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Freeths LLP

FIFTH FLOOR, 3 ST PAUL'S PLACE, 129 NORFOLK STREET, SHEFFIELD, S1 2JE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 077 9696
Fax:
Fax 0845 077 9603
DX:
10507 SHEFFIELD
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Peter Crawford

Tel:
Work 08450305851
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner and Head of Corporate at Freeths Sheffield

Career

Peter leads Freeths’ Sheffield corporate team. He previously worked in Cambridge and Brussels, returning to Sheffield in 2007.

Peter’s background is in company and commercial law. He has a broad range of experience of company acquisitions and disposals, drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, implementing joint venture structures, refinancing and company law generally. He acts for a wide portfolio of both local and national clients.

Peter was shortlisted for Insiders’ South Yorkshire Dealmaker of the Year Award in 2015, and Freeths’ Sheffield corporate team was shortlisted for Corporate Law Firm of the Year in 2016, and 2017.

Peter is recognised as an “Elite Leading Lawyer” in Corporate & Commercial by The Legal 500.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Crawford - Freeths LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

At Freeths LLP, practice head Peter Crawford is ‘a great listener and invests time into knowing his clients to better understand the direction they want to take’ and ‘makes clients feel at ease with his approach and professionalism which helps matters get completed quicker’. Crawford’s recent work includes advising The Floow on a minority investment by Direct Line Group, Fosun and United Electronics totalling £13m, assisting Jordan with its sale of European Oat Millers to Richardson International, and acting for Freethsshef26 on the management buy-in of Alca Fasteners. SCX, InfoTrack Group and Carepoty Advisory Services are also clients. Senior associate Lisa Wallis is also a name to note.

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