Moushumi Sharmacharja

Senior Corporate Consultant

Moushumi has many years’ experience working on corporate transactions and restructurings as well as advising companies (as both an external and internal lawyer) on a wide array of commercial matters.

Prior to joining Ignition in July 2022, Moushumi worked at Silver Circle firm Travers Smith LLP for 19 years, where she was Senior Counsel in the Private Equity and Financial Sponsors team. She has also worked in house, acting as Head of Legal at graze in 2017 and 2018 and more recently as General Counsel at loveholidays from 2019 to April 2022.

Moushumi has acted for founders, management teams and private equity houses on sales, buy outs, restructurings, management incentive plans and asset sales and refinancings.

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Key Practices

Mergers & Acquisitions, private equity; Commercial


Kings College London – Law LLB, Hons, First – 1994-1997

College of Law Chester – LPC, Merit – 1997- 1998

Trained at Travers Smith LLP – March 1999

Legal Roles

Worked at Travers Smith LLP for 19 years – Made Senior Counsel in 2012

Oct 1999 – April 2022 General Counsel at loveholidays, the 4th largest online travel agent in the UK

client secondments

November 1997 – 8 month secondment to act as interim Head of Legal at Graze

Other Interests

I love travelling, going to the theatre, museums and galleries and exploring all the fun that London has to offer

A Social Cause I am passionate about

Food poverty – no  child should go to school hungry, no adult should have to make the choice between keeping the lights on and going hungry.

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