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Brethertons LLP

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Brian Auld

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Brethertons LLP

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Company commercial.


Brian is a company commercial solicitor and became partner at Brethertons in 1995 when the firm and Brian’s previous firm (Auld & Jardine) merged. Brian advises commercial clients on matters ranging from standard trading terms to business acquisitions and sales. He qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and has experience of working for the European Commission in Brussels as well as working as an in-house lawyer for Toshiba and other companies. He has particular expertise in the buying and selling of businesses, business contracts and the incorporation of professional firms. His sector expertise includes IP/IT, having worked as an in-house lawyer for various technology based businesses.


Trained Field Fisher & Martineau (now Field Fisher Waterhouse); qualified 1983; partner Brethertons 1995.




Friends School, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough; The Dukes Grammar School, Alnwick, Northumberland; Leeds Polytechnic (now Leeds Metropolitan University) (1979 BA Law 2:2; 1979 Diploma in European Law).


Sport, fitness.

South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Brethertons LLP’s team is headed by Colin Witherall, who has significant restructuring expertise, particularly in the healthcare sector. Brian Auld has a solid client base in commercial IT and IP.

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