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Furley Page Solicitors

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 1The SouthUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Standout team which is held in considerably high esteem for its deep experience in representing SMEs, family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Areas of expertise span M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and commercial contracts issues. Particularly well versed in the manufacturing, professional services, healthcare and non-profit sectors.

Strengths

One source comments: "It is an excellent regional law firm that prioritises client relationships."

Another adds: "They have a unique ability to value local perspective."

Work highlights

Acted for Sharp Interpack on the purchase of the entire issued share capital of Flight Plastics for £6.2 million.

Notable practitioners

Anthony Chester provides expertise on complex corporate transactions. He advises on matters pertaining to M&A and restructurings.
"His strengths are his communication, judgement and analytical skills."

Head of corporate Susan Jennings advises businesses in sectors including professional services and manufacturing. She offers deep expertise in corporate matters including M&A and financings.
"Susan is organised, efficient and good at explaining complex issues clearly."

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Overview

A personable team led by Susan Jennings which is thorough, practical, commercial, solution driven and accessible with meticulous attention to detail, keen to build long term relationships with clients and work in partnership as their trusted advisers.

Known for M&A, joint ventures, restructuring, demergers, company law advice and compliance, shareholder agreements, rights issues and buybacks, trading and other commercial contracts, e-commerce, intellectual property advice, partnership and LLP agreements, conversions of partnerships into LLPs, corporate finance, banking and security work.

Experienced in providing support to in-house counsel for large multi-nationals as well as owners of SMEs.

Specialisms include:

•    Design, Manufacturing and Supply.
•    Automotive.
•    Professional Services.
•    Education.
•    Dental.
•    Charities.

Team members:

•    Susan Jennings (partner and head of team) known as clients’ “legal rock” and “for going the extra mile”, has “excellent technical knowledge and commercial awareness”.
•    Tony Chester (partner) is praised highly by clients as “extremely client focussed”.
•    Jamie Bourne (solicitor).
•    Will King (solicitor).

Corporate/M&A Department

Furley Page Solicitors

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Department location

Admiral's Offices

Main Gate Road

The Historic Dockyard

Chatham

Kent

UK

ME4 4TZ

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The South

Corporate/M&A: SME/Owner-managed Businesses


Anthony Chester
Band 3
Susan Jennings
Band 2