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Jon Sweet

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Marriott Harrison LLP

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Partner specialising in all aspects of corporate finance, private equity and M&A.


Articled Slaughter and May; qualified 1982; assistant solicitor 1982-1990 (including Hong Kong office 1986-88); partner Iliffes 1990; partner Marriott Harrison 1993.


Associate member BVCA.


Trinity College Glenalmond; Brunel University (LLB).


Target rifle shooting, motor sport, classic cars.

London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

The team at Marriott Harrison LLP has a strong client base of SMEs, entrepreneurs, owner-managers and growing businesses, as well as large corporates and institutions, including Kaplan International Holdings, The Fulham Shore, Coolabi Group and Edge Investments. The technology, media, leisure and retail, healthcare and education sectors are key areas of focus. Jon Sweet leads the practice; he acted for Cello Group on its acquisition of the assets of Defined Healthcare Research and Cancer Progress. Other highlights included Ben Devons acting for Coleridge and Murphy on its £40m sale to Bucherer and advising Market Makers on its £17.5m sale to Centaur Media, and Jonathan Leigh-Hunt acting for Faraday Property Management on its sale to HML Holdings. Daniel Jacob, who specialises in advising clients in the leisure and technology sectors, is also noted.

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