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Sherrards Solicitors LLP

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141853 ST ALBANS 17
London, St Albans

Kiall Bagnell

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Sherrards Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate/ commerical


Senior associate


Kiall undertakes the full range of corporate commercial work with a considerable amount of experience dealing with share and asset acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and general contractual advice with clients ranging from start-ups to larger private and public companies.

Kiall also has particular expertise in franchising; advising franchisors and franchisees on all the legal aspects associated with franchising, including possible expansion through franchising including direct unit franchising, master franchising and area development. Kiall has a passion for understanding his clients and delivering sound legal advice as part of their legal team.

Kiall joined Sherrards in January 2013, having trained and worked at a regional firm specialising in mergers and acquisitions and contract negotiations.

South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Sherrards Solicitors LLP fields a team of 'superb and professional practitioners' who are 'clear in their communication and effective at getting the job done'. From its base in Hertfordshire, the firm handles a range of M&A and private equity transactions for local, national and international clients, with particular strength advising owner-managed businesses. The firm has developed a strong reputation in the media and entertainment sector, where it acts for clients including Graphite Media, Earworm Music and Bestival. In an illustration of its work for international clients, Jean-Paul da Costa assisted Ofo UK, a China-based bike sharing company, with the establishment of its UK branch, which involved ensuring compliance with UK data protection laws, as well as handling UK trade mark applications. In another key mandate, practice head Leigh Head acted for Winkworth Franchising on a number of acquisitions and disposals, in addition to assisting it with commercial negotiations with franchisees. Also recommended are Geraldine Fabre, who particularly stands out for cross-border deals involving France and the UK; Kiall Bagnell, who was part of the team advising Cambria Automobiles on the £60m refinancing of the client's bank facilities; and Andrew Cooke, whose growing client base comprises private equity firms, high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs and public companies.

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