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.

The Partners

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.

Tina Baker
Co-founder and Partner, Corporate

James Shaw
Co-founder and Partner, Life Sciences & Corporate

Nick Crabtree
Partner, Corporate & Mergers & Acquisitions

Morven Greig
Managing Partner

Erika McIntyre
Partner, Head of Corporate

Richard Penfold
Partner, Head of Intellectual Property

Susanna Stanfield
Partner, Life Sciences & Corporate

Howard Watt
Partner, Corporate

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Tina Baker

Co-founder and Partner
Corporate

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James Shaw

Co-founder and Partner
Life Sciences & Corporate

Nick-Crabtree

Nick Crabtree

Partner
Corporate & Mergers & Acquisitions

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Morven Greig

Managing Partner

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Erika McIntyre

Partner
Head of Corporate

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Richard Penfold

Partner
Head of Intellectual Property

Susanna-Stanfield

Susanna Stanfield

Partner
Life Sciences & Corporate

Howard Watt

Partner
Corporate

The Team

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.

Corporate

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Imran Bhatia

Associate
Venture Capital

Iain-Cockburn

Iain Cockburn

Associate
Venture Capital

Charlotte Courtney

Associate
Corporate

Charles-Crosthwaite

Charles Crosthwaite

Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

Andrew Gay

Special Counsel
Corporate

Robert Glass

Associate
Venture Capital

Kym Jesse

Special Counsel
Finance & Banking

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Sarah McConville

Associate
Venture Capital & Life Sciences

Felicity Mithen

Associate
Venture Capital

Karen Shike

Special Counsel
Corporate

Intellectual Property

LucyArcher

Lucy Archer

Associate
Intellectual Property

Kirsten Doherty

Associate
Intellectual Property

Anna Farmer

Associate
Intellectual Property

Charlie Lyons-Rothbart

Charlie Lyons-Rothbart

Associate
Intellectual Property

SharmelaThevarajaha

Sharmela Thevarajaha

Associate
Intellectual Property & Life Sciences

Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams

Associate
Intellectual Property

Ben Williams

Associate
Intellectual Property

Other Team Members

Tayler Billington

Trainee Solicitor

Catherine Hargreaves

Company Secretary

Joe Pillman

Joe Pillman

Strategic Business Consultant

Tuli Torn-Hibler

Trainee Solicitor

JAG Shaw Baker Operations

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Pauline Brooks

Director of Finance and Operations

Rae Barrow
Legal Executive Assistant

Paula Charles-Licorish
Office Manager

Kajsa Eklof
Marketing Executive Assistant

Charlotte Gordon
Legal Executive Assistant

Charlotte Jones 
Legal Executive Assistant

Jennifer Kite-Powell
Chief Marketing Officer

Samantha Marinho
Marketing Executive Assistant

Laura McGuffin
Legal Executive Assistant

Courtney Munn
Trainee Company Secretary

Marion O’Sullivan
Revenue Controller

Pam Taaffe
Legal Executive Assistant

Gabriela Veresova
Receptionist/Administrator