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Spratt Endicott

52-54 THE GREEN, SOUTH BAR STREET, BANBURY, OX16 9AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01295 204000
Fax:
Fax 01295 204010
DX:
24204 BANBURY-1
Email:
Web:
www.se-law.co.uk
Banbury, Bicester

Hitendra Patel

Tel:
Work 01295 204108
Email:
Spratt Endicott

Work Department

Company commercial.

Position

Hitendra is a Director in the Corporate and Commercial department, and has over twenty five years’ experience and expertise in corporate and commercial law. His specialisms include mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs and buy-ins, restricting organisations, joint venture arrangements, venture capital investments, shareholder agreements, limited liability partnerships as well as a range of commercial contracts, security documentation and terms and conditions of business.

Career

Qualified 1988; Mischon and Brabner Holden Banks Wilson (now Brabners), Shoosmiths 1996, Partner 1998, Director Spratt Endicott 2002.

Languages

Gujarati.

Member

Former Director of the Banbury Chamber of Commerce

Education

University of Lancaster; College of Law, Chester.


South East: Corporate and commercial

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

Within: Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

The team at Spratt Endicott, which is considered 'excellent value for money', operates principally out of the firm’s Banbury and Bicester offices. Name partner and team head John Spratt is ‘excellent at drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements’, with regular instructions on share purchase agreements, management buy-ins and buy-outs, shareholders’ agreements and international commercial agreements. Director Hitendra Patel provides ‘very practical advice and support on transactions’, with valuable experience of corporate work relating to the technology sector and complex reorganisation projects. Associate Catherine O'Riordan is ‘well organised and has excellent attention to detail’, with expertise in e-commerce law and general commercial matters including data protection and competition law.

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South East: TMT

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The ‘very good, responsive and obliging’ Spratt Endicott handles a broad range of IP considerations, advising clients on privacy policies, licence terms and the IP aspects of corporate transactions, among other matters. Chairman John Spratt leads the IP offering, with assistance from directors Hitendra Patel and David Whiting and associate Catherine O\'Riordan. Whiting is strong for contentious IP issues, bringing his experience of litigation and alternative dispute resolution to assist clients requiring the protection and exploitation of IP rights, while Patel and O’Riordan tend to handle the mainstream advisory IP issues.

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