Kirsti Pinnell

Partner, Head of Corporate


Kirsti heads up our Corporate team.

Areas of Expertise

Kirsti is a corporate partner specialising in corporate finance and M&A, together with, AIM and Aquis Exchange admissions. She also advises on investments and joint ventures whether company, LLP or partnership structures as well as shareholder/partnership disputes.

Having developed a strong reputation for advising AIM-listed companies, Kirsti has acted for a number of these, including Ironveld and Kazera.

Kirsti is seen as a trusted advisor to the firm’s corporate clients, often working with businesses from start-up through to eventual sale, advising them on their growth strategies throughout, providing practical solutions to commercial concerns.


Chambers & Partners Ranked Lawyer – Band 1


She is very good. She understands both the commercial and the legal aspects, and is very approachable.” – Chambers & Partners, 2022

“She is practical and commercial.” – Chambers & Partners, 2021

“Kirsti Pinnell has excellent commercial and technical expertise, which she delivers in a manner which allows us to understand all facets of what we are working on, consistently adding value. Kirsti has been particularly strong in dealing with complex acquisitions on our behalf, helped by her in-depth knowledge of our business and commercial understanding of our sector and marketplace.” – Legal 500 2021

“An experienced corporate lawyer who is focused on finding effective solutions for clients.”


Qualified 1996
Kuits 1996


Manchester University
Chester College of Law

Away from the office

Kirsti’s children are “almost” grown up and, in their minds, more independent. Kirsti uses her free time to go walking, experiment with the garden and occasionally enjoys more strenuous activities such as skiing and windsurfing.

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