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  1. Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in East Anglia
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Daniel Ball’s ‘strong and efficient’ team at Fraser Dawbarns includes the ‘responsive, professional’ Tony Cheetham and the ‘thorough, timely’ Silke Trevor. Highlights included advising a management team on the acquisition of a biotechnology research business for over £20m. The ‘highly intelligent, incisive and charming’ Jenny Rushmer is also recommended.

Clients consider Greene & Greenethe best in the area, and comparable to City law firms’. The team, which includes the ‘commercially astuteChris Thomson, Neil Walmsley, Simon Ratcliffe, the ‘thorough, efficientMark Daly and newly promoted Andrew Cooper, provides ‘first-class support and a personable service’. Ratcliffe handled a multimillion-pound acquisition for Nexus Underwriting Management.

Geoff Hazlewood leads Ashton Legal’s corporate and commercial team from Bury St Edmunds and advised Marlows DIY & Garden Centre Ltd on the £1.7m sale of assets to the Con Mech Group. Other clients include Marriott Sinclair LLP and Beam Group.

Metcalfe, Copeman & Pettefar’s ‘highly competent, efficient and diligent’ team includes Tim Stevenson and associate Aimee Hedley, who are noted for their ‘high-calibre and commercial approach’. Highlights included advising the seller on a £1.8m sale to the UK branch of an overseas business.

At Nicholsons Solicitors LLP, Joseph Long, who handles complex corporate and commercial transactions, advised on the £6m sale of a care home, and the sale of an estate agent with branches in Norfolk and Suffolk. Robert Nicholson is recommended for SME transactions.

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