JAG Shaw Baker is a strategic law firm that advises entrepreneurs, companies and investors across high-growth technology markets such as life sciences, clean tech and digital technology.
JAG Shaw Baker has a firm grasp on the nuances, influencers and contributors in the European technology, investor and venture capital ecosystem which helps our clients reach their business goals faster. Our UK and US trained lawyers have extensive corporate and commercial expertise and a passion for high-growth companies and investors.
From landmark intellectual property wins in China, terms of agreement for a book launch in Space, creating legal frameworks for clinical trials to shepherding a music platform to 40 million users, advising a disruptive financial tech company and M&A for sale-side venture-backed acquisitions, JAG Shaw Baker’s legal team creates a collaborative culture and gives our clients access to exceptional commercial legal advice and industry expertise.
Co-founded by James Shaw and Tina Baker, JAG Shaw Baker has focused on high-growth companies’ and investors’ interests since its inception in 2013. For the past two decades, both James and Tina have been at the epicentre of the start-up and investor community in the UK, helping establish world-class companies such as SoundCloud, Moo, Transferwise, Zoopla, Wonga, FarFetch and Mind Candy.
Both James, Tina and the partners have prepared best-in-class legal documents for Seedcamp, 500 Startups UK, BVCA and leading investors and VCs which have become widely used within the technology industry in the UK.
Our partners anchor the firm with practice expertise across the life sciences, clean and digital technology markets. The partners and team at JAG Shaw Baker have an unprecedented understanding of how to build a business from inception through to successful exit due to their unique collective experience in this market.
JAG Shaw Baker’s UK and US trained legal team are highly specialised experts in their practice and market domains, which gives our clients an edge over their competition. Collectively we’ve represented hundreds of European high-growth companies and investors on strategic transactions with US and European investors and strategic buyers.
Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
Finance & Banking
Venture Capital & Life Sciences
Venture Capital, Life Sciences,
Mergers & Acquisitions
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