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Corporate and commercial; corporate finance; M&A.
Head of corporate. Specialises in corporate, M&A and corporate finance, predominantly in the technology sector. Long-standing clients include CACI, Cohort plc and Maple Leaf Bakery UK.
Trained Linklaters & Partners; qualified 1990; associate, corporate department 1990-96; Garretts/Andersen Legal 1996-2002 (partner 2000); Olswang 2002-09; Pitmans 2009 to date.
Canford School, Dorset; University of York (1985 BA History); College of Law, London (CPE and LS Finals).
Golf, squash, tennis, cricket.
South East: Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Within: Leading individuals
Andrew Peddie - Pitmans LLP
Within: Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Pitmans LLP’s ‘knowledgeable, well-connected and prompt’ team acted for Cohort and its subsidiary SEA on its purchase of J+S Limited, and advised The East India Company on investments made by Lulu Group. Group head Andrew Peddie is ‘exceptionally good on acquisition projects’, and private equity, venture capital and M&A specialist Roger Gregory is the other key figure. Notable clients include Ridgeway Group, CACI and Lab 21.