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asb law LLP

ORIGIN TWO, 106 HIGH STREET, CRAWLEY, RH10 1BF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01293 603600
Fax:
Fax 01293 603666
DX:
57100 CRAWLEY-1
Email:
Web:
www.asb-law.com
Crawley, Maidstone

Russell Bell

Tel:
Work 01293 603637
Email:
asb law LLP

Work Department

Corporate finance.

Position

Following a three-year term as senior partner, Russell is now a senior consultant with the firm focusing on delivering legal and consultancy services to mid corporate businesses.

He is a specialist in corporate finance, banking and company law, including venture capital and private equity work, secured and structured lending as well as the sale and purchase of companies or business assets and with unrivalled knowledge of the region

Russell has long experience in dealing with complex funding arrangements in support of specific projects, as well as advising the commercial and corporate divisions of a number of leading banks and finance houses. Key projects have included secondary buy-outs and public company de-listings.

Following a number of high profile transactions, Russell played a central role in developing the firm’s reputation as a leading legal adviser to the insurance sector, building and strengthening the firm’s standing within the broader financial community.

He sits on the board of South London Business.

Career

Trained Stoneham Langton & Passmore; qualified 1975; partner 1977-87; managing partner Stonehams 1987-99; managing partner asb law 1999; senior partner 2003; current directorships: South London Business, board member Gatwick Diamond. Founder of Kent Corporate Finance Alliance. Founder of Kent & Sussex 5:50.

Languages

French.

Member

Institute of Directors.

Education

Morgan Academy, Dundee; Dundee University (LLB).

Leisure

Salmon and trout fishing; watching rugby; member MCC.


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

asb law LLP¬†provides ‚Äėtop notch, practical and commercial advice.‚Äô Helen Mead¬†heads the group, which handles acquisitions, sales and mergers, as well as restructuring of shareholdings and corporate governance issues; she is highlighted¬† for providing 'exceptional value for the high-quality legal advice and assistance provided'. The team acted for Highway¬†Care on a major¬†restructuring of its shareholding by way of the creation of new classes of shares.¬†In other work, it advised Seventeen Group on its acquisition of Westscott Insurance Brokers. Claire Williams¬†and associate Nikki Ashfield¬†focus on corporate finance and senior consultant Russell Bell¬†handles commercial and corporate matters; the trio are 'approachable and know what they‚Äôre doing'. Debbie Venn¬†focuses on commercial matters.¬†Andrew Hoad¬†joined¬†PDT Solicitors¬†in January 2018.

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