Jenny Burke

Partner, Corporate

Jenny Burke


My awards and achievements

Jenny is an experienced Partner in the Corporate Department, leading on high value and complex transactions and with experience in the full range of corporate services, including mergers and acquisitions, internal restructures, demergers, banking work, investments and implementation of tax schemes. In addition, Jenny provides advice to businesses on general company law matters such as directors' duties, compliance, finance and banking.

Jenny focuses on both the technology, leisure and tourism and care sectors as well as supporting the firms core clients across the manufacturing and engineering sectors. She is experienced on acting for both purchasers, sellers and financial institutions and has established relationships with accounting practices, banks, insolvency practices and financial advisers across the Northwest, particularly in the Greater Manchester area.

Jenny has advised clients on cross jurisdictional and international transactions and has strong contacts internationally with specialist advisers. Jenny also supports companies in implementing Employee Ownership Trusts and advises companies, shareholders, finance providers and other professionals on the EOT journey including the tax treatment and benefits of such schemes.

Jenny is classed as a 'Recommended Lawyer' by The Legal 500 which notes that that Jenny is "excellent, her service is professional, attitude is always positive, and she always has time to listen to clients to ensure she is meeting all their needs".

I have primarily worked alongside Jenny Burke on a number of commercial law matters with my clients, all of whom have found Jenny's support and knowledge exceptional. I always know that I can recommend Jenny in complete confidence, knowing that the service she and her colleagues will provide to my clients will be of the highest standard"


Jenny Burke and the team at Forbes Solicitors were outstanding from beginning to end. Jenny truly understood the nature of the transaction and the goals we were looking to achieve and was always on hand to pick up any requests or discuss any concerns.


The team at Forbes were quick to put into effect any changes, as well as advising on the impact and negotiating on the finer details. The work undertaken by the team was of an extremely high standard and always in a speedy and efficient manner. I would highly recommend Jenny and the team at Forbes for high value and complex transactions.


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