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Gráinne Walters

Partner - Head of Corporate & Commercial Team


Gráinne's Teams

Corporate & Commercial, Agriculture


Profile/Experience

Gráinne is a partner and head of the corporate and commercial department at Lanyon Bowdler. She grew up in Ireland and went to University College Dublin where she obtained a 2:1 honours in Business and Legal Studies. She then went on to Bristol Institute of Legal Practice where she completed her LPC in 2004.  

Gráinne undertook her legal training with Lanyon Bowdler before being lured by the bright lights of London where she worked for top 50 city law firm Speechly Bircham LLP, acting on multi-million pound corporate transactions. She also spent time working in-house for Cable & Wireless and advised on various corporate and commercial matters whilst on secondment there.  

During her city career, Gráinne developed her specialism in corporate finance advisory and transactional work for private companies and growth companies. She has acted on multi-jurisdictional deals such as the acquisition of a Chinese manufacturing company by a Finnish client. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments and corporate reorganisations and she also advises on general commercial matters such as renewable energy projects, internet and e-commerce issues, distribution and agency arrangements and trading documentation.

Legal 500 Recommendation

Gráinne is recognised in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500

After spending seven years in the City, Gráinne returned to Shropshire in 2014 with her husband and son to re-join Lanyon Bowdler where she continues to assist local companies with corporate transactions and commercial matters.

She has been appointed to the Legal Network Television (LNTV) Corporate/Commercial Legal Expert Panel.

Client Testimonials

Friendly and understanding in an awkward situation.

- Mr R Jones, Ruthin

Knowledge of all issues regarding house purchase. Used you before four years ago and you're still performing to a high standard.

- Mrs J Ward & Dr J Jenkins, Shrewsbury

Very quick at sorting our Wills. He was great to deal with, nice guy!

- Mr L Onions & Mrs E Onions, Craven Arms

Detailed and up to date knowledge of our case throughout the whole process.

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

When the lawyer handling my case was not available, his assistant handled the situation very well and kept us informed through to completion.

- Mr P Joyner & Mrs J Joyner, Bromyard

Client Quotes

Detailed and up to date knowledge of our case throughout the whole process.

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

They were very experienced and very professional, offering a top class service

- Mr V Jones, Pontesbury

Under difficult circumstances from the moment I walked in, I was the only person that mattered. She could not do enough for me. Kind and compassionate. Thank you so much.

- Mrs J McMillan, Telford

As as Welsh speaker, I attach great importance to being able to communicate in Welsh with my solicitor - as I can with him.

- Mr H Jones & R Jones, Llanrhystud

Competence and detailed legal knowledge.

- Mr S Martin & Mrs R Martin, Shrewsbury

Latest Case Study

04 Oct 2018

Successful Application for Contract to be Terminated

D was injured in a road traffic collision several years ago and his personal injury claim settled for several million...