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Aaron & Partners LLP

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Jamie Hawley

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Aaron & Partners LLP

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Corporate & Commercial


Corporate & Commercial Senior Associate


Jamie has experience in advising owner-managed businesses and SMEs across many business sectors on a wide range of corporate matters, including acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and general company law issues. In addition, he has experience of acting for banks and financial institutions on acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

Jamie also advises clients on a variety of commercial contracts such as agency agreements, distribution agreements and supply contracts, as well as in relation to e-commerce issues.


Jamie was educated at the University of Leeds, where he studied law, and BPP Law School, also in Leeds.

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West

Within: Next generation lawyers

Jamie Hawley - Aaron & Partners LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West

The ‘approachable’ team at Aaron & Partners LLP is commended for its ‘attention to detail’ and regularly handles investments, corporate finance transactions, restructuring, and sales and acquisitions of owner-managed businesses across Cheshire and North Wales. Highlights included advising DP Williams Group on the disposal of its wholly owned subsidiary, D P Williams Holdings, to CCP Building Products; advising Mercury Commodities on the sale of its business and assets to Glencore Agriculture UK; and advising Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership on its £3.2m Growing Places Fund investment into the Cheshire Green Employment Park at Wardle, East Cheshire. Knights of Old Group, Meadow Foods and Culina are also clients. Department head Stuart Scott-Goldstone, who also operates from the firm’s Shrewsbury office, is praised for his ‘expertise’ and ‘clarity’. Senior partner Simon Edwards and partnership expert Mark Briegal are also recommended, as is senior associate Jamie Hawley, who is ‘thorough and explains details in an understandable manner’.

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North West: Projects, energy and natural resources


Within: Energy

Aaron & Partners LLP displays ‘stellar expertise across planning, environment and energy’ mandates. The team advised developer Bryn Blaen Wind Farm on a range of matters relating to the development of six large scale wind turbines in Powys, which included complex planning matters, and advised Rhoscrowther Wind Farm on an appeal against the Pembrokeshire County Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for a five turbine wind farm at Milford Haven. The team also acted for North Wales Tidal Energy & Coastal Protection on its proposed development of a tidal lagoon. Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Hendy Wind Farm and Mynydd y Gwynt are also clients. David Harries is praised for his ‘strategic view and his sharp analysis of the risks and opportunities’ and heads the planning, environment, energy and regulatory practice. Corporate head Stuart Scott Goldstone, senior associates Keith McKinney, who is ‘brilliant’, Jamie Hawley and Andrew Lees are key members of the team, as is consultant Richard Forrester, who specialises in mines, minerals and waste planning matters.

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