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ABBOTS HOUSE, ABBEY STREET, READING, RG1 3BD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0118 959 7711
Fax:
Fax 0118 957 3257
DX:
54741 READING-2
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Web:
www.boyesturner.com

Robert Rice

Tel:
Work 0118 952 7265
Email:
Boyes Turner

Work Department

Corporate and commercial, finance

Position

Robert has headed the Corporate Group at Boyes Turner since January 2011. His main work areas are, mergers and acquisitions, financing, investment, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and share option arrangements, general corporate advisory, partnerships and LLPS. 

Career

Robert graduated in law from Bristol University in 1993. He worked in the West Country with Clarke Willmott & Clarke and also in London with Edge Ellison (now Hammonds) before joining Boyes Turner in 2000.

Leisure

Tennis, cycling, skiing, piano player.


South East: Corporate and commercial

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

Within: Leading individuals

Robert Rice - Boyes Turner

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

Boyes Turner's practice has a 'broad range of commercial law experience and business acumen', providing a 'solution-orientated approach with speedy resolutions', with 'great value for money'. Particular industry specialisms of importance for the team are technology, fintech, automotive and healthcare, with clients of note including Auto Trader, Panasonic, MortgageGym and Wayfair. 'Outstanding commercial attorney' Mark Blunden heads the team, while Robert Rice leads the corporate group. Highlights included Rice handling the acquisition of assets of PACE Financial Group for US-based client Flywire; Kate Eavis ('smart, practical, experienced and good at delivering work on time') advising Circor International on the acquisition of a target group in a project worth around $855m; and Rice assisting Spain-headquartered company Accelya with its £8m acquisition of Anari. Commercial lawyer Bill Gornall-King is 'able to bring complex business issues into a practical and straightforward and effective approach’ and assisted Accelya with numerous commercial transactions. Sarah Williamson is noted for her experience in the digital, publishing, communications and advertising sectors, acting as in-house counsel to Auto Trader and the Guardian. Associate Helen Dobson and commercial solicitor Amir Kousari joined the team from Osborne Clarke's Reading office and an in-house role respectively.

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