Gateley LLP, Manchester
Gateley is a top 50 UK law firm with 150 partners and 300 further lawyers protecting the legal interests of individuals, organisations and companies based across the UK and internationally.
We have offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Nottingham and Dubai. Our specialist teams cover all aspects of legal services, including Corporate, Banking, Real Estate and Development, Technology and Renewables, Construction, Employment, Pensions, Dispute Resolution, Shipping and Transport as well as Private Client services.
Sectors: Solicitors (corporate, banking & finance),Solicitors (real estate)
Services: Intellectual property, Acquisitions, Buyouts (MBOs/ MBIs/ BIMBOs), Secondary buyouts, AIM flotations, Capital markets transactions, Disposals, Company sales / Disposals, Private equity funding, Start ups/ seed funding
Mr. Charles Glaskie
Partner and national head of Corporate
Mr. Sophie Brookes
Mr. Nigel Brown
Mrs. Rebecca Grisewood
Mr. Mark Halliwell
Mr. Paul Jefferson
Mr. Khurshid Valli
Mr. Chris Dunn
Mr. Rod Waldie
Head of office and Real Estate partner
Mr. Philip Laidlow
Private Client partner
Mr. Patrick Kennedy
Mrs. Karen Spencer
Mr. Michael Ball
Mrs. Sarah Sabin
Commercial Dispute Resolution partner
Mr. Jonathan Moakes
Commerce, Technology and Media partner
Mr. Andrew Buchanan
Corporate Recovery partner
Mr. Andrew Piatt
Mr. Rick Sealy
Banking & Finance partner
Corporate lawyers based within our Manchester office are highly regarded throughout the North West for their commercial skills and the results achieved for their clients. Our thriving divisions include Corporate, Employment, Immigration, Dispute Resolution, Planning, Real Estate, Corporate Recovery, IP & IT, Private Client, Tax and Pensions.
There are more than 170 members of the team, including 37 partners. Our client base is diverse and includes multinational companies, PLCs and private individuals.
The Corporate team is one of the largest in the North West and advises public and private companies, owner-managed businesses and entrepreneurs on a wide range of corporate matters including business structuring, mergers and acquisitions, public markets, corporate governance, private equity, corporate re-organisations, joint ventures, partnerships, limited liability partnerships and provides a company secretarial service.
It has acted for a significant number of the region's private equity houses including Palatine, LDC, NorthEdge, Maven and Infinity. The operation has also acted for some of the North West's best known corporates including Betfred, Gazprom and Manchester City Football Club.
2013/14 produced positive financial figures with the firm increasing fee income by 7.5% to £71 million. Away from fee earning, our people have raised over £1.5 million for a variety of charities over the past decade and take a leading role in a wide range of community organisations - from schools and hospital charities to business forums.
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