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Spratt Endicott
OX16 9AB
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Work Department

Company commercial.


John is the chairman of the company and head of the corporate and commercial team. He acts for a wide range of clients bringing his legal expertise and a pragmatic, commercial approach to mergers and acquisitions, restructures and commercial contracts. John’s experience spans over 30 years in company and commercial law, during which he has advised companies and other organisations on a wide range of transactions and agreements. John is proud to have long-standing and close working relationships with many of his clients. His helpful, pragmatic and commercial approach to problems solving has resulted in a strong and loyal client base and high level of client referral.

He is regularly instructed on the sale and purchase of shares and businesses; management buy-ins and buy outs; shareholders’ agreements and group re-organisations and drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements of high valued for UK and international clients.


Previously a partner of Shoosmiths.


Governor of Bloxham School; director of Banbury Trust Museum


Keble College, Oxford (BA Jurisprudence).


Tennis, shooting, vintage cars.

Lawyer Rankings

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

Spratt Endicott advises foreign and domestic clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including M&A, restructures, contracts, and competition law, all areas of specialism of practice head John Spratt. Highly active in the team, associate Catherine O’Riordan advises on competition, consumer, e-commerce and IP law. The recent arrival of cross-border M&A expert associate James MacDonald has further bolstered the firm’s offering.

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Spratt Endicott handles commercial disputes for a wide array of various clients but with a particular focus on professional services companies. The team is led by John Spratt , and in Anis Waiz has a specialist in finance and banking disputes. Senior associate Petra van Dijk handles IP and shareholder litigation.