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Corporate and insolvency.
Corporate finance advice to buyers, sellers and lenders, particularly owner-managed businesses. Member of corporate recovery group advising insolvency practitioners, lenders and businesses on insolvency and restructuring. Advises on sports law and is non-executive director of Reading Football Club.
Trained Biddle & Co, London; qualified 1984; Biddle & Co 1984-87; partner Field Seymour Parkes 1988 to date.
Council of Bradfield College.
Football; member of Huntercombe Golf Club playing off five.
South East: Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Within: Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Field Seymour Parkes LLP advises on the full gamut of transactional matters, and practice head Penelope Garden has notable expertise in private equity and venture capital work. The firm acted for Thames Valley Capital on its £1.5m acquisition of Real Engineering, and advised the management of Whistl on its management buyout. Jeremy Parkes and Ian Wood-Smith advise corporate clients on high-value transactions.
South East: Finance
Insolvency and corporate recovery
Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery
South East: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)
Field Seymour Parkes LLP’s team acts for professional sports clubs down to grassroots institutions and includes senior partner Ian Wood-Smith, who has strong links to the sports community due to his position as a director of Reading F.C. Senior associate Bettina Phillis leads the department following her arrival in February 2016 from an in-house position.