Sheldon has had, and continues to have, an extensive and varied career in the legal business world, which spans over 35 years of actively advising clients. Sheldon is Chairman of Joelson, and began his career as a trainee with the firm in 1978, becoming a partner in 1984. As head of our Corporate & Commercial team, Sheldon advises UK and international clients on a wide range of transactions.
Sheldon advises clients on corporate transactions and provides his input on many other matters across the board. His approach to transactional work is the understanding of deal “drivers” and close integration throughout with clients at all different levels and with the other advisers involved in the transaction.
Sheldon is the Chairman of ELN (European Lawyers Network) and regularly represents ELN in its dealings with external organisations and other law firms. Sheldon travels frequently in Europe and to the Far East, helping businesses with their set up and investment plans for the UK.
*Sheldon is a director and shareholder in Sheldon Cordell Limited, which is a corporate member of Joelson. Any reference to him as a partner should be taken as a reference to the corporate member of which Sheldon is a director and not to him as an individual partner.
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Joelson is saddened to announce the passing of its Founder, Alan Joelson, on 26 September 2021.
The UK National Security and Investment Act 2021 (“NSIA”) will come into force on 4 January 2022. From that date there will be a substantial expansion of the UK government’s ability to scrutinize investments.