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Lanyon Bowdler
Kendal Court
Ironmasters Way

Work Department

Partner specialising in corporate finance advisory and transactional work for private companies. Particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, corporate reorganisations and growth companies. Also experience in a wide range of commercial matters and including internet and e-commerce issues, terms and conditions of business, agency distribution and supply agreements.


Head of corporate & commercial department.


Trainee solicitor Lanyon Bowdler  (2004-2006); assistant solicitor CKFT Solicitors, London (2007 -2008); associate Speechly Bircham, London (2008-2014); partner Lanyon Bowdler  (2014 to date)


Education – main secondary school attended; universities and colleges attended (degrees and qualifications with years attained): St. Aidan’s School, Co. Cavan, Ireland (1994-1999), University College Dublin (Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies 1999-2003), Bristol Institute of Legal Practice (LPC 2003-2004)

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the West Midlands

A ‘regional firm with a surprisingly broad scope of capabilities’, Lanyon Bowdler’s corporate and commercial team is led from Telford by Gráinne Walters, a go-to for ‘complex and nuanced matters’. Her practice is centred around M&A, joint ventures, succession planning, corporate reorganisations and private equity investments in addition to international distribution, trading and agency agreements, among other forms of commercial contracts. The other prominent partner is Edward Burrell whose key strengths include company sale and purchase agreements, employee share schemes, shareholder disputes and software license agreements. Key sectors include agriculture, education, local authority, renewable energy, professional services and not-for-profit.