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Gary Smith, Partner

Gary Smith

Partner

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"We have known Gary for a number of years and have used his expertise in a number of projects. We can best sum up as follows - in Gary we have found that rare combination of legal knowledge and commercial nous. He understands how businesses work and has the ability to explain complicated legal concepts in layman's language."
(Mike Kobuta, Finance Director, Eclipse Group of Companies )


City trained, Gary is a highly experienced corporate and commercial lawyer. His expertise covers the full range of corporate and commercial law, including mergers & acquisitions, JVs, private equity (for both PE houses and management teams), shareholder advice and MBOs/MBIs (Management Buyouts).

He has acted for a variety of clients from listed public limited companies to small and medium-sized enterprises, and partnerships. He also offers extensive commercial experience including advising a national supermarket chain on key supply contracts and a listed construction company on commercial agreements.

Legal Services

Corporate

Cases

  • Secondary management buyout of amplifier manufacturer, Blackstar Amplification, involving equity and debt funding, followed by the acquisition of a further business.
  • Sale of Eclipse Group of companies to GI Solutions.
  • Sale of CWG Choices to Inwido AB.
  • Acquisition of The Logistics Business by Fortna Inc.
  • Sale of Apollo Pass Limited to Sky.
  • Sale of Oxford United FC.
  • Investment into Relayware Ltd by Amadeus Capital.
  • Sale of 51% of Nebula Systems Limited to the RAC Group.

 

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To contact Gary or for more information…

Call: 0845 271 6740
Or email: Send an email

 

Memberships
  • The Law Society
Testimonials

“We have known Gary for a number of years and have used his expertise in a number of projects. We can best sum up as follows – in Gary we have found that rare combination of legal knowledge and commercial nous. He understands how businesses work and has the ability to explain complicated legal concepts in layman’s language.”

(Mike Kobuta, Finance Director, Eclipse Group of Companies)

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