Victoria heads our international universities practice leading a team of specialist lawyers in university governance and constitutional matters, HR, estates, GDPR, tax, financing, IP and student disputes who are consistently ranked number one in the leading directories.
Overall they delivered exceptional service; we saw a lot of good lawyers on this scheme, and I was glad at every stage that I had Pinsent Masons working on our side.
Allan Spencer - Director of Finance University of Sussex
Pinsent Masons certainly went the extra mile. The service was excellent and they were proactive in taking matters forward and in keeping me informed as to progress. They proposed solutions where difficulties were encountered and worked hard to achieve our objectives.
Camille Stallard - University of Gloucestershire
Victoria Goddard’s particular strength is her knowledge of the higher education market and what is typical in the sector for these kinds of deals. She showed concern not just for ourselves as a client, but for the sector as a whole, in providing her advice.
John Stewart - Director of Legal Services University of London
Senior Practice Development Lawyer
Jim specialises on significant and complex debt finance transactions and assists market-leading borrowers, lenders and sponsors with their debt portfolios and major transactions.
John specialises in advising both public and private companies on acquisitions, disposals, equity investments, joint ventures and demergers within the infrastructure, energy and industrials sectors.
John is a Partner and leads the firm’s banking team in Scotland and Northern Ireland. John is an experienced banking lawyer specialising in all aspects of banking and finance work, acting for lenders, borrowers and other loan market participants.