Hilary Winter focuses her practice on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, with an established following of corporate clients, investment banks, brokers and financial institutions.

Hilary has extensive experience advising companies, sponsors and "nomads" on IPOs and secondary fund-raisings, as well as companies on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advisory needs.

Hilary regularly advises financial institutions on a range of corporate matters. She is also an expert on public company takeovers, having advised on hostile, contested and recommended takeovers.

Hilary is ranked in Chambers & Partners UK and described as "the doyenne of AIM" by one enthusiastic source, while others comment that she has so much experience that she "could do it with her eyes shut."

In Legal 500 one source commented that Hilary has "a wonderful combination of charm and ruthless ability; she is an uncompromisingly dedicated, unquestionably experienced and, in all, a thoroughly capable and talented lawyer."