Kristian Shearsby


Kristian is a corporate lawyer specialising in the life sciences and technology sectors. He advises on a wide range of corporate matters including venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and other securities issues.

Kristian works with companies at all stages of development, from early-stage biotech and technology companies through to listed public companies, investment funds and investment banks operating within the sectors.

Kristian is dedicated to working together with innovative businesses in the life sciences and technology sectors, supporting their legal needs as the business develops and forging strong and long-lasting client relationships. 

Kristian uses his sector and transactional experience to provide commercial and pragmatic advice and to assist clients with achieving successful outcomes on a broad range of corporate matters.

Transactions in the life sciences and technology sectors regularly involve complex IP, licensing and commercial issues and Kristian works closely with colleagues in these teams, to ensure clients have the expert support they require.

Having worked at a number of international law firms, many of Kristian's transactions include a cross-border element, with a particular focus on matters involving the US.