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Steele Raymond LLP

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Bournemouth BH2, Bournemouth BH6

Tim Stone

Work 01202 294566
Steele Raymond LLP

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Company & Commercial Solicitor, Bournemouth


Chairman, partner and department head of company dealing with acquisitions and disposals, reorganisations, commercial contracts and a range of non-contentious employment matters.


Trained Steele Raymond; qualified 2000; assistant solicitor 2000-01; associate 2001-04; partner 2004.


St Edwards School; Bournemouth University (1997 LLB Hons); Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (1998 LPC).


Member Parkstone Golf Club, gardening, walking.

South West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Leading individuals

Tim Stone - Steele Raymond LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Dorset and South Wiltshire

By some clients‚Äô measure, the service at Steele Raymond LLP¬†‚Äėfar exceeds that of many of its regional contemporaries‚Äô. The team is especially active in Bournemouth‚Äôs tech sector and has taken on a number of new instructions from clients in the digital and creative tech sectors in 2017. ‚ÄėAn excellent lawyer and skilled diplomat‚Äô, department head Tim Stone¬†advised a Bournemouth-based e-learning company on the negotiation of an investment and subsequent establishment of a joint venture for the commercialisation of a potentially lucrative mobile app. In an illustration of the firm's aviation-sector expertise, the ‚Äėproactive and commercially minded‚Äô Nick Davies¬†assisted the shareholders of a UK aerospace company with the sale of the group to a subsidiary of a US-based aircraft parts company. Paul Longland¬†has a range of corporate and commercial experience and advised a UK property developer in the demerger of its investment property portfolio from its trading arm. Craig Hardman¬†is another key figure in the department.

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South West: Human resources

Employment: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Employment: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Steele Raymond LLP handles a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including discrimination and whistleblower claims, TUPE-related transfers and breach of restrictive covenants. Managing partner Peter Rolph handles contentious employment matters, exit packages, enforcement of post-termination restrictions and strategic commercial advice. Partner Tim Stone focuses on non-contentious matters such as consultancy agreements, employment contracts and employment policies. Other key figures include Paul Longland, who provides non-contentious support to commercial clients, Craig Hardman, who specialises in incentivisation and remuneration packages, and Amy Cousineau Massey, who heads the team and specialises in contentious employment issues such as discrimination and whistleblowing, as well as senior employee exit packages.

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South West: Public sector


Within: Education

Steele Raymond LLP¬†provides advice on a broad range of education matters such as governance, charitable aspects, staff and student discipline, special needs and disability issues, and safeguarding. It also advises on education-related employment law matters such as service contracts, consultancy agreements, employment contracts and TUPE matters. John Andrews¬†heads the practice, he is supported by Peter Rolph¬†who is ‚Äėunflappable and measured‚Äô and provides ‚Äėcrystal clear wisdom and advice‚Äô. Tim Stone¬†focuses on non-contentious education-related employment law and has ‚Äėconsiderable patience and cordiality‚Äô.

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