David Tighe > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > Oxford, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
9400 GARSINGTON ROAD
OXFORD BUSINESS PARK
OXFORD
OX4 2HN
England

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

David is a partner in the corporate department in the Thames Valley and carries out a full range of corporate work, including mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs, fundraising rounds, joint ventures and reorganisations. He specialises, in particular, in the information technology and publishing sectors, acting for a number of IT companies and publishers in and around the Thames Valley.

Career

Articled Boodle Hatfield & Co; qualified 1982; assistant solicitor Boodle Hatfield & Co 1982-85; legal adviser Logica Plc 1985-88; assistant solicitor Manches LLP 1989-90; partner since 1990.

Education

Marist College, Hull; Trinity College, Cambridge (1979 BA).

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a go-to for Oxford University spin-outs when it comes to investments and funding rounds and as such has a strong industry focus on tech and life sciences. The leadership duo consists of Will Axtell, a specialist in advising entrepreneurs on exits and private equity, and James Went, renowned for his expertise in M&A transactions. Another M&A expert in the firm is David Tighe, who regularly works with associate Dominique Sabatini, who is becoming increasingly prominent in the Oxford and Imperial spin-out community.