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FBC Manby Bowdler LLP

GEORGE HOUSE, ST JOHN'S SQUARE, WOLVERHAMPTON, WV2 4BZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01902 578000
Fax:
Fax 01902 311886
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702433 WOLVERHAMPTON-5
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www.fbcmb.co.uk

James Sage

Tel:
Work 01902 392435
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FBC Manby Bowdler LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Lead Partner of the Corporate Department, James specialises in company and commercial matters, sales and purchases of companies and businesses and shareholder and joint venture agreements.  

He has considerable experience in advising owner managed businesses in the manufacturing sector and also acts for banks and other lending institutions.

Career

Born and educated in Wolverhampton, James was admitted as a Solicitor in 1996 and became a Partner in 2002.

Education

Qualified 1996; partner FBC Manby Bowdler 2002.

Leisure

Running and coaching junior football.


West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Within: Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the West Midlands

At FBC Manby Bowdler LLP , clients ‘feel that their support and standards are far superior to what their counterparty is getting’. David Preece in Telford, who was promoted to partner in April 2017, is praised for his ‘ attention to detail, knowledge of subject, and understanding of clients’ businesses’ – he handles a range of deals in Shropshire, including veterinary practice sales and manufacturing deals. Kam Johal handles work concerning the sales of financial advisory practices, as well as medical deals and family business restructuring – she is based in Wolverhampton. Stuart Rea  is a key contact in Shrewsbury; his work includes a number of corporate restructurings. James Sage, who is based in Wolverhampton, heads the practice – he handles various smaller M&A deals including trade sales.

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West Midlands: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

In Wolverhampton, FBC Manby Bowdler LLP’s James Sage is a key contact for non-contentious insolvency and recovery work – he advised an invoice factoring business on the recovery of assets and restructuring of a company, and separately handles the sale of various SMEs in administration. Gareth Ruddock , who is also based in Wolverhampton, handles work for liquidators such as claims against directors, as well as representation of directors in director disqualification proceedings.

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