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Brabners LLP

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Liverpool, Manchester, Preston

David Bowcock

Work 0161 836 8800
Brabners LLP

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Public and private mergers, acquisitions and fundraisings.


Trained Eversheds, Birmingham; qualified 1992; solicitor Eversheds, Birmingham 1990-94; Bowcock Cuerden, Chester 1994-97; Eversheds, Manchester 1998-2003; Eversheds, Newcastle 2003-05, Manchester 2005-09; partner Brabners LLP, Manchester 2009 to date.


Sandbach School; University of Birmingham (1989 LLB Hons); College of Law, Chester (Law Society Finals).

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Within: Leading individuals

David Bowcock - Brabners LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Brabners LLP fields a ‘service-oriented, knowledgeable and experienced’ team that attracts praise for its ‘superb response times’, ‘technical nous’ and ‘very competent and personable manner’. Corporate team head David Bowcock (‘a real star’) led the team advising Restore on the £83m purchase of PHS’s data solutions division, and led the advice to new client Marlowe on its admission to AIM, a statutory merger with a Belize-based shell company, and reverse takeover of Swift Fire and Security. Bowcock also advised Jaywing on its acquisition of Bloom Media (UK). Tony Harper (whose ‘corporate legal experience, strategic direction and pragmatism is second to none’) led the advice to the shareholders of Quat-Chem on the sale of Quat-Chem to Neogen Corporation. The ‘excellent’ Sam Mabon acted for the shareholders of System Professional on its sale to Daily Internet (SysGroup) and Andrew Millar advised Business Growth Fund on a £3.3m minority equity investment in High Access Maintenance. AGC Chemicals Europe, Chase de Vere IFA Group and Begbies Traynor are also clients. Richard Hepworth joined in October 2016 from Pannone Corporate LLP and Simon Lewis was recently promoted to partner.

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