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Peter Crawford

Partner | Sheffield

"Peter Crawford brings the main issues to the fore and has a great commercial outlook."
The Legal 500, 2024

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About Peter

Peter leads Freeths’ Sheffield corporate team. He previously worked in Cambridge and Brussels, returning to Sheffield in 2007.

Peter’s background is in company law. He has a broad range of experience of company acquisitions and disposals, fund-raises and restructurings. He acts for a wide portfolio of clients, from high-growth University spin-outs to multi-nationals.

Peter is listed as a Leading Individual for Corporate & Commercial by The Legal 500 (2024 edition).

Notable work & expertise


  • SL

    "Peter and his team handled the share sale of my private family business to a larger plc operator. It was a somewhat complex transaction given the...

    Stephen Lamb

    Gordon Lamb Group Limited

  • RM

    "Thank you and all your team for all your help in getting our investment completed on 10 October 2016... Without your patience, guidance, expertise...

    Richard Mills

    BrainTrain20:20 Limited

  • "Peter Crawford feels like a very long-term friend and has our best interest at heart in all ways."

    The Legal 500, 2023

  • "Peter Crawford was the senior most person involved in our case and he impressed with his intelligence, experience and focus on achieving the best...

    The Legal 500, 2022

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