Jahid Ali > Howes Percival LLP > Leicester, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP
LE19 1DX

Work Department

Corporate, Commercial and Banking




Jahid deals with all aspects of corporate transactions working with a wide spectrum of clients. He has particular expertise in acquisitions and disposals of companies and businesses and private equity transactions, advising private equity houses and management teams on buy-outs and buy-ins. He also specialises in venture capital investments, including advising on funding of start-ups and early stage companies.

  • 2019 – Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
  • 2010 – 2018: Spearing Waite LLP, Partner (Head of Corporate)
  • 2007 – 2010: King & Wood Mallesons LLP (SJ Berwin LLP), Associate
  • 2004 – 2007: Eversheds LLP, Solicitor

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in East Midlands

In 2019, Howes Percival LLP‘s team expanded significantly, with corporate partners Jahid Ali and Oliver Brookshaw joining the practice from Spearing Waite alongside banking specialists Haydon Simmonds (also of Spearing Waite) and Ian Ilersic (former Head of Legal at Deutsche Bank). The firm predominantly advises medium and large corporates on M&A, investments, joint ventures and commercial agreements. In a recent work highlight, Daniel Banton served as lead adviser to vendor group Persian Properties Limited on the sale of the entire share capital of Station Road Developments (Management) and SRD (Trading). ‘Exceptionally talented’ partner Gerald Couldrake continues to regularly act for selling shareholders in various industries.