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Pitmans LLP

THE ANCHORAGE, 34 BRIDGE STREET, READING, RG1 2LU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0118 958 0224
Fax:
Fax 0118 958 5097
DX:
146420 READING-21
Email:
Web:
www.pitmans.com

Andrew Peddie

Tel:
Work 0118 957 0321
Email:
Pitmans LLP

Work Department

Corporate and commercial; corporate finance; M&A.

Position

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.

Career

Trained Linklaters & Partners; qualified 1990; associate, corporate department 1990-96; Garretts/Andersen Legal 1996-2002 (partner 2000); Olswang 2002-09; Pitmans 2009 to date.

Languages

French, Italian.

Education

Canford School, Dorset; University of York (1985 BA History); College of Law, London (CPE and LS Finals).

Leisure

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.

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