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Recent deals archive: July, 2017

Villa Plus

Working with longstanding client Villa Plus, Barney Laurence and Sherrards’ dispute resolution team succeeded in having two bogus websites taken down within 10 days of a court order. Owner Nick Cooper, has reported many fake sites to the authorities over the years but without quick action to disable those sites, consumers can lose considerable amounts …

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Svenska Handelsbanken

Sherrards worked with Svenska Handelsbanken on over £8million of business in 2016. Combining commercial property and corporate expertise, Claire Haywood and Kiall Bagnell recently advised the bank on a £4million portfolio refinancing and new loan facility over twelve multi-tenanted properties. The Sherrards team also worked with the bank on a £2.6million share purchase by the …

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Chop’d Limited

Chop’d’s owners have taken their first successful store, selling fresh and locally sourced salads, in London’s Leadenhall Market in 2004, and opened a further 12 stores in Manchester, Leeds and elsewhere in London. Sherrards’ retail team have worked with Chop’d on this strategic expansion, advising on their acquisition of targeted premises. Terry Fendt and Stephanie …

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Cambria Automobiles Plc

Cambria is one of the UK’s fastest growing motor dealerships and a long-standing Sherrard’s client. A string of acquisitions and disposals have kept both Leigh Head’s corporate team and the management team at Cambria busy, working together on the purchase of the business and assets of the Land Rover Dealership in Welwyn for £10.8m and …

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Ward Thomas Removals Group

Jean-Paul da Costa brought together a Sherrards team of property, corporate and employment lawyers to work with Ward Thomas Group (WTG) on two simultaneous acquisitions of Camp Hopson Removals Limited and Thomas Firbank Removals Limited. WTG is a large, established removals and storage company based in London, with ambitious plans to build upon their presence …

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Graphite Media Limited

With its strong focus on owner managed businesses, Sherrards’ corporate team works closely with Ben Turner, the owner of Graphite, a music management and brand services company. Graphite manages artists and brand relationships worldwide. Leigh Head and his team have worked with Graphite on the development of Earworm, a collaboration with Turner and Radio 1 …

Graphite Media Limited

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Estate Planning

Nicole Marmor and her team were recently involved in a complex domicile matter where the husband was born in South America, lived for some time in the US and then moved to the UK. He subsequently moved back to the US and until recently had both UK and US citizenship although the US citizenship has …

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Estate Planning

The private wealth team, led by Nicole Marmor, worked closely with our corporate team, particularly Keith Robinson and Hayley West in a recent case involving trusts. In this case, the deceased had died in the middle of a commercial transaction to sell his shareholding in several private companies (owned themselves by a parent company). The …

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Private Wealth

Sherrards’ private wealth team recently worked with a high net-worth individual on a declaration of trust made by a company based in the British Virgin Islands, with beneficiaries in Kenya and properties in the UK. In this case, the team were asked to add a beneficiary to the trust and then terminate it. It was a …

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Topgolf Limited

Mark Fellows works closely with the Topgolf Limited team, helping them navigate the increasingly complex area of employment law. Along with the rest of the employment team, Mark provides day to day support, ensuring their policies and procedures are up to date and robust. Working in tandem with Topgolf’s HR manager, Mark jointly runs annual …

Topgolf Limited

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