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Birkett Long LLP

FAVIELL HOUSE, 1 COVAL WELLS, CHELMSFORD, CM1 1WZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01245 453800
Fax:
Fax 01245 453801
DX:
3394 CHELMSFORD
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Basildon, Chelmsford, Colchester

David Wisbey

Tel:
Work 01245 453817
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Birkett Long LLP

Work Department

Commercial & Corporate Finance team

Position

Partner

Career

David joined Birkett Long after 13 years working in the City of London. He trained with Stephenson Harwood, spending 4 years in Hong Kong with that firm, and worked in the City office of the National firm, Eversheds. He was Chairman of Birkett Long from 2010 to 2019.

David has particular experience of the health, automotive, banking and technology sectors, locally, nationally and internationally. International transactions at Birkett Long have included advising a UK plc on the purchase of a company in Switzerland and a UK company on the sale of its German business, and advising on joint ventures in Singapore, Russia and Spain. David advises banks on a wide variety of matters, including acquisition finance, and borrowers when taking out, renewing or amending bank facilities.

David has advised clients on transactions in a variety of health related sectors but with a particular specialism in residential care.

For over 25 years, he has advised an international car component and sub-system manufacturer headquartered in France on all UK corporate activity, including company and business purchases and sales and contracts and contractual disputes.

David has many years experience of assisting technology based companies, from “start ups” to public companies, on their corporate and commercial legal needs, including on the terms for private equity or venture capital investment.He has advised both companies and investors on investment agreements and funding and security documents.

Education

University of Nottingham, College of Law Guildford


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Essex

Within: Corporate and commercial: Essex

Birkett Long LLP's corporate and commercial practice is led by Tracey Dickens, who 'stands out' for her corporate finance work, national and international transactional experience and restructuring matters. The team has expertise in a range of sectors including banking, healthcare, intellectual property, and education. The 'impressive' David Wisbey advises investors and businesses on corporate finance, M&A and commercial law. Tim Field is also recommended.

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