Eleanor Shanks is a Partner in the Corporate department of the firm's London office and a member of the private equity practice. Her practice covers private equity and other corporate transactions, as well as regulatory and corporate governance matters. Eleanor's broad transactional experience includes private equity transactions (including primary, secondary and direct investments), mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, fund investments and equity capital markets (including IPOs and secondary offerings) and debt offerings, both in domestic and cross-border transactions. She also has extensive experience advising on securities and financial services regulatory matters, including in transactions with a U.S. or other cross-border dimension. She has advised leading private equity sponsors, other investors and funds, financial institutions, corporates and management teams on acquisitions and disposals, joint venture and other investment and co-investment arrangements, equity and debt offers, with particular emphasis on securities listed on the London Stock Exchange, as well as ongoing corporate governance, public company and regulatory compliance matters. Prior to joining Dentons as a senior associate in October 2012, Eleanor practised in the London office of a leading A-list U.S. law firm. She previously trained and practised at a major international law firm, including working in their London, Brussels and Athens offices during her training contract.
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