Meet the Corporate Team

Ian Baker – Partner, Solicitor

T +44 (0)20 7553 6004


Ian is an experienced corporate transactional solicitor with an extensive track record of public and private company mergers and acquisitions, which he has seen from the varied perspectives of solicitor, investment banker and as a director of a listed company and of 3 MBO’s and MBI’s. His underlying approach is always to ensure that the legal advice and support is commercially relevant and appropriate to the client’s needs.

Pia Dalziel – Partner, Solicitor & Advokat (Denmark)

T +44 (0)20 7553 4070


Pia advises on corporate and commercial matters and our Danish desk. Pia is regularly involved supporting Ian Baker on corporate transactions and has particular experience of managing and completing cross-border mergers.

Sabine Paul-Pettinicchio – Senior Associate,  Solicitor

T +44 (0)20 7553 6009


Sabine advises on commercial and corporate matters. Sabine’s commercial work includes international and domestic brand protection, technology & IP licensing and partnership issues. She holds a Maitrise de droit international privé from Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris (2004). Sabine speaks mother tongue French and is fluent in English and Italian.

Sara Kennedy – Legal Director,  Solicitor

T +44 (0)20 7553 9937


Sara practices in all areas of employment law and advises employers and employees in drafting and reviewing bonus arrangements, issues arising on the transfer of a business under TUPE and issues relating to discrimination in employment.

Laura Bier – Associate

T +44 (0)20 7553 4075


Laura is an English solicitor in our corporate/commercial team and a member of the firm’s Danish desk. She assists our corporate clients with a broad range of matters, ranging from corporate transactions, including company restructuring and M&As, to general commercial contracts. Laura has a particular interest in the creative, tech and media industries.