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Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP

THE COURTYARD, RIVER WAY, UCKFIELD, TN22 1SL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01825 761555
Fax:
Fax 01825 764172
DX:
133963 UCKFIELD 2
Email:
Web:
https://www.rixandkay.co.uk

Alan Zeal

Tel:
Work 01825 744457
Email:
Web:
www.rixandkay.co.uk/the-team/alan-zeal/
Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP

Position

Partner in company and corporate commercial department. Company and business sales and acquisitions, MBOs, reorganisation shareholders agreements.

Career

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

Member

Trustee Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare.

Education

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

Leisure

Sea-kayaking, smallholding.


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

With five offices in the South East, Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP is considered 'ideal for larger transactions, but equally able to deliver a cost-effective solution for smaller transactions'. It provides full corporate and commercial services to local, national and overseas clients in sectors such as insurance, telecoms, healthcare and construction. Recent work included acting for the sellers on the sale of the entire issued share capital of Broadham Care to residential care specialist Elysium Healthcare. Group head Sara Carpenter is 'top class' and Alan Zeal 'is a consummate professional, who brings a wealth of experience to the table'. The firm's chairman Bruce Hayter is 'very solution oriented and focuses on what really matters.' Sevenoaks-based managing partner Richard Cripps has a wealth of corporate and secured-finance expertise. The team was further strengthened by the addition of Tim Sadka, who joined in September 2017 and, according to one client, 'brings a depth of experience and technical capability to an already effective and versatile team'.

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South East: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP is particularly well known for providing support to sporting charities such as The Sussex County Sports Partnership Trust on the full range of corporate, commercial, employment and property issues. It also assists a number of small charities with their directors' and trustee duties, employment issues, and other day-to-day issues, as well as acting for larger charities. Recent highlights include advising the Ansty Village Centre Steering Committee on the establishment of a new charitable incorporated organisation and merging of the activities of the village hall, social club, cricket club, football club and their respective assets into the new organisation. Bruce Hayter acts for a number of local sports organisations and is recommended alongside real estate expert Richard Cripps and Alan Zeal.

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South East: TMT

Sport

Within: Sport

Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP has established a firm following among regional cricket, football and rugby clubs, in addition to acting for sporting charities such as Active Sussex, and a number of high-profile sports personalities. Recent highlights include acting for Hellingly Regby Football Club on its company incorporation, and acting for the Ansty Village Centre Steering Committee on the merger of the activities of the cricket club, football club and other entities and their respective assets and charitable activities into a new charitable incorporated organisation, as well as assisting with the construction of a new sports and social centre and the demolition of the existing centre. Firm chairman and sports department head Bruce Hayter has an extensive track record working with grass roots sports teams and clubs. Also recommended are Richard Cripps, who focuses on sports-related corporate transactions, and Alan Zeal, who regularly acts for amateur rugby clubs on governance issues.

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