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Penelope Garden

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Field Seymour Parkes LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Partner in the corporate team advising on the sale and purchase of companies and businesses. Penelope also regularly advises both companies and investors on venture capital investments and management teams on private equity backed buy-outs. In addition Penelope advises clients on general company matters such as shareholder agreements, group reorganisations and share buy backs.

Career

Trained Field Seymour Parkes; qualified 2005. Partner 2012. Field Seymour Parkes, solicitor, corporate qualification to June 2007. Olswang LLP, associate, private equity team July 2007 – June 2010. Field Seymour Parkes LLP, corporate July 2010 – present.

Education

Heathfield School; Reading University (LLB law 2:1); College of Law, Guildford (LPC, distinction).


South East: Corporate and commercial

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

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

The team at Field Seymour Parkes LLP¬†is noted for its ‚Äėexcellent client service, knowledge and professionalism‚Äô and ‚Äėexceptional value‚Äô. The practice‚Äôs client base ranges from entrepreneurs to owner-managed businesses and multinationals; representative clients include Honda, Business Moves Group and Dominvs Group. The team is led by private equity specialist Penelope Garden, who recently¬†led a team advising the shareholders on the sale of the entire share capital of Property Information Exchange (PIE) to a newco backed by MML Capital Partners and the simultaneous strategic acquisition of PSG Connect from Security Research Group. Firm managing partner Jeremy Parkes¬†handles¬†complex corporate transactions and advised Dominvs Commercial Properties on the disposal of seven Jersey companies with total consideration of around ¬£100m. Senior partner Ian Wood-Smith¬†advised¬†longstanding client Finch on four acquisitions, including the acquisition of Miller Insurance Brokers. Chris Brightling¬†departed to join Girlings' Ashford office.

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