Michelle Davenport

Legal Director
Contact details

020 7405 2000

Michelle is in a different league. Michelle is always very efficient and thorough, whilst explaining every step of the legal process in positive and precise, user-friendly terms.

Legal 500, 2022

Michelle takes a solutions orientated approach to advising clients in buying and selling businesses and in respect of their other corporate and company law requirements.

Main area of practice

Michelle advises clients on a range of corporate matters, notably exit strategies, mergers and acquisitions, shareholders’ agreements and joint ventures. Michelle provides commercial and pragmatic advice on a range of corporate and commercial issues.


Michelle acts for owner-managers and decision makers of companies particularly in the Tech, retail, hotels and leisure industries.



Michelle speaks fluent French having spent a year in Lyon, France, learning French law as part of her degree.  Post graduation, she spent a further year in Paris teaching English.

Contact details

020 7405 2000

Top Tier Firms

Significant Experience

  • An owner manager client in respect of the £50m sale of an IT company
  • A Tech entrepreneur in the sale of his business and his shareholding and integration into the buyer’s newly expanded business
  • On the internal restructuring of an art gallery company
  • An owner manager client in the sale of their family run beauty company to a private equity firm
  • A corporate client in the acquisition of a travel business
  • On the transfer of a general partnership to a private limited company for a hotel chain
  • Property investors and developers on the structuring of, and investment into, joint ventures


Michelle Davenport is noted for her experience in property and retail M&A.

Legal 500, 2017

Insights by Michelle


24 January - Michelle Davenport

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23 January - Michelle Davenport

2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Prize for Fiction. The Prize was established in 1996 to celebrate and promote fiction by female authors written in English to the...

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24 October - Michelle Davenport

After many years of supporting the Prize behind the scenes, we are delighted to announce Blake Morgan is now a partner of, and the Official Legal Provider to, Women's Prize...

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