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Nelsons Solicitors Limited

PENNINE HOUSE, 8 STANFORD STREET, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 7BQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 958 6262
DX:
10029 NOTTINGHAM-1
Email:
Web:
www.nelsonslaw.co.uk
Derby, Leicester, Nottingham

Duncan Taylor

Tel:
Work 0115 989 5223
Email:
Nelsons Solicitors Limited

Work Department

Corporate services.

Position

Partner and head of corporate services. Areas of practice include acquisitions, mergers and disposals; management buy-outs; management buy-ins; banking and finance; corporate governance; joint ventures; corporate reorganisations; share sales and purchases.

Career

Trained Wilkinson Kimbers (now part of DLA), London; qualified 1984; partner Nelsons 1993.

Languages

Conversational French.

Education

Chesterfield School; Pembroke College, Oxford (MA Jurisprudence); College of Law, Chester.

Leisure

Rugby, theatre, travel, wine.


East Midlands

Transport

Within: Transport

Nelsons Solicitors Limited  focuses on advising rail-sector clients with employment, commercial property and corporate matters. Corporate expert Duncan Taylor leads the team, which includes employment specialist Andy Jamieson  and employment associate Melanie Morton, all in Nottingham, as well as Leicester-based commercial property associate Peter Rees. The team recently acted for logistics providers, a railway engineering player and a bus company. Employment director Keeley Baigent left to found her own practice.

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East Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

Within: Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

Nelsons Solicitors Limited’s expertise spans a broad spectrum of corporate finance work, with mergers, acquisitions and disposals all key areas of activity. It also handles a range of management buyouts, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations. Corporate practice head Duncan Taylor acted alongside banking and finance partner Michael Lodge to advise Prime Life on funding from Barclays for the acquisition of the entire share capital of Greenacres Nursing Homes. Taylor led advice for Gill Marine Holdings on the refinancing necessary for the acquisition of its North American distributor. On the commercial front, the practice handles an array of IT-related work, a key specialism of recently promoted partner Harpreet Sandhu who leads the commerce and technology team. David Kaplan is also noted. Other clients include PKF Cooper Parry, I C Electrical and Gee Tee Signs.

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East Midlands: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Sport

Within: Sport

Nelsons Solicitors Limited is ‘excellent in every way’ and assists regional companies in the sports sector with corporate, commercial, employment and commercial property matters. With the promotion of Leicester’s Harpreet Sandhu to partner, the team around Nottingham-based practice head Duncan Taylor has bolstered its commercial, intellectual property and IT expertise. Other key advisers are the ‘knowledgeable’ and ‘methodicalMartin Jinks in Derby and Andy Jamieson in Nottingham. Chesterfield Panthers Rugby Union Football Club mandated the firm to advise on the lease of a piece of land adjacent to the Club’s rugby pitch.

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