Colin Howes provides specialist corporate finance and strategic advice on buying and selling businesses, investments in businesses, joint ventures and commercial agreements.
He advises a broad range of clients in the media, technology, aviation and leisure industries. Colin has had a recent focus on advising independent TV production and distribution companies.
Colin trained at Harbottle & Lewis before qualifying in 1981 and becoming a Partner in 1984. He was Managing Partner of the firm for eight years to 31 July 2000.
Colin is a member of BAFTA, the European Air Law Association and the Charity Law Association. He is a trustee of Comic Relief and Dash Arts and a board adviser to Virgin Unite. In his work with philanthropic organisations he has a particular interest in those which leverage business activities and entertainment to improve lives. He is also a non-executive director of theatre producer Pola Jones.