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Recent highlights for Baines Wilson LLP include advising an engineering company on its purchase of the business and assets of another engineering company. The team’s client base covers a broad cross section, from family-owned businesses to large multinationals. John Wilson has expertise in primary and secondary issuances and private equity transactions, and heads the practice with Andrew Hill, who is ‘a professional, reliable and practical corporate lawyer’.

Clients of Burnetts highlight the firm’s ‘good balance of value for money, professionalism, legal and technical knowledge, and customer focus’. Highlights included Michael Walby’s advice to H&H Group on its acquisition of an estate and land agency practice based in South Cumbria. ‘Commercially focused’ team head John Noctor is recommended for his ability to ‘communicate complex matters in a non-technical manner’.

Cartmell Shepherd recently advised on a complex cross-jurisdictional management buyout of a technology business. Associate Nick Hodgson handles shareholder and partnership arrangements and has experience in reorganisations, joint ventures, disposals and acquisitions.

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