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Shoosmiths LLP

2 COLMORE SQUARE, 38 COLMORE CIRCUS QUEENSWAY, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 864000
Fax:
Fax 08700 864001
DX:
701863 BIRMINGHAM-6
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Ben Turner

Tel:
Work 03700 864038
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Ben is a Partner in Shoosmiths' Birmingham-based corporate team, specialising in advising individuals and corporates on their corporate transactional work, including M&A; fundraisings; restructurings and joint venture arrangements. Ben has particular experience in advising on cross-border M&A deals in financial services, technology and manufacturing sectors. His clients include: Roadchef Motorways; Freight Investor Services; Freepoint Commodities; and LBiDigitas.

Career

Trained Mills & Reeve; qualified 2001; associate 2005; Hill Hofstetter (formerly Reed Smith) partner 2011; Shoosmiths partner 2013.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Norwich School; Reading University (1996 – BA (Hons) History); College of Law, Guildford (CPEILPC with distinction).

Leisure

Rugby, golf, cinema, famiy.


West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Within: Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Shoosmiths LLP handles a range of deals, many of which involve private equity and venture capital backing. Ben Turner  advised Hotel La Tour on the company’s sale to Dalata Hotel Group, and also advised FX Meiller on its acquisition of Boweld Truck Bodies for £10m. In an illustration of the firm's track record in venture capital deals, Alastair Peet advised MML Capital on a buyout of Property Information Exchange. Peet also advised Aramark on its purchase of Pelican Procurement Services. As far as commercial contracts are concerned, David Jackson continues to advise the Solicitors Regulation Authority on a major business transformation project, including the total replacement of its IT systems. Joe Stephenson  also has expertise in IT outsourcing.

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