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Jonathan Polin

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Howard Kennedy LLP

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Corporate

Position

Jonathan is a corporate partner with a strong track record in complex and international M&A, joint ventures and commercial arrangements of both private and public companies.

He also has a first-class reputation advising on the corporate aspects of restructuring and distressed sales, UK and European real estate deals, and acting for gaming companies.

Career

1985 - 1995 Berwin Leighton; 1995 - 2002 Steptoe & Johnson (Rakisons); 2002 -2017 Dentons (formerly Salans); joined Howard Kennedy 2017.

Member

Law Society

Education

Manchester University

Leisure

Theatre, travel


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Anthony Hunt and Ashley Reeback lead the team at Howard Kennedy LLP, which was bolstered by the arrivals of Jonathan Polin from Dentons in June 2017 and Jonathan Cohen from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP in October 2017. The team is noted for its expertise in the hotel, restaurant, leisure and retail sectors: highlights in these areas included Hunt acting for Pandora Jewellery UK on the acquisitions of various concept stores from franchise partners; Paul Glassberg advising Yolana and AYU London (companies associated with restaurateur Alan Yau) on their joint venture with an investor to develop and operate a chain of Turkish restaurants; and Eric Gummers acting for Fairview Hotels on the acquisitions of hotels in Cardiff, Newcastle and Rugby as part of its continued expansion programme. In addition, Gillian White advised the shareholders and management of the Aston Barclay Group on the MBO by Rutland Partners. Michael Harris and legal director Stephanie Brigg are also noted.

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