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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

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Jamie Pass

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

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Mainstream corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and private equity work.


Trained with Clifford Chance, qualified 1986; Dickinson Dees 1992; partner, Dickinson Dees 1995; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination in 2017.


Law Society.


Doncaster Grammar School; Jesus College, Cambridge.

London: Corporate and commercial


Within: Partnership

In October 2017 Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP was formed through a combination of US firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice and the UK-based Bond Dickinson, greatly enhancing the firm’s ability to handle transatlantic partnership matters; a matter that was coordinated within the UK firm by ‘very capable’ practice head Barry Stimpson. The group’s primary clients are law firms, accountants and fund managers, for which the team advises on LLP arrangements, merger projects and a range of fund-related partnership vehicles. Michelle Chance specialises in representation for partnership dispute resolution, where she is ‘especially good at representing individuals’, although she also has significant expertise in advising partnerships and LLPs. Jamie Pass and Richard Collins are also recommended on the contentious side.

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North: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Newcastle

Within: Leading individuals

Jamie Pass - Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Newcastle

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP’s full-service corporate and commercial practice is a regular fixture on many of the market’s headline deals. In a highlight matter, managing associate Iain Pritty advised Newcastle City Council on the Science Central joint venture between the council, Newcastle University and the financial services company Legal & General. Other clients are typically drawn from the transport, retail, financial, healthcare, chemicals and manufacturing sectors and include a number of regionally based private and family-owned businesses. In an example of its work for regional clients, the very experiencedBen Butler, who jointly heads the team with Jamie Pass, assisted the shareholders of Vocare with the £11m disposal of the company to Totally. Butler also advised Huntsman on its acquisition of chemicals manufacturer IFS Chemicals, which involved various competition and employment law matters. Other key individuals include manufacturing sector group head Peter Snaith, who assisted Lotte Chemical UK with commercial contracts and with various issues pertaining to its global goods supply arrangements. Corporate finance partner Robert Phillips and associate Stacey Hall are also recommended.

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