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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

ONE LONDON SQUARE, CROSS LANES, GUILDFORD, SURREY, GU1 1UN, ENGLAND
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Work 01483 252525
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Fax 01483 252550
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2436 GUILDFORD-1
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www.charlesrussellspeechlys.com
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Jonathan Steele

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Work 01483 252562
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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Corporate, Healthcare, Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Position

Jonathan's areas of expertise include advising on mergers and acquisitions, corporate investments and restructuring.

Jonathan has particular specialisms in the technology and media sectors as well as in healthcare. In addition to his Corporate work, he is a member of the Pharmacy and Veterinary teams acting for large national organisations such as Day Lewis as well as for owners of smaller single branch businesses. Jonathan has worked on a number of technology based corporate transactions and restructurings, including an acquisition for Host Europe Group.

Jonathan is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience highlights:

  • Acting for London Irish Consortium (2013) Limited on the purchase of London Irish Rugby Club by way of a share acquisition and public offer
  • Advising national broadcaster on a number of deals, including a joint venture production company investment and an investment, alongside Sky, in an e-sports company
  • Advising the management team of an international IT services company on a private equity backed MBO
  • Advising the sellers of recruitment and talent management company Consort Group in relation to the disposal of their shares to The Rethink Group
  • Acting for a leading care home operator on a number of acquisitions


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP impresses clients 'with the quality of the advice and the timeliness of the delivery'. It undertakes all aspects of corporate M&A and commercial work including management buyouts, joint ventures and corporate restructures in sectors such as telecoms, technology and healthcare. It acted for the shareholders of Vocality International on the sale of the company to US company Cubic Corporation. It also assisted the Disability Trust with the termination of its joint venture with North Lincolnshire & Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the sale of its business to the Trust. Geoffrey Sparks leads the team. Catherine Drew  focuses on corporate work in the care homes sector, as does Tim Jenkins,  who is 'very experienced; calm; thoughtful; intelligent; and commercial'. The 'commercial, thorough and excellent project manager'  Jonathan Steele handles a range of acquisition and investment work and senior associate Rebecca Burford stands out for 'her breadth of expertise' and willingness to 'go the extra mile to achieve a successful outcome'.

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