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John Connolly

Senior Associate in Business Law

About John

John is a Senior Associate in the Business Law team, working out of the firm’s Guildford office.

John has acted for a broad range of clients, handling many business law issues and transactions, such as M&A, restructuring, corporate reorganisations and corporate governance matters.

Some of the sectors he has worked in include insurance, education and retail.

John’s notable experience includes:

  • acting in the multimillion pound sale of a prominent insurance business
  • advising a commercial waste exporting business on a funding package with an alternative lender for a management buyout
  • the sale of a high-end chocolatier to a global retailer
  • the reorganisation of a PLC providing global education services
  • acting for a luxury cosmetics brand in a UK acquisition
  • acting for a multi-national bio-tech security company in share issues and investments
  • acting for a venture capitalist in investing in the private education space
  • performing corporate transaction document reviews and reports for high-street banks and lenders

During his spare time John loves to travel, go to the gym and take long walks on the Sussex coast and downs.


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