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John has considerable expertise in advising clients across a broad range of industry sectors on corporate issues, ranging from the start-up of small businesses to flotations and substantial acquisitions and disposals.

Notably, he led the team which advised Northern Bear Plc in relation to its flotation on the LSE’s AIM market and its acquisitions and fund raising projects. He also advised on £40 million disposal of the entire issued share capital of Cooper & Turner (a global engineering business), a deal which was awarded “Deal of the Year” at the 10th International M&A Awards for the Industrial Sector and, separately, at the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Award. John’s opinion is highly valued by his clients and he is respected by his fellow professionals for his knowledge and for delivering what is required.

The Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession refers to John as being ‘clued-up’ and able to ‘break complicated matters down into bite-sized chunks’, and a ‘sensible lawyer who gets the job done’ who is ‘very good at what he does’. John’s opinion is highly valued by his clients and he is respected by his fellow professionals for his knowledge and for delivering what is required. The Legal 500 describes John as ‘an exemplary professional who possesses superior skills and knowledge’.

John has considerable expertise in advising clients across a broad range of industry sectors on corporate issues, ranging from the start-up of small businesses to flotations and substantial acquisitions and disposals.

Notably, he led the team which advised Northern Bear Plc in relation to its flotation on the LSE’s AIM market and its acquisitions and fund raising projects. He also advised on £40 million disposal of the entire issued share capital of Cooper & Turner (a global engineering business), a deal which was awarded “Deal of the Year” at the 10th International M&A Awards for the Industrial Sector and, separately, at the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Award. John’s opinion is highly valued by his clients and he is respected by his fellow professionals for his knowledge and for delivering what is required.

The Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession refers to John as being ‘clued-up’ and able to ‘break complicated matters down into bite-sized chunks’, and a ‘sensible lawyer who gets the job done’ who is ‘very good at what he does’. John’s opinion is highly valued by his clients and he is respected by his fellow professionals for his knowledge and for delivering what is required. The Legal 500 describes John as ‘an exemplary professional who possesses superior skills and knowledge’.

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