Alex Woodfield advises clients on a wide range of international, European, and UK transactional and advisory matters, focusing primarily on M&A, private equity, and real estate investment.
Alex's recent highlighted representations include advising: Goldman Sachs and The Wellcome Trust on the £4.66 billion sale of iQ Student Accommodation to Blackstone; CBRE Global Investment Partners on its acquisition of a 25% stake in Cityhold Office Partnership; HighBrook on its €289 million sale of Groothandelsgebouwen; Sanofi on the sale of a UK-based pharmaceuticals contract manufacturing business to Recipharm; Molex on its acquisition of the Connected Vehicle Solutions division of Laird; iQ Student Accommodation on the acquisition of Pure Student Living from L1 Treasury; and Hansteen on the €1.28 billion sale of its German and Dutch real estate portfolios and its subsequent £580 million tender offer.
Alex has also undertaken secondments at Goldman Sachs and ENRC, where he worked on corporate, commercial, regulatory, and real estate investment matters.
Prior to joining Jones Day in June 2012, Alex practiced in the London and Moscow offices of a leading international law firm, where he advised on numerous high-profile M&A and joint venture transactions.
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course 2008); Queens' College, University of Cambridge (M.A. in Law 2006)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales