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Ian Waine

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Prettys Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate and Insolvency Services

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Partner in the Corporate Services Department since 1989 and the firm's Senior Partner since 2010. 

Advises on all aspects of non-contentious corporate and commercial work, in the public and private sectors including governance, outsourcing, mergers, acquisitions and disposals, joint venture and other trading arrangements and lending, security and other banking issues.

Ian also has expertise in insolvency law and advises directors and shareholders on restructuring exercises and insolvency practitioners on a regular basis.

Member

Association of Business Recovery Professionals - R3

Education

Ian qualified as a solicitor in 1986 and joined Prettys in 1987.


East Anglia: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Ipswich

Within: Corporate and commercial: Ipswich

Prettys Solicitors LLP is 'a pragmatic firm that is able to find creative solutions to get a deal completed', according to one source. The firm, which no longer has a Colchester office and is based solely in Ipswich, is not only a key player in the local market, but also handles a growing number of deals outside the region. Senior partner Ian Waine leads the practice and has a healthy caseload of substantial transactions including buyouts and sales of UK companies to overseas buyers. Newly promoted associate Daniel Billson has a strong base of local clients for corporate transactions, banking and commercial contracts work. Among Waine's recent highlights was his work for a well-known chain of Asian restaurants on key multimillion-pound supply contracts including logistics, IT and waste collection. He also advised on the multimillion-pound sale of another food sector client.

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