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Spratt Endicott

52-54 THE GREEN, SOUTH BAR STREET, BANBURY, OX16 9AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01295 204000
Fax:
Fax 01295 204010
DX:
24204 BANBURY-1
Email:
Web:
www.se-law.co.uk
Banbury, Bicester

John Spratt

Tel:
Work 01295 204112
Email:
Spratt Endicott

Work Department

Company commercial.

Position

John is the chairman of the company and head of the corporate and commercial team. He acts for a wide range of clients bringing his legal expertise and a pragmatic, commercial approach to mergers and acquisitions, restructures and commercial contracts. John’s experience spans over 30 years in company and commercial law, during which he has advised companies and other organisations on a wide range of transactions and agreements. John is proud to have long-standing and close working relationships with many of his clients. His helpful, pragmatic and commercial approach to problems solving has resulted in a strong and loyal client base and high level of client referral.

He is regularly instructed on the sale and purchase of shares and businesses; management buy-ins and buy outs; shareholders’ agreements and group re-organisations and drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements of high valued for UK and international clients.

Career

Previously a partner of Shoosmiths.

Member

Governor of Bloxham School; director of Banbury Trust Museum

Education

Keble College, Oxford (BA Jurisprudence).

Leisure

Tennis, shooting, vintage cars.


South East: Corporate and commercial

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

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

Spratt Endicott has 'a profound understanding of clients' needs and a focus on delivering quality in a timely manner'. The practice has expertise across a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions and is also able to advise on share purchase agreements and company reorganisations and restructurings. Chairman John Spratt is noted for his 'agile thinking and ability to tackle any challenge'. Hitendra Patel has particular expertise in management buy-outs and buy-ins and joint ventures. Associate Catherine O’Riordan is lauded for 'top quality legal advice on issues concerning e-commerce law'.

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South East: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Spratt Endicott's team acts for clients on stand-alone IP mandates, as well as supporting other teams in IP-related matters. It provides litigation services as well as commercial IP advice; David Whiting is the key contact for the former and team leader John Spratt fronts the latter, focusing on transactional IP and commercial contracts. Brand protection issues are a key focus for the firm -  both non-contentious work as well as passing-off disputes.

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