Justin Starling


Justin Starling

Penningtons Manches LLP

I am a corporate and venture capital lawyer specialising in the technology  sector, in particular venture capital funding deals and M&A deals, and with a focus on spin-out work for both academic institutions and spin-out companies themselves (including from Imperial, Oxford, King’s College London, UCL, Birmingham and Cambridge).

I have been advising spin-out companies for over 15 years on initial spin-out, funding (seed through to series A,B and beyond), restructuring and exit deals, as well as IP, commercial, employment, tax and other specialist legal issues, and we’ve advised on more than 75 funding rounds and exit deals in total for Imperial companies.

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