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Gateley Plc

SHIP CANAL HOUSE, 98 KING STREET, MANCHESTER, M2 4WU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 836 7700
Fax:
Fax 0161 836 7701
DX:
14317 MANCHESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com
Birmingham, Dubai, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester and 2 more

Peter Budd

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 161 836 7928
Email:
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Commercial.

Position

Peter is a partner in the commercial team and has vast experience acting for blue chip and public sector clients in commercial, IT and all service related matters, particularly in connection with supply contracts, logistics, outsourcing, systems procurement and regulatory issues including data protection and e-commerce. Peter has acted in a number of complex and high profile commercial transactions. Recent successes include advising a major insurer in connection with RDR-compliant systems procurement, advising large brewer in relation to its logistics and supply chain management functions, advising an online gaming provider in relation to gaming and betting solution contracts, advising a clinical trials company in relation to DPA-compliant collection of personal data and advising a major drinks company on the offshore outsourcing of its entire IT infrastructure.

Career

Trained Halliwells Landau; qualified 1994; Walker Morris assistant solicitor 1995-96; DLA assistant solicitor 1996-97; Masons assistant solicitor and associate 1997-2002; Halliwell Landau (then Halliwells) associate and partner 2002-10; Gateley partner 2010 to date.

Education

St Ambrose College, Halebarns, Cheshire (1979-86); Fitzwilliam College Cambridge, (1986-89 MA (Cantab), Natural Sciences); College of Law, (1989-91 CPE; LSF).

Leisure

In his spare time, Peter enjoys repairing and restoring arcade video games of the 70s and 80s era. He also enjoys touring France in search of pretty villages in which to spend his holidays.


North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Within: Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Gateley Plc's ‘pragmatic and commercially aware’ team is praised for its ‘attention to detail’. It regularly advises private equity investors, large corporates and listed plcs, as well as high-net-worth individuals and investors, on corporate transactions. National head of corporate Charles Glaskie advised Timpson Group on its acquisition of the retail dry cleaning arm of Johnson Services Group for £8.25m. The ‘brilliantMark Halliwell, who specialises in corporate finance, advised Competition Line (UK) on the £20.5m sale of 18 gyms to The Gym Group. Paul Jefferson, who heads the private equity group, advised Inspired Energy on its £44m acquisition of Horizon Energy Group, an energy procurement and consultancy business based in Cork, Ireland; and advised City Football Group (CFG), on its strategic joint venture with Goals Soccer Centres, an AIM-listed operator of outdoor soccer centres. Mark Halliwell is ‘very experienced and capable’ and advised the shareholders of Chase Templeton, a private medical insurance broker backed by Palatine Private Equity, on its sale to Nevada Investments. Other key figures include Nigel Brown, who is ‘very experienced’ and advises on inward and outward investment to and from China; Khurshid Valli; Chris Dunn; and recently promoted partner Stephen Roberts. Legal director Kate Richards  is also noted for corporate matters. Jonathan Moakes  heads the commerce, technology and media practice, which includes Peter Budd and John Burns.

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North West: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Budd - Gateley Plc

Within: IT and telecoms

The ‘extremely brightPeter Budd at Gateley Plc  is a ‘great tactician who really understands the technology sector’. Budd is skilled at advising on all types of non-contentious information technology work especially those relating to data flows (and international data flows), cloud computing and large scale IT procurement. He has particular expertise in financial services. The group's clients include Odeon Cinemas, Bibby Financial Services, Ladbroke, Lookers and Giacom Networks.

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