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Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Business services: Corporate


Nigel is a Partner specialising in corporate and commercial law. He has extensive experience in private equity investments including; management buy-outs, management buy-ins and investor led buy-outs, trade sales and acquisitions, commercial joint ventures, reorganisations and restructuring and insolvency disposals and acquisitions.

Nigel also specialises in sports law, advising various sports organisations and is head of our sports law group.  Amongst other transactions, Nigel acted on various acquisitions for Impact Handling and Eurocell Plastics, advising management of Jigsaw24 on the secondary management buyout by Alcuin Capital Partners and PNC Business Credit from North Edge.


Browne Jacobson LLP 1986 to date.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

(Hall of Fame)

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Browne Jacobson LLP is widely recognised as a market-leading powerhouse for corporate and commercial work, a reputation reflected by its outstanding track record of advising on n high-profile matters. Its diverse client roster includes private equity houses and management teams, international corporates, listed companies and local businesses. Gavin Cummings heads up the firm’s private sector practice. Another key figure is Nigel Blackwell, who has expertise in private equity transactions, such as MBOs/MBIs and investor-led buyouts. Mark Hughes is also recommended for his private equity deal experience. The healthcare sector is a notable area of strength of the firm; Oliver Pritchard acts for public, private and third sector healthcare organisations. Recently appointed head of business services Richard Medd specialises in advising public authorities on matters such as incorporations, and constitutional and governance issues. The firm also stands out in the commercial sphere, with its wide-ranging workload including agency and distribution agreements, franchise agreements and consumer protection matters; Paula Dumbill and Selina Hinchliffe are names to note. Victoria Gaskell and Helen Morgan are among the highly regarded associates at the firm.

East Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands

(Hall of Fame)

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