equity Group. Ms. Parkes advises on all aspects of corporate law, with a particular focus on mid-market private equity transactions. Her experience includes advising private equity houses and management teams on acquisitions, disposals, restructurings and co-investments as well as portfolio companies on all corporate matters. She joined Goodwin in 2017.

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Ms. Parkes’ recent matters include representing:

  • Bridgepoint, on its sale of Leeds Bradford Airport to AMP Capital Investors for an enterprise value of £221 million 
  • Spice Private Equity, in connection with its investment in LEON Restaurants, an upmarket fast food chain based in the UK
  • Gramercy Property Europe plc, on the €1.085 billion sale of Gramercy’s European logistics portfolio to a consortium of clients managed by AXA Investment Managers
  • Bregal Sagemount, on its investment in Options Technology, a leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global financial services sector
  • Investcorp on its sale of Tyrrells to Amplify Snack Brands for an enterprise value of £300 million*
  • Bridgepoint as lead investor in Deliveroo’s $275 million Series E funding round*
  • GMT Communications Partners on its sale of Melita Plc to ABRY Partners*
  • GMT Communications Partners on its sale of Addsecure to Apax France and Fortino Capital*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Parkes was an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP.

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M.A., Law with Business, 2014
BPP University
(with Distinction)
Legal Practice Course, 2010
BPP Law School
(with Distinction)
Bachelors of Law, 2009
University of Nottingham



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