Alan Zeal > Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP > Uckfield, England > Lawyer Profile

Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP
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Work Department

Corporate and Commercial


Alan is a partner in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial team and has over 20 years’ experience of buying and selling businesses, both large and small (including the unusual). He has particular experience of leading large project teams effectively to manage and complete complex corporate transactions.

Alan’s clients

Alan works closely with both sellers and buyers on business and share sales and purchases, whether as one-off transactions or as part of a wider corporate strategy.


Trained Royds Solicitors, London; qualified 1993; partner Adams & Remers, Lewes 2001-06; Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP 2006 to date.


Trustee Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare.


Queen Mary College, University of London (law); Chester Law School (Law Society Finals).


Sea-kayaking, smallholding.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

The ‘collaborative and diverse’ lawyers at Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP’s office in Uckfield have expertise in corporate transactions including sales and acquisitions of share capital and management buyouts. Heading up the practice is Kathryn Paisley, who works with businesses of all sizes on sales and purchases, shareholders’ agreements and joint ventures. The ‘highly experienced, reliable and knowledgeable’ Tim Sadka often acts as a deal maker for owner managed SMEs, while consultant Alan Zeal has significant experience in advising on complex M&A matters in the IT and insurance sectors.

South East > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

Recently engaged in stadium development projects, the ‘excellent’  team Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP acts for a spectrum of professional and grassroot clients. Richard Cripps leads the department from Sevenoaks and is often handling strategic development matters, while Alan Zeal in Uckfield is adept in constitutions and governance.

South East > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

Led by Richard Cripps who splits his time between Sevenoaks and Ashford, the multi-disciplinary team Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP handles commercial, employment, in addition to governance property issues. Alan Zeal in Uckfield has assisted an assortment of rugby football clubs in their transition to community interest companies.