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Aaron & Partners LLP

5-7 GROSVENOR COURT, FOREGATE STREET, CHESTER, CH1 1HG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01244 405555
DX:
19990 CHESTER
Email:
Web:
www.aaronandpartners.com
Chester, Manchester, Shrewsbury

North West

Transport
Transport - ranked: tier 3

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

The ‘extremely helpful’ Tim Culpin leads the team at Aaron & Partners LLP and is ‘very experienced on the regulatory side’. The ‘excellent’ team is well known for its transport, warehousing and logistics experience.

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North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West
Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 1

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

The ‘excellent’ team at Aaron & Partners LLP is noted for its ‘efficient service’. Venture capital investments are a particular strength of the firm, which has acted for a number of fund managers on their investments. Stuart Scott-Goldstone heads the team, which includes partnership specialist Mark Briegal.

Leading individuals

Stuart Scott-Goldstone - Aaron & Partners LLP

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North West: Crime, fraud and licensing

Licensing
Licensing - ranked: tier 3

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

Barry Holland at Aaron & Partners LLP is ‘very well respected and an engaging advocate’. Clients include EventCity, intu Trafford Centre, Peel Hotels, Selfridges and Media City Salford.

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North West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the North West
Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 1

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

Nick Clarke’s team at Aaron & Partners LLP is praised for its ‘strategic nous’. David Harries ‘combines great insight and experience with the ability to fight tremendously hard for his clients’. John Devoy is ‘a first-rate litigator with very good client skills’. David Potts is noted for shareholder disputes. FWG Sales, Haartz Tanker Rental and Dwr Cymru are clients.

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North West: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 4

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

Aaron & Partners LLP’s ‘prompt’ and ‘efficient’ team was strengthened by the arrival of personal insolvency specialist Mark Davies from Turner Parkinson LLP in February 2016. The firm is also noted for its track record in contentious matters. The team, which stands out for its ‘focus on the needs of the client’, is led by the ‘first-rate’ Nick Clarke and includes Simon Edwards, who has ‘real depth of experience’.

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North West: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

Helen Watson heads the team at Aaron & Partners LLP, which acts for clients including Severndale Specialist School, the Hammond School and Bangor University. Claire Brook and recently promoted partner Helen Kidd are recommended.

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North West: Private client

Agriculture and estates
Agriculture and estates - ranked: tier 1

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

Aaron & Partners LLP advises owners and tenant farmers on all aspects of disposals, acquisitions and agricultural tenancy issues. David Harries and Simon Ellis are recommended.

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Contentious trusts and probate
Contentious trusts and probate - ranked: tier 3

Aaron & Partners LLP (Manchester, Chester)

Aaron & Partners LLP had another busy year advising on contested wills, trusts and estates. The well-regarded Clive Pointon heads the practice.

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Family
Family - ranked: tier 2

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

Aaron & Partners LLP’s ‘very responsive’ team predominantly advises high-net-worth individuals when relationships break down. Lorraine Saunders is ‘very measured and calm’ and head of department Richard Barge is especially recommended for his work on pre and post-nuptial agreements.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate
Personal tax, trusts and probate - ranked: tier 2

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

At Aaron & Partners LLP, ‘turnaround is always quick, the advice given is clear and appropriate and there is continuity in the personnel doing the work’. Clive Pointon is ‘clear, realistic, patient and good humoured’. Senior associate James Wallace is also recommended.

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North West: Projects, energy and natural resources

Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 3

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

David Harries heads the energy team at Aaron & Partners LLP. Richard Forrester is also active in the sector.

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North West: Real estate

Commercial property: Elsewhere in the North West
Commercial property: Elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 2

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

Aaron & Partners LLP is noted for its ‘high level of expertise and efficient service’. It advised Santander UK and HSBC on several property finance matters, and assisted Pinnacle Alliance with the acquisition and financing of six potential development sites. Team head Simon Ellis is recommended alongside Trish Randles, who is noted on landlord and tenant matters.

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Planning and environment
Planning and environment - ranked: tier 4

Aaron & Partners LLP (Chester)

David Harries heads the team at Aaron & Partners LLP and is noted for his expertise on energy projects. David Delaney is recommended for planning matters, and Richard Forrester is also singled out.

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