Dahren Naidoo > Freeths LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Freeths LLP

Work Department

Corporate finance.


Dahren is a partner in the Freeths corporate team based in Leeds.

He specialises in all aspects of corporate work, including private equity transactions (acting for institutional investors, founder shareholders and management teams) and mergers and acquisitions (ranging from SMEs to larger corporate and institutional clients).

Recently Dahren has acted for the management team on the Mobeus Equity Partners backed buy-in management buyout in Star Brand Holdings Limited; Fleetondemand Holdings Limited in their acquisition of FleetEurope; the management team on the Inflexion acquisition of Rosemont Pharmaceuticals; and the management team in Limerston Capital Partners acquisition of Forensic Access and Axiom International.

Clients noted that “Dahren Naidoo thinks laterally and proactively tests and challenges the business rationale for a particular action in the context of the legal framework. He manages the project and team cost effectively and on time, and delivers sound advice in a timely fashion and acts very much as a critical friend to the business. He is very highly regarded and the ‘go-to’ corporate lawyer for M&A.”


Trainee, Pinsent Masons 2003-05; Associate/Managing Associate, Addleshaw Goddard LLP 2005-2014; Partner, Freeths LLP 2015 – Present.


University of Leeds (2001 LLP 2(1)); Nottingham Law School (2002 LPC (commendation)).

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

Freeths LLP in Leeds covers the full life-cycle of corporate transactions. It demonstrates know-how in private acquisitions and disposals, particularly when owner managed businesses are injected with investment capital, such as private equity and debt capital. The members also handle corporate restructuring and reorganisations, MBOs and MBIs as well as a range of commercial matters. The practice’s key contacts are Dahren Naidoo, corporate finance specialist Andy Francey, Jeremy Swift and director Frank Suttie.