Longmores Solicitors are delighted to announce that on 7 September 2020, Michael Budd, joined the firm as a Partner and to lead the Company Commercial team.

Michael is a corporate specialist who has worked as a senior solicitor in leading London commercial firms including Weightmans LLP, and Shakespeare Martineau LLP. He brings with him rich experience gained as a lawyer specialising in a broad spectrum of corporate matters, including acquisitions and disposals, restructurings, management buy-ins/outs, joint ventures and corporate finance. Michael has successfully assisted a full-range of clients from SMEs to large corporations and global businesses.

Michael has recently acted for the target company in relation to an investment in it by Coca-cola, a management buy-out of a hardware business for £5million, the sale of the issued share capital of a food business for £18million, and a US client’s competitive bid for a medical packaging company for £350million.

Michael strives to provide clear, commercial advice and aims to be accessible and responsive to his client’s needs. He looks forward to meeting and working with our clients and professional colleagues.

Commenting on his arrival at Longmores, Michael says “Longmores is a leading firm with a rich history; it is staffed by excellent lawyers providing their clients with first class service. The opportunity to join the firm was one that I could not miss”.

Richard Gvero, Joint Senior Partner and Head of Commercial is delighted by Michael’s addition to the team “We are excited to have a corporate lawyer of Michael’s calibre join the firm. His proven track record and expertise in the field of corporate law will be a huge asset to us and our clients and means that we can build on the already first-class commercial services we offer”.

If you would like to meet Michael to see how he and his team may be able to help your business, please contact him on 01992 305234, michael.budd@longmores.law.