International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised BGF, the UK's most active investor in growing companies, on its multi-million pound investment into two niche law firms, Equilaw and Thomas Legal, to support business growth.

Equilaw is the UK's only dedicated equity release legal advisor. Thomas Legal provides high-end conveyancing services predominantly in the South West and London.

The Osborne Clarke team advising BGF was led by Partner Simon Jones and included Associate Elinor Owen and Senior Associate James Taylor.

BGF’s investment was led by Edwin Davies, Ned Dorbin and James Skade.

Osborne Clarke advises market leaders, challenger brands and fast-growth businesses in the financial services sector across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings to M&A, IPOs and JVs.

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