Carol Osborne

Carol Osborne is a dual-qualified lawyer in the UK and the U.S. who has more than twenty-five years of experience advising private and public companies on complex corporate legal issues, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), high value commercial agreements, and strategic business matters. She has specialised sector expertise working with retailers and manufacturers and is

She has specialised sector expertise working with retailers and manufacturers and is leader of the Retail Team in London. Ms. Osborne has particular experience assisting retailers and brand owners in the luxury goods space with whom she has been working since 1997.

Ms. Osborne is individually recognised as a notable practitioner and specialist in Commercial Contracts by Chambers UK 2016. Also, Ms. Osborne is recognised in The Legal 500 UK 2015 for her Commercial Contracts experience. “Bryan Cave offers niche expertise in the retail and luxury brands sector…Her US knowledge means that ‘ things are not lost in translation, as is often the case when working with local counsel’.”

In addition to her role as leader of the Retail Team in London, Ms. Osborne has been Managing Partner of the firm’ s London office since July 2014. She spends approximately ninety percent (90%) of her time working on commercial and corporate matters for retailers and brand owners and her depth of experience in this sector and practice area means that she brings unique expertise to the legal issues these clients face