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Gateley Plc

ONE ELEVEN, EDMUND STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B3 2HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 234 0000
Fax:
Fax 0121 234 0001
DX:
13033 BIRMINGHAM-1
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com
Birmingham, Dubai, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester and 2 more

Tom Rush

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 121 234 0257
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Tom is a Partner in the Gateley Corporate team focussing on public company transactions, private equity investments and mergers and acquisitions. He is primarily based in the Gateley Birmingham office, but travels widely supporting his clients and colleagues. Tom acts for corporates, financial institutions and entrepreneurs. His key clients include Connection Capital, Cantor Fitzgerald Europe, Franchise Brands plc, Real Estate Investors plc, Roxhill Developments, Stuart Turner, Sevacare and Stone Computers.

Career

Trained at Memery Crystal LLP and qualified in September 2008. Since then he has worked with the firm as an Assistant Solicitor, Associate and Senior Associate. He has also been a committee member of the Birmingham Solicitors’ Group from 2012 to 2014.

Languages

English and German

Education

Cardiff University, 2:1 Law and German and University of the West of England, Bristol, Legal Practice Course, Distinction.

Leisure

Outside of work, Tom enjoys running and socialising with friends. He also enjoys holidays abroad.


West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Within: Next generation lawyers

Tom Rush - Gateley Plc

Within: Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Gateley Plc provides ‘an exemplary level of overall service’ is ‘very efficient and timely in its communications – the advice clients receive is well-thought out and appropriate, explaining things in language clients can understand’. The firm handles a range of commercial contracts matters and management buy-outs space, alongside some expertise in AIM capital markets. Paul Cliff  and Tom Rush, a June 2017 partner promotion, advised Franchise Brands on its reverse takeover of Metro Rod, which necessitated a re-admission of the company on AIM. Elsewhere in capital markets, the two also advised Stockdale Securities as Nomad to the £16.9m AIM IPO of Verditek, which owns several cleantech businesses. Chris Reed  ‘works hard, keeping things rolling and most importantly getting the best deal for clients in the long term’ - his work includes significant buy-side MBO deals; Tom Durrant advised Inflexion Private Equity on the management buyout of PCMS Group, which provides point of sale software to retailers including Waitrose. Simon Gill advised Palatine Private Equity on an investment in TTC Group. Mike Ward advised My Policy Limited on the company’s sale in a management buy-out backed by Inflexion Private Equity. Simon Pigden is a key contact for outsourcing contracts, many of which concerning technology. Other clients include Gymshark. Kirstin Roberts has moved to Freeths LLP.

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