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Shakespeare Martineau LLP

II EXCHANGE SQUARE, 21 NORTH FOURT STREET, MILTON KEYNES, MK9 1HL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01908 696 002
Fax:
Fax 01908 304 443
DX:
84757 Milton Keynes 3
Email:
Web:
www.shma.co.uk

South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 2

Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Shakespeare Martineau LLP has a longstanding reputation in the Milton Keynes area, particularly for its expertise in corporate and commercial matters in the hotels and leisure, energy, information technology, professional services and family business sectors. Practice head Mark Thompson is well known for his experience in providing advice to clients on buying and selling companies and offering commercial support to businesses.

Practice head(s):Mark Thompson

Key Clients

Focus Hotels Management Limited

AC Plc 15

Blue Chip Customer Engineering Limited

Suisse Property Holdings Limited

De Pinna Notaries (now De Pinna LLP)

Bromham Holdings Limited

Laura Ashley

Scotts of Thrapston Limited

Tollan Energy Limited

Work highlights

  • Assisted a private investment group with the purchase of the freehold and business of the landmark Hotel Colessio in Stirling, Scotland, from the Aurora Hotel Collection.
  • Acted for Bromham Holdings Limited in its sale and purchase of the entire issued share capital of JDP Financial Services, an independent financial services company.
  • Advised the client on its reorganisation for the purpose of transferring assets.
  • Advised on the substantial demerger of AC Plc’s flooring and waterproofing business in preparation for a management buyout of that division.
  • Advised De Pinna Notaries on incorporation in line with other professional service companies to become De Pinna LLP.

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South East: Private client

Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 3

Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Shakespeare Martineau LLP's family team has a long-standing reputation in the Milton Keynes area. While offering specialised family law expertise, the practice also works in tandem with other departments, including commercial property, litigation, employment and wealth management. Practice head Jane Charlton is well versed in financial matters as well as in private children work.

Practice head(s):Jane Charlton

Testimonials

'Their advice was very clear, fees were as expected and timeline explained and kept to.

'I traced Jane Charlton down as I had worked with her on a similar issues 20 years before and I was keen to use her again. I was very pleased to have  found her. She was spot on this time like she was before'.

'I felt totally calm and in great hands in a sensitive area of law.'

'Anywhere Jane works in this area of law I would go too.'

 

Work highlights

  • High value finances case, whit a large age gap between the parties.
  • Sexual abuse case with successful findings against the opponent, who has appealed.
  • Divorce and financial matters with high-value pensions and client's income.
  • Acting for healthy husband in very short marriage case.
  • Acting for wife trying to retain inheritance received just before separation.

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