As one of the ‘go to’ lawyers in the South East, Abigail advises on complex regional, national and international M&A transactions involving a range of business types and industries.

Abigail works across London and the South East and has been a leading corporate lawyer in the region for more than 20 years. Her reputation is that of a dealmaker forging strong commercial alliances to drive deals that add value to clients.

Her experience extends to advising on mergers, MBOs, investments, private equity, shareholder and JV arrangements, restructuring, re-financing, non-contentious insolvency and corporate governance work; her key speciality is corporate sales and acquisitions.

Clients include entrepreneurs, owner-managers, mid-market companies, SMEs, PLCs, international corporates, private equity, banks and financial institutions, joint venture parties, LLPs, partnerships and individuals.

Her broad sector experience covers services such as insurance and recruitment through to manufacturing, retail & distribution, and service industries.

In addition to Abigail’s deals being reported in the media, she also provides commentary to regional business magazines.  Most recently she contributed to a feature on International Women’s Day 2023 in Dynamic Magazine.

Work highlights

Share sale

Advising the shareholders of leading UK games publisher and creator company Gutter Games, on its international sale to U.S Amazon acquirer.

Private equity investment

Advising the shareholder of leading IFA and wealth management company Skerritt Consultants Limited on £55m private equity investment.

Share sale

Advising the shareholder of a leading stockist and reseller of IT equipment on share sale and major private equity investment.

Third party investment

Acting for a leading English wine producer in relation to an investment by a third party private investor and the buy out of minority shareholders.

Private equity investment

Advising on the private equity investment into Lightning Fibre Limited, an infrastructure supplier involving fibre-to-premises, by Foresight Group.

Recent articles


DMH Stallard advises on the acquisition of specialist motor insurance company

DMH Stallard acts for acquisitive insurance group on their latest deal



DMH Stallard welcomes ‘global accreditation’ for Ridgeview

Abigail Owen led the team providing specialist advice so that the structure of Ridgeview enabled them to meet the legal requirements accreditation