Philip Walton > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > Guildford, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
31 CHERTSEY STREET
GUILDFORD, SURREY
GU1 4HD
England

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Partner in the corporate team specialising in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity, training of directors and corporate strategy. Sector specialisations include healthcare (particularly GP and pharmacy), education, charities, retail, digital and manufacturing.

Career

Trained Lawrence Graham; solicitor Lawrence Graham 2000-04; solicitor Cripps Harries Hall 2004-05; solicitor Mundays 2005-07; partner Mundays 2007-14; partner Penningtons Manches LLP 2014 to date. Current directorships: governor of the Hoe Bridge School Limited.

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

Sevenoaks School; Cambridge University (1997 Law).

Lawyer Rankings

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

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP‘s corporate team in Guildford has seen a significant increase in instructions with a cross-border element. Nationally, the team continues to work on a range of complex matters, having recently acted for Thatcham on the acquisition of Gamston Aviation Limited. The team is led by Simon Bickerdike , who has a special interest in supporting clients in the vital consideration of sustainability in business and the impact of law on the green economy. David Kendall has expertise in the technology and private wealth sectors. Philip Walton  is a leading expert on pharmacy acquisitions and disposals.