Jeremy Kutner is a partner in the European Mergers & Acquisitions Group based in Shearman & Sterling’s London office. Jeremy has worked on a very broad range of corporate transactions, ranging from public and private M&A to equities work, joint ventures and restructurings. Many of the transactions he has worked on, especially over the last few years, have been ground breaking or market-leading in some way.

Recent work highlights include working on Liberty Global’s US$23bn acquisition of Virgin Media, the £1.5bn restructuring of The Co-operative Bank and Nokia’s €1.7bn acquisition of Siemens’ stake in Nokia Siemens Networks.

Jeremy is recommended as leading lawyer in his field by Chambers UK, the Legal 500 UK and as a ‘Rising Star’ by Law360. Clients have described Jeremy as an “exceptionally intelligent” lawyer who is also “technically very good” “super sharp, highly measured and highly commercial,” and comment that he “really understands what the client wants.” He is also recommended by Legal 500 who note that he is “extremely hardworking, and relentless at getting the deal done without losing sight of the client’s objective”.

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Contact details

+44 20 7655 5743

Areas of Practice

  • Year Qualified



    Harvard Law School, (LLM), 2000 – 2001 (as a Kennedy Memorial Scholar)
    Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course, 1999 – 2000
    Cambridge University, BA (Hons) (subsequently MA (Cantab)), 1996 – 1999


    Law Society of England and Wales