Hitendra Patel > SE-Solicitors > Banbury, England > Lawyer Profile

SE-Solicitors
52-54 THE GREEN
SOUTH BAR STREET
BANBURY
OX16 9AB
England

Work Department

Company commercial.

Position

Hitendra is a Director and Head of Department of the Corporate and Commercial team.

Hitendra has over 20 years experience in corporate and commercial law, including business sales, mergers and acquisitions, MBOs and MBIs, high value corporate transactions, joint ventures, distributorship agreements and franchises.

Career

Hitendra has been with SE-Solicitors since it demerged from Shoosmiths in 2002. His experience includes a broad range of corporate transactions such as insolvency and corporate restructures, venture capital investments and limited liability partnership.

Hitendra studied at The University of Lancaster and the College of Law in Chester. He completed his training with a leading West Sussex practice and went on to work at Mishcon De Reya and Brabner Holden (now Brabners) before joining Shoosmiths in 1996. He was promoted to partner in 1998 and to Head of Company Commercial in 2022.

Hitendra was a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 2023.

Languages

Gujarati.

Education

University of Lancaster; College of Law, Chester.

Personal

Interests outside work gravitate around (in order of priority) his children, wife, the garden and himself!

Leisure

Hitendra admits with pride that he does not play golf, tennis, cricket, football or other sport.

Lawyer Rankings

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

SE-Solicitors‘s ‘efficient and extremely knowledgeable’ company commercial team advises regional, national and multinational clients across a wide range of corporate and commercial legal services including M&A, business sales, restructures, contracts and competition law. Founding partner Hitendra Patel now heads the team, after John Spratt stepped back to a consultant role. Patel is an expert in M&A, partnership law, corporate finance and agency agreements. Catherine O’Riordan has particular expertise in warehousing and logistics agreements, as well as website terms and policies and distance selling legislation.