Solicitors in Market Harborough

COMMERCIAL LAWYERS

Christian Browne, Managing Director, Solicitor (Corporate Finance and Intellectual Property)

 

Chris specialises in corporate, commercial and intellectual property law and is based in our Market Harborough office. He advises on mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity and investments and regularly advises on international transactions. Chris also advises on commercial disputes including director and shareholder disputes, contractual disputes and intellectual property infringement actions.

 

In addition to his role with Summerfield Browne Limited he is also a legal advisor with the Institute of Directors and holds a legal surgery each Tuesday at the IOD’s premises in Pall Mall, London.

 

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Kalpna Mistry, Consultant Solicitor (Commercial)

 

Kalpna is an experienced commercial property lawyer with commercial and planning law experience.  Having worked both in the private and public sector, Kalpna has acted for a wide variety of clients, local authorities, Homes and Communities Agency and developers. Kalpna deals with issues pertaining to business transactions such as negotiating terms and conditions of business and drafting client agreements.

 

Kalpna has many years’ experience in property matters and has acted for both landlords and tenants, drafting and reviewing leases, licences, deeds of surrender, licences to assign and general property advice including forfeiture. Whilst working at various local authorities, Kalpna has given advice to elected members on planning law such as certificates of lawfulness and permitted development rights.Kalpna has developed an understanding on a variety of licensing and planning issues including reviewing matters of judicial review.

 

Kalpna is proactive and gives pragmatic advice and is able to give solutions by thinking outside the box.

 

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Hugh Mulley, Senior Consultant Solicitor (Corporate Finance and Commercial)

 

Hugh is a specialist company and commercial lawyer with over 20 years experience acting for clients across the business spectrum. He advises on a wide range of company and commercial legal matters, including:

1 Buying and selling companies and businesses

2 Shareholders and joint venture agreements

3 Standard terms of business

4 Commercial agreements.

Hugh has a background working in major London law firms and has also spent four years working as a lawyer in the Middle East.  Hugh was recently head of the company and commercial group in a leading Hertfordshire law firm.

Hugh is recognised for giving direct and common sense advice and has a diploma in Corporate Finance giving an extra dimension to the service that he provides.

Hugh lives near St Albans in Hertfordshire and advises clients in the Home Counties and London as well as across the UK.

 

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Des Crichton, Senior Consultant Lawyer (Corporate and Commercial)

 

After qualifying as a barrister, Des spent three years in private practice before moving in-house with BP. Since then he has spent more than thirty years on the commercial side of the energy sector in both large and small companies, most recently with Royal Dutch Shell. Des has specialized in corporate commercial work and has specific knowledge of the shipping industry and the upstream oil and gas sector. As a transactions lawyer, Des has significant experience in corporate, M&A and asset deals as well as joint-ventures, but he has also established and managed in-house legal teams, set up ethics and compliance programmes and managed the relationship between corporations and their external legal advisers - from selection to fee negotiations and performance monitoring.

 

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Andrew Royce, Senior Consultant Solicitor (Corporate and Commercial)

 

Andrew advises businesses in all aspects especially terms and conditions, commercial property, dealing with Banks and mergers and acquisitions. He has been doing this as a solicitor  for over 25 years for businesses up to £50m turnover. Andrew has substantial experience  in commercial advice and strategy, consolidated with an MBA from Lancaster University. He offers specialist insight and proactive advice which all developing businesses now must have.

 

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