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Austin Moore & Partners LLP

Established over a decade, Austin Moore & Partners LLP continues to build on its growth, offering “big firm experience” with a personable partner-led service, and boasting an extensive practice in both commercial property and corporate transactions. Renowned for offering straight-forward and commercially focused advice, whilst maintaining a price advantage over its larger rivals, the firm continues to thrive with eleven lawyers and seven support staff across its Nottingham and Derby offices. The firm also offers specialist employment, commercial and intellectual property expertise to its wide client base.

The firm addresses an appetite for advisers who are dedicated and technically agile yet approachable and pragmatic, providing legal advice at a reasonable cost, which is fixed from the outset where possible. The team prides itself on its ability to form solid relationships as trusted advisers, often seen by clients and intermediaries as an extension of their own management team.  With roots firmly placed in the East Midlands, the individual lawyers at Austin Moore & Partners combine their considerable experience, connections, local knowledge and reputations to provide clients with unparalleled support wherever and whenever they need it, both commercially and legally.

Austin Moore & Partners work with a wider network of highly regarded lawyers to ensure that, where its client’s requirements fall outside the firm’s core specialisms, it is able to access an appropriate lawyer for the client’s specific needs.

Types of work undertaken: The firm has four main practice areas, corporate, commercial property, employment and commercial (including intellectual property).  The client base varies from SMEs, high net worth individuals, individual lenders to pension funds, large companies and PLCs.

Corporate: Austin Moore & Partners’ corporate team is particularly well regarded and has a strong reputation for undertaking a variety of transactions including:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • acquisition finance/refinancing
  • reorganisations and reconstructions;
  • management buyouts, including funding arrangements;
  • subscription and shareholders’ agreements;
  • employee share schemes;
  • private equity funding, including institutional and ‘business angel’ funding;
  • joint ventures and other new business structures;
  • commercial agreements; and
  • partnership law, including LLPs.

Commercial property: The commercial property team has comprehensive property experience in a range of transactions such as;

  • acquisition and sale of commercial property (with specific expertise in the care home sector);
  • leasehold – landlord and tenant;
  • property finance with a particular focus on property development (including site acquisition, site set up and development agreements);
  • work in the education sector (academy conversions and inter-academy transfers); and
  • agricultural work (farm acquisitions, disposals, farm and business tenancies).

Commercial and intellectual property: The commercial team works with a diverse client base, ranging from manufacturing and supply businesses to tech clients.  It supports clients on a broad spectrum of contractual matters which include, NDAs, tenders, manufacturing and supply agreements, IT contracts, IP licensing and exploitation.

Employment: The employment team is renowned for advising on all areas of employment law with particular expertise in tribunal proceedings, discrimination issues, TUPE, complex restraint of trade cases, data protection, assisting with negotiated settlements and supporting on commercial transactions.  The team also provides hands on HR support, training and HR planning through its retainer service ProActive.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Austin Moore
Employment Natalie Thomson
Corporate Laura de Banke
Property Lucy Carter
Corporate Davinder Jaspal
Photo Name Position Profile
Rebecca Appleton (née Del Grosso) photo Miss Rebecca Appleton (née Del Grosso) Associate solicitor advising and assisting on a range of corporate transactions including…
Freya Bradley photo Miss Freya Bradley Associate with expertise in: Land acquisitions and disposals with specific expertise in…
Emma Campbell photo Miss Emma Campbell Corporate solicitor advising on a variety of acquisitions and disposals, corporate reorganisations…
Lucy Carter photo Miss Lucy Carter Partner with expertise in: land acquisition and disposals, including options and conditional…
Louise Firth photo Mrs Louise Firth Consultant Solicitor specialising in all aspects of commercial work including advice and…
Dav Jaspal photo Mrs Dav Jaspal Corporate Partner advising on share and business acquisitions and disposals, MBOs, EOTs,…
Faiza Maryam photo Miss Faiza Maryam Employment Solicitor assisting with corporate support, dealing with all types of day-to-day…
Austin Moore photo Mr Austin Moore Partner specialising in a range of corporate transactions including share sale and…
Shannon  Mould photo Mrs Shannon Mould Corporate Solicitor providing support and assistance across all types of M&A and…
Natalie Thomson photo Mrs Natalie Thomson Partner specialising in employment law and human resources. Experienced in all area…
Darcey White photo Miss Darcey White Employment Solicitor assisting with tribunal claims, HR matters, service and settlement agreements…
Laura de Banke  photo Mrs Laura de Banke Corporate Partner advising on a variety of acquisitions and disposal, private equity…
Partners : 5
Other qualified fee-earners : 7
Trainee solicitors : 1
Support staff : 4
Consultants : 3