In the public company field this has included advising companies and financial institutions on public takeovers, flotations, reverse takeovers, rights issues and regulatory matters. In the private company field he has advised companies on transactional m & a, including business sale and purchases, joint ventures, some of which have been of a very substantial nature, as well as private equity transactions and fund formations.Simon has also experience of project and financing transactions acting for both banks and corporates on their financing transactions.Simon has particular expertise in a number of areas and has advised clients in the chemicals and industrial, energy and minerals, technology, pharmaceutical and healthcare and financial sectors.Simon has regularly acted internationally for a range of domestic and international clients and, in recent years, he has advised on transactions in Western and Eastern Europe, U.S.A., Russia, Kazakhstan, the far East, West Africa and the Middle East.Simon has been regularly commended in the Legal 500.
Tim specialises in contentious and non-contentious construction and engineering projects in the UK and internationally. He has acted for employers, contractors, consultants, insurers and sureties.He is experienced in conducting proceedings in the High Court and appellate Courts. He has conducted domestic arbitrations and arbitrations run under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre. He has an extensive track record in acting in relation to statutory and other adjudications.The subject matter of his contentious instructions has included mixed retail and residential developments, airport facilities, power stations and oil exploration.He is very familiar with acting in relation to the pursuit and defence of the claims typically arising in the construction and engineering industries concerning time, loss and expense, Variations and defects – including where highly complex technical expert evidence is in issue. He is experienced in making and defending applications for injunctive relief.His non-contentious instructions include advising on projects relating to the health care sector, schools, defence facilities and sports stadia, as well as in relation to various London landmark buildings based in the City and Canary Wharf. He has been responsible for the drafting and lead negotiation of the main documentation based on industry standard and bespoke forms and bespoke agreements, as well as ancillary project documents such as guarantees, bonds and direct agreements.Internationally, he has advised on projects in the Far and Middle East, as well as West Africa and Europe, in the fields of telecommunications, power and oil.
Jessica has a range of experience in corporate, company and commercial matters.
She has advised on many share and business sales and acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures and management buy outs and has much experience in drafting and negotiating investment agreements, LLP agreements, share option schemes, software licences and hosting agreements, terms and conditions of business, website terms and conditions and other commercial contracts. She also offers general company advice e.g. relating to articles of association, reductions of capital and buy back of own shares.
Debbie is a specialist dispute resolution lawyer.
Debbie’s practice covers all forms of commercial and residential property litigation. Over the years, she has advised on a variety of disputes in the real estate field and routinely advises clients on matters including 1954 Act lease renewals, dilapidations and forfeiture, for example. On the residential property side, Debbie regularly advises on estate management issues and acts for both landlords and tenants in relation to the multitude of issues that can affect residential blocks, including service charge disputes and breach of covenant claims. Debbie’s residential property experience also includes the conduct of enfranchisement and lease extension claims.As a separate specialism Debbie is experienced in media and intellectual property disputes advising on matters such as copyright, trademarks, passing off and domain name ownership.Debbie works hard to find practical solutions to her clients’ problems. She appreciates the importance of giving straightforward and clear advice, which focuses on the requirements of individual cases to best achieve a favourable result.
Dagmara has broad experience of commercial property matters with particular emphasis on investment transactions and landlord and tenant issues.
She specialises in advising property companies and trustees of pension schemes on portfolio acquisition and subsequent management. She regularly acts for banks and other financial institutions in connection with secured lending transactions.On the residential side, in addition to standard conveyancing transactions involving sales, purchases and mortgages, Dagmara acts for both landlords and tenants on enfranchisement and lease extension claims.
Tanya deals with all aspects of corporate and commercial work including: mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures and other commercial agreements; lending and security work; general corporate and commercial advice; LLPs (including LLP agreements and conversion to an LLP), corporate finance and public listed company transactions; including Official List and AIM IPOs, rights issues, demergers; incorporation of Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) companies and corporate finance for non-listed companies. Tanya also provides commercial and corporate advice for media related clients including British Board of Film Classification, All 3 Media and Creative Skillset.
Craig specialises in dispute resolution. He is experienced in a wide range of commercial disputes for corporate and individual clients including contractual and shareholder disputes, professional negligence, fraud and asset tracing and insolvency.
A substantial part of his practice involves contentious general property and landlord and tenant matters for clients including major property owning and managing companies.
Craig’s approach to dispute resolution is to understand from the outset the client’s objectives, the resources available, and then to roll up his sleeves and work closely with the client to achieve the best result.Craig is a member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association and the Property Litigation Association. He writes regular articles and has spoken at seminars for clients and property professionals.
Paul has wide experience in representing corporate and individual clients in relation to commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and equity fund raising. He acts for clients from a wide range of business sectors, but with a focus on the technology and cleantech sectors.
Paul has advised a large number of overseas companies on their European investment strategies, whether through acquisition, joint venture or greenfield set-up. He also advises investment funds, companies and management teams in relation to funding and other corporate transactions.Paul is co-author of ‘Investors’ Guide to the UK’ (2nd edition 2005) published by Kogan Page.
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