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John Heaphy

Partner | Nottingham

"John Heaphy is a very pragmatic and commercial lawyer who uses his experience and expertise to add value to transactions."
The Legal 500, 2024

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About John

John has over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance and mainly acts for owner managed companies and businesses. He also deals with mergers, acquisitions, sales and buy out and buy in transactions.

John is recognised as a Leading Individual in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition), he is also recognised as a Recommended Lawyer and a Leading Individual in the Hall of Fame for Corporate & Commercial and Banking & Finance by The Legal 500 (2024 edition). The Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.

Notable work & expertise


  • IK

    "Sometimes you use a product or service that is so good, you just have to tell other people about it. That's how the management team at Reflex feel...

    Ian Kendall, Managing Director

    Reflex Labels Limited

  • "John Heaphy – cares passionately about get the right outcome for the client. But never forgets that sometimes a bit of humour can be very effectiv...

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • “Always practical and appropriate advice given, and he is pragmatic in application of a solution.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “John supplies straightforward, pragmatic and timely advice and guidance taking into account our commercial and strategic priorities.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • "He is an engaging character who always provides pragmatic and commercial legal advice."

    Chambers & Partners, 2022

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