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Partner

Corporate

Expertise

Jo has practised for over 30 years in the corporate and commercial legal environment. He has vast experience of working with and understanding businesses and uses his legal expertise to help management teams analyse issues, distil advice and identify and achieve solutions quickly and economically. He has acted on both large and small, local, national and cross-border transactions. His main areas have involved mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructures.

Jo Advises

  • Corporate investors
  • Private investors
  • Management teams
  • Private Equity Houses

Experience Highlights

  • The £130m sale of Cumbrian road and aggregates manufacturer to Aggregates Industries plc
  • The £10m restructure of internet based Travel Company LowCost Travel plc by Close Brothers.
  • The £23m value flotation of internet based travel company on AIM
  • The listing on the CISX of Marlwood plc
  • The restructure and listing on AIM of Eagle Eye plc
  • The refinancing with Yorkshire Bank and government loans of internet based Gift Offer provider
  • The £10m buyout of private residential care home chain

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Equity Partner, Donns
  • Equity Partner (Corporate), Ricksons to and post-merger with DWF

Other businesses

  • Legal Advisor to the Trustees of Prevent Breast Cancer Society
  • Various non-executive directorships

Education

  • Solicitor
  • Coventry University, BA in Business Law
  • Manchester Grammar School

Hobbies

Jo is recent past captain of Dunham Forest Golf & Country Club, enjoys bridge and is a life long Manchester United season ticket holder.

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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UK Contact

+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com
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Germany Contact

+49 30 220 131-000 centralservices@gunnercooke.de