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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

9400 GARSINGTON ROAD, OXFORD BUSINESS PARK, OXFORD, OX4 2HN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01865 722106
Fax:
Fax 01865 201012
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155710 Oxford 13
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Web:
www.penningtonslaw.com

James Went

Tel:
Work 01865 813675
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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Corporate lawyer advising on a wide range of corporate transactions and business issues. Transactional work includes acquisitions and disposals, often with an international element; equity finance for public and private companies, in particular in venture capital funding transactions for technology businesses; joint ventures; corporate restructuring and re-organisations. Experience of a wide range of businesses with a particular emphasis on publishing and technology. Also advises commercial and other organisations on business structures, company law, governance and regulatory issues such as bribery and corruption as well as charitable organisations on governance and constitutional matters. 

Career

Where trained: Biddle         
Year qualified: 2000
Year made partner in present firm: 2016
Trained at Biddle. Joined Manches in 2001. Became a partner at Penningtons Manches in 2016.

Education

Main secondary school attended: Sullivan Upper School

Universities and colleges attended: Lincoln College, Oxford 1994 – 1997 (BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, First Class); Christ’s College, Cambridge 2000-2001 (LLM).


South East: Corporate and commercial

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

Within: Next Generation Partners

James Went - Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP has a strong track record in international M&A and venture capital  transactions and offers 'very practical and helpful advice' to major clients in the life sciences, technology and renewable energy sectors. Oxford-based partners Will Axtell and James Went specialises in M&A, fundraisings and AIM capital markets. In Reading Rob Hayes acts on behalf of investors and investee companies in mid-market M&A and venture capital transactions.

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