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About Niamh Hunt

Niamh is a corporate associate in our Global Transactions group and a member of the firm’s financial institutions team.

Niamh acts on a range of corporate transactions and has experience in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, in particular public M&A, as well as joint ventures and corporate advisory mandates for a range of listed and unlisted corporate clients.

During her time at Freshfields, Niamh has been seconded to the in-house legal teams of two leading international banks, where she focused on a range of private M&A transactions including FinTech/ minority investments.

Recent work

  • Advising Tesco on the disposal of its businesses in Thailand and Malaysia, its merger with Booker Group, and a number of corporate advisory mandates.
  • Advising ZPG Plc on its take-private by Silver Lake.
  • Advising Aberdeen Asset Management on its all-share merger with Standard Life.


  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School
  • University of Cambridge (BA Law)