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Cripps Pemberton Greenish

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 2The SouthUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Full-service firm with recognised sector strengths in healthcare, financial services, technology and media. Calls upon a deep bench of lawyers with experience acting for domestic and international corporations on M&A and other corporate transactions, including private equity matters. Possesses complementary expertise in tax and capital markets matters.

Strengths

"The whole experience was fantastic," one client remarks, adding: "We got the level of expertise that we needed, and the service was very good value for money."

Work highlights

Represented the shareholders of Sahara Holdings in its sale to Boxlight for a purchase price of £52 million.

Notable practitioners

James Beatton heads the corporate division at Cripps Pemberton Greenish and is an esteemed individual in the region for his high-quality transactional counsel. His experience covers M&A as well as the provision of strategic corporate advice.
"James is technically minded and has an ability to explain complex matters well to anybody who does not understand the subject."

Salim Somjee has developed a strong practice focused on corporate transactions. He has a considerable aptitude for private equity matters and M&A.
"He is a very experienced corporate lawyer who understands the nuances of complex M&A transactions and takes a pragmatic and commercial approach."

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The South

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market and Private Equity


James Beatton
Band 2
Salim Somjee
Band 1