What can Natalie do for you?
Natalie is a specialist M&A lawyer and partner in the corporate team with a sector focus on all things health. Her work includes complex acquisitions & disposals, especially in the healthcare arena whilst working as a trusted advisor for her clients. Widely known for her acumen & solution-driven advice, Natalie delivers commercial outcomes to timetable, whilst maintaining quality.
Supporting your ambitions
Natalie’s clients include board members, Private Equity, family businesses and investors. One of Natalie's highlights include advising a corporate buyer on the complex acquisition of a group of healthcare companies which involved three parallel transactions, leading teams of lawyers internally and with a difficult and often unavailable sell-side. An ability to step back and focus on the compelling commercial drivers whilst applying 20 years of experience to solve critical risk allocation arguments enabled delivery of the acquisition to the delighted client’s timetable. Her success in making deals happen (including during lockdown) means that Natalie’s clients recommend her widely to others.
What do others say?
Natalie was recognised by Legal Week as one of the new generation of M&A Partners making their mark at UK firms outside London and is recognised as a Leading Individual in Health by Legal 500. One of Natalie's clients commented that her "strategic guidance, adds enormous value and being able to pick up the phone and bounce ideas is invaluable”. A recent testimonial from Legal 500 2022 comments that "Natalie Wade is exceptional. She is genuinely interested in the business and feels part of our wider team. She delivers excellent quality but does so with a very human approach".
What else should you know?
Natalie is known in the firm for supporting and developing people through mentoring, providing fresh input to business plans or sitting on the associate promotion panel.
Natalie adopts an energetic approach to her life inside and outside the workplace. Leisure time includes sailing, rugby (as a spectator) and fitness with a little time left over for managing two strong-minded teenagers!