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Hewitsons

ELGIN HOUSE, BILLING ROAD, NORTHAMPTON, NN1 5AU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01604 233233
Fax:
Fax 01604 627941
DX:
15623 NORTHAMPTON 3
Email:
Web:
www.hewitsons.com

David Browne

Tel:
Work 01604 233233
Email:
Hewitsons

Work Department

Company.

Position

Partner specialising in corporate acquisitions and disposals, banking and non-contentious insolvency. In charge of the firm’s owner-managed business group and a member of the firm’s banking and finance group.

Career

Trained Stephenson Harwood; qualified 1990; Stephenson Harwood, London 1988-93; Howes Percival, Norwich 1993-97; Hewitsons 1997 to date; partner 1998.

Member

Council of Northamptonshire Law Society.

Education

Stamford School, Lincolnshire; St Catharine’s College, Cambridge (1986 MA Hons).

Leisure

Sport: cricket and rugby.


East Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Hewitsons’ ‘accurate’ and ‘trustworthy’ team is known for its strength in mid-market transactions and ‘delivers an excellent service across the board’. With its ‘wide range of knowledge and experience’, the team is able ‘to deal with any eventuality’ and enjoys a reputation as a ‘strong player in the Northamptonshire market’. The group’s broad sectorial scope and special expertise in the healthcare, motor industry, packaging industry, charities and agricultural sectors allow for a varied caseload that mainly consists of share and asset sales and acquisitions, complex business reorganisations (especially in the commercial property and agricultural sectors), refinancing transactions involving multiple lenders, and an increasing amount of employee share option work. Technology and intellectual property matters form the bulk of the commercial workload, with agency and distribution agreements, supply agreements and partnership agreements at the forefront. The team is led by the ‘first-classDavid Browne  and includes the ‘highly experiencedNeil Harpham. Kevin Fletcher is the main commercial practitioner. Recent highlights include advising Medigold Health Consultancy on a £9.5m investment by BGF and the related acquisitions of Industrial Medical and Safety Services and Hampton Knight. Perrys Motor Sales, Fencor Packaging Group and Intamac Systems are also clients.

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