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Gavin Cummings

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Browne Jacobson LLP

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Business Services/Corporate Finance


Gavin Cummings is a high profile corporate finance lawyer, who has extensive experience of buy-outs and international M & A, acting for both management and equity providers.  He is also head of the firm's private sector practice.

He is recognised as a leading individual in the Legal 500 2016 and Chambers UK 2016.  In 2016, Gavin advised the founder and majority shareholder on the AIM listing of Joules and led the teams acting for the management team on the MBO of Autonet Insurance funded by Highbridge, and the sellers and management on the MBO of Belfield Furnishings funded by North Edge.


Trained Browne Jacobson; qualified 1994; partner Browne Jacobson 2000.


Stamford School, Stamford; University of Nottingham (1991 BA Hons Law); Nottingham Law School (1992 LSF).



East Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

Within: Leading individuals

Gavin Cummings - Browne Jacobson LLP

Within: Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

Regional heavyweight Browne Jacobson LLP has considerable strength in  in both corporate and commercial matters. On the corporate side, the practice's expertise covers international acquisitions and disposals, acting for management teams and private equity houses in private equity transactions, and assisting small to large local businesses with high-profile transactions. It also has a strong track record in corporate reorganisations. The intellectual property and IT sectors are core areas of focus of the commercial practice, with the recent arrival of Selina Hinchliffe from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP bolstering the group’s transactional intellectual property offering. While the team’s experience spans a wide range of sectors, it has especially strong expertise in the public and healthcare sectors. Gavin Cummings, head of business services, and corporate partner Richard Cox jointly head the practice. In a recent highlight, Cox led the team acting for the sellers on the secondary buyout of Addo Food Group, backed by LDC and Fullbrook Thorpe Investments. In another highlight, involving cross-border issues between England and Spain, a team under the leadership of Nigel Blackwell advised the members of Catalyst Corporate Finance Group on the sale of their interests in the group to Alantra Partners. On the commercial side, Paula Dumbill and Birmingham-based practitioner Richard Nicholas assisted Triumph Motorcycles with its worldwide dealer template agreement, which involved co-ordinating local law expertise in seventeen different jurisdictions. Health expert Oliver Pritchard, finance specialist Mark Hughes and data protection expert Helena Wootton are also noted. Other clients include The National Trust, Albumedix and Eurocell.

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