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

Howes Percival LLP continues to invest and grow its corporate and commercial practice, recruiting Leicester-based Paula Dumbill from Browne Jacobson LLP in June 2021 to head its commercial practice. Matthew Thompson was also promoted to lead its Northampton corporate team and the team has also added a number of senior associates to further bolster its bench strength in M&A, commercial contracts and technology. Other key sectors include automotive, food and drink, healthcare and manufacturing. Jahid Ali heads the corporate department, specialising in venture capital and private equity transactions while Oliver Brookshaw is experienced in public company work. Gerald Couldrake is another key Northampton-based partner.