Michael Budd > Longmores Solicitors LLP > Hertford, England > Lawyer Profile

Longmores Solicitors LLP
SG14 1HP

Work Department

Company Commercial


Partner and the Head of Company Commercial


Michael is a corporate specialist who has worked in leading London commercial firms with experience of high value, complex work and he has successfully assisted a range of clients from SMEs to large corporations and global businesses.  He offers clients the benefit of his extensive experience, detailed legal knowledge and realistic, commercially astute approach.  Michael joined Longmores as a Partner in 2020.

Michael started his legal career as a Barrister, qualifying in 2002.  He began specialising in Company Commercial law in 2004, ultimately taking the decision to cross-qualify as a Solicitor, which he achieved in 2010.  Michael joined Longmores as a Partner in 2020.

Michael’s experience covers a broad spectrum of corporate matters, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Restructurings
  • Enterprise management incentive schemes
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate finance (including earn stage fundraising and investments)


Durham University (Doctor of Philosophy, Law: current)
Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd (Master of Laws: Distinction)


Michael has a strong academic interest in the law outside of his day-to-day practice.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

The team at Longmores Solicitors LLP dispenses advice on partnership agreements and corporate financing issues within the healthcare and recruitment sectors. Michael Budd leads the Hertford-based team with his expertise in early stage fundraisings, group reorganisations, and shareholder disputes. Associate Xueqi Loo has broad expertise encompassing commercial contracts and share allotment work.