Southampton 02380 482 482
Winchester 01962 679 777
Paris Smith
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Corporate lawyers

The Corporate and Commercial Department at Paris Smith is made up of an established team of corporate lawyers, based in Hampshire. The team advise on the areas of ownership matters, trade related commercial advice including intellectual property advice and the purchases and sales of companies and businesses. In each case, the department advises owners, companies, LLPs, partnerships and sole traders.

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Specific areas we can help with

Purchases and sales of businesses

Ownership matters

For companies

For LLPs and partnerships

  • Membership and partnership agreements
  • Deeds of appointment and retirement

For sole traders

  • Incorporations

Commercial matters

Testimonials

    • Chambers and Partners 2019: Jonathon Roy is recognised for his in-depth private equity experience. Sources praise his “very good commercial sense.” Amanda Brockwell is lauded as a “very astute and commercially aware” lawyer by her clients, who value that “she presents decisions in a way that makes sense to business owners as well as legal sense.” Sources praise Sean Davies for his “really good commercial sense” and say: “He is dynamic and puts forward strong arguments. Commentators say Michael Moore “is flexible, pragmatic and gets to the point.”
    • Legal 500 2018-2019: Sean Davies heads a team at Paris Smith LLP that provides ‘an overall level of service that is excellent’. Davies stands out for ‘his impartiality, along with his breath of experience in the owner-managed sector and no-nonsense approach’. In addition to the full range of M&A and commercial work, the group can also draw on the expertise of the firm’s banking, property and litigation teams. Other key names include Jonathon Roy, Michael Moore, commercial contracts expert Crispin Dick, and Richard Atcherley.
    • Chambers and Partners 2018: Sean Davies is held in high regard by market commentators for being “good with clients.”  Sources appreciate Richard Atcherley’s ability to “explain complex scenarios in a very straightforward way.” Amanda Brockwell  is “extremely knowledgeable with lots of experience,” according to market commentators
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Southampton Contact

Sean Davies
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2203
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Winchester Contact

Amanda Brockwell
LLP Partner

T: 01962 677 808
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Meet the Team

James McNeil
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2108
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Crispin Dick
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2107
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Richard Atcherley
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2105
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Jonathon Roy
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2301
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Michael Moore
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2290
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Laura Trapnell
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2114
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Clare McCauley
LLP Partner

T: 023 8048 2117
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Emily Sadler
Associate

T: 023 8048 2102
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Liam Doughty
Associate

T: 023 8048 2325
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Arezou Rezai
Solicitor

T: 023 8048 2330
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Ryan Mitchell
Solicitor

T: 023 8048 2316
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Imogen Beaver
Solicitor

T: 023 8048 2115
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Claudia Mihai
Solicitor

T: 023 8048 2308
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David Middleton
Solicitor

T: 023 8048 2144
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Jonathan White
Trainee Solicitor

T: 023 8048 2415
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William Downer
Trainee Solicitor

T: 023 8048 2150
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Clients say “The partners involved have all been very knowledgeable in their areas and pleasant to work with”; “Excellent performance – they understood the commercial nature of the deal”; “Very pragmatic, very cost-efficient and comprehensive, knowledgeable advice”; “They like to keep things simple and don’t blind you with the science”

- Chambers & Partners Legal Directory

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Southampton
02380 482 482

Winchester
01962 679 777

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