Laurence advises clients in regulated sectors, particularly FCA-authorised firms, charities, education sector bodies, sports industry companies and PLCs, on a range of commercial and corporate matters. These include sales and sourcing agreements, joint ventures and collaborative working, public procurement and state aid, funding agreements and constitutional arrangements, all of which are affected by constant regulatory updates.
He also advises on corporate finance matters such as capital raisings and public takeovers.
- Advising on the acquisition and renovation of the nationally significant Wentworth Woodhouse property using a funding package which included £7.6m of public money as announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Autumn Statement in November 2016
- Acting for Sheffield International Venues on the contractual and procurement arrangements for the English Institute of Sport Sheffield, a large indoor sports facility.
- Advising Westfield Health on the acquisition of businesses in the insurance and health sectors including Bolton & District Hospital Saturday Council (trading as UK Healthcare)
- Advised Electronic Data Processing Plc on its £12m sale to Eagle Bidco 2018 Limited.
“Has a good knowledge of complex issues paired with advice that is always well researched.” – Legal 500 2019