Edward Beedham

Solicitor, Corporate


01276 854666

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 corporate insolvency, M&A transactions with a value below £2 million, and high value financial services M&A transactions (£2m+). He also assists with complex corporate restructuring, business ownership and general corporate law advisory matters.

Outside of the office, Edward enjoys swimming, is a cooking enthusiast and is an avid England Cricket and Manchester United fan.


  • Appointment of administrators for a leading online electric transportation distributor: Assisting in the administration process of a national online electric transportation distributor alongside a national insolvency practitioner firm.
  • Sale of independent financial advisor business: Advising retiring independent financial advisers on the sale of their family-run company for £5,000,000, incorporating significant involvement with the FCA and their regulatory requirements.
  • Acquisition of assets from an insolvent smart-build technology company: Advising on the acquisition of the assets and trade of an insolvent smart-build technology company by its directors immediately prior to it entering into administration, along with obtaining the necessary court authorisations to effect the transaction.
  • 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 an option agreement permitting the Dutch company to acquire the remaining share capital of the UK company at a later date.
  • Settlement agreement negotiation: Assisting with the negotiation and agreement of multiple settlement agreements in respect of claims by liquidators and administrators against directors of companies in liquidation or administration.
  • Acquisition of a regional print service and leasing company: Advising a national print service company consolidator in their acquisition of the entire shareholding in a regional print service and leasing company for a total consideration of £505,000.

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