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Ward Hadaway

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North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester
Corporate and commercial: Manchester - ranked: tier 4

Ward Hadaway

Ward Hadaway focuses on the SME, OMB and family business markets, providing advice on sales, acquisitions, mergers, investments and private equity deals. Other areas of expertise include venture capital investments, disposals, reorganisations, restructurings and refinancings. Key client sectors include biomedical, recruitment, engineering and manufacturing, professional services, pharmaceutical, healthcare, media and technology, leisure and retail. Sean FitzGerald heads the team.

Practice head(s):Sean FitzGerald

Other key lawyers:Melanie Yeomans; Paul Johnson; Rachel Clarkson


Professional and positive approach to corporate transactions’.

‘Deliver the required result in a timely and efficient manner’.

Key Clients

Vodat Communications Group Limited

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

Maven Capital Partners UK LLP

Enterprise Ventures

Mike Colling & Company

JSA Services Limited

Neville Johnson Group

Eurocamp Limited

Kingdom Services Group Limited

Mercia Fund Management Limited

Holchem Laboratories Limited

Key Capital Partners

Work highlights

  • Advising JSA on equity funding by Universal Partners and acquisitions of the business and assets of Kingsley Hamilton, and the entire issued share capital of Crest Plus Operations.
  • Advising TechStream on acquisitions of EarthStream Global Limited, PH.D and Voyage Global Energy.
  • Advising ProClinical on its sale to ICS Group.
  • Acting for SkyParkSecure on its sale to Manchester Airport Group.
  • Advising Catapult  Venture Managers on its investment in Rinicare.

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North West: Private client

Family - ranked: tier 3

Ward Hadaway

Ward Hadaway's family team has a strong reputation for its work for successful business figures, entrepreneurs and sports stars, with a track record of advising on financial remedy cases and matters involving children. Martin Karran heads the team and also handles a wide range of complex financial claims relating to business and family assets.

Practice head(s):Martin Karran

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