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NARROW QUAY HOUSE, NARROW QUAY, BRISTOL, BS1 4QA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 925 2020
Fax:
Fax 0117 925 2025
DX:
7831 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.vwv.co.uk

Jos Moule

Tel:
Work 0117 314 5650
Email:
Web:
www.vwv.co.uk
VWV

Work Department

Corporate Commercial and Charities

Position

Partner

Career

How Can Jos Help You?

Jos is a corporate lawyer with many years' experience of advising companies, professional practices, partnerships and LLPs in relation to both contentious and non-contentious matters. He also advises not for profit companies including corporate charities and social enterprises and has specialist experience in the field of ecclesiastical law.

Jos is currently the Registrar of the Diocese of Gloucester and of the Diocese of Truro. He is also a member of our Technology and our Startup and Early Stage teams in Bristol.

Meeting Your Needs

Jos heads the firm's Partnerships and LLP Group and aims to combine a detailed understanding of the technical black letter law with a commercial approach to problem solving. His work as a non-executive director and trustee on the boards of several not for profit companies over the years has provided him with invaluable commercial experience of dealing with day to day issues faced by businesses and the need to focus on what is really important in commercial negotiations.

What Others Say

Jos is ranked in both the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories as a leading individual in the field of partnership law. Sources describe him as being 'highly experienced in partnership law,' able to 'grasp the issues quickly,' and for being 'considered in his approach to resolving the matter.'  He is also ranked in Chambers & Partners for his corporate work and is described as being 'very commercial and very pragmatic'.

Member

Jos is a member of the Association of Partnership Practitioners, the Ecclesiastical Law Association and the Ecclesiastical Law Society. He is a contributing editor to the Encyclopaedia of Professional Partnerships and regularly speaks on issues facing professional practices. He is a trustee of Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal, a former board member of the Bristol Old Vic and Theatre Royal Trust and a past president of the Dolphin Society.


London: Corporate and commercial

Partnership

Within: Partnership

VWV advises medical partnerships, accountancy practices and law firms, in addition to alternative business structures and trading partnerships. The group also has particular experience in advising medical partnerships and other healthcare clients based on the firm’s 2017 merger with Lockharts. The team is led by ‘excellentJos Moule, who ‘combines legal expertise with technical application’. He is currently advising a major Welsh law firm on its full incorporation, which involves the transfer of the LLP’s business and assets to a new limited company. Nigel Puddicombe was appointed as arbitrator in a dispute involving a dental partnership. Ed Husband is also recommended for contentious matters.

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South West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Bristol

Within: Corporate and commercial: Bristol

VWV’s clients praise the corporate and commercial group’s ‘straightforward pricing’ and ‘sound industry knowledge’, but note in particular the ‘feeling of comfort and trust in the firm’s advice’. Fielding dedicated corporate and commercial teams headed by Robert Collier and Doug Locke, respectively, the group has been increasingly active for start-up and tech businesses and has been involved in a number of transactions with inbound foreign investors. In one of the group’s highlight transactions, Nathan Guest advised the shareholders of an internationally active technology company on the £55m sale of their shareholding. Solicitor Katie Hanson acted for Bath-based e-commerce company Prezola in relation to a £3m investment by the Business Growth Fund. The team remains active in the education and healthcare sectors and Edward Rimmell assists North Somerset Council with its outsourcing of statutory and non-statutory education services. Oliver Pool and Andrew Gallie were made partners in the commercial team, and Jos Moule is a recommended corporate partner.

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