Edward qualified into the Corporate & Commercial department in September 2020 having completed a training contract with the firm, including a 15-month seat in the Corporate & Commercial Department.
Edward specialises in M&A transactions with a value below £2 million, but also assists with multi-million pound financial service M&A, complex corporate restructuring, share incentive schemes and general corporate law advisory matters.
Experience | Recent Projects
- Sale of Independent Financial Advisor business for £6,500,000: Advising south-coast independent financial advisers on the sale of their company for £6,500,000, following a complex demerger process which incorporated significant involvement with the FCA and their requirements.
- Acquisition by a Dutch technology company of a controlling interest in a UK company: Advising a Dutch company in their acquisition of a majority shareholding in a UK Company for an initial £585,000, with further advice given in relation to a complex option agreement permitting the Dutch company to acquire the remaining share capital of the UK company at a later date.
- Investment into a boutique bakery chain: Advising a London-based bakery restaurant chain in relation to an investment in exchange for the issue of shares over multiple tranches in order to assist the opening of an additional bakery.
- Sale of an off-licence shop: Advising a client who owned a portfolio of off-licences on the sale of one of their shops, with specific provision made for a complex stock price calculation.
Interests and Hobbies
Outside of the office, Edward enjoys playing badminton, is a cooking enthusiast and is an avid England Cricket and Manchester United fan.