Associate, Corporate & Commercial

Luke Guinan

Luke joined Thomson Snell & Passmore in 2019 following the completion of his studies. Luke later qualified into the Corporate & Commercial team in 2022, and he now supports clients in the Corporate mid-market space; specialising in M&A, corporate governance and other corporate transactional and advisory work.

Luke Guinan

Specialisms & expertise

  • M&A – mergers, acquisitions & disposals
  • Corporate advisory & corporate governance
  • Management buyouts
  • Private equity & venture finance
  • Reorganisations, restructuring & demergers
  • Company formation
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Shareholder agreements & articles of association
  • Employee ownership trusts.

Examples of work

Advised Uptime Institute Holdings, LLC

Advised long-term client Nurture Landscapes

Assisted with the English law elements needed to facilitate the transfer of a UK company

Advised on a share capital restructuring

Advised on the strategic acquisition of a business

Advised a corporate group on a share purchase to assist in resolving a complex dispute


Luke studied History at the University of York, graduating in 2017. He went on to complete the Graduate Diploma in Law and LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law, achieving a commendation and distinction respectively.

Following completing his studies, Luke joined Thomson Snell & Passmore in 2019 where he carried out his training contract before qualifying into the Corporate & Commercial team in 2022.