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Brachers LLP

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 2The SouthUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Widely experienced corporate practice which displays a particular affinity for private equity work, offering extensive expertise in advising investors and investees on transactional matters and portfolio company work. Its corporate client base includes companies in the manufacturing, life sciences and financial services sectors, among others.

Strengths

One interviewee says: "They have a great reputation; they are sensible and commercial."

Another says: "They're responsive and understand their clients."

Work highlights

Advised the selling shareholders of the Burden Group in connection with its sale to Caneda Foods.

Notable practitioners

Claire Williams is a respected corporate lawyer experienced in dealing with transactions for owner-managed businesses and large international organisations. She is knowledgeable on M&A, joint ventures and restructurings, as well as banking and finance matters.

Leading practitioner James Bullock is well regarded for his abilities handling the full spectrum of corporate transactions. He represents corporates and private equity houses.

Matthew Simmonds enjoys a strong reputation in the regional market. He is well versed in M&A and private equity transactions.
"He is responsive, quick and provides clarity for everyone involved."

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The South

Corporate/M&A: Lower Mid-Market


Claire L Williams
Band 3
James Bullock
Band 1
Matthew Simmonds
Band 2