Blake Morgan appoints experienced partner to join Thames Valley corporate practice

Posted on 13th April 2017
Blake Morgan has appointed an experienced new partner to further strengthen its renowned corporate practice in the Thames Valley.

Simon Staples, a specialist in mergers, acquisitions and disposals, is relocating to join Blake Morgan’s corporate team in the Thames Valley. He brings with him a wealth of experience in advising companies, financial advisers and brokers regarding sales and acquisitions, equity fundraisings, IPOs, secondary issues, public company takeovers and regulatory compliance.

He joins the firm from Ashfords, where he was a partner, and will be based at Blake Morgan’s Reading office. Simon will head up a team that advises some of the leading organisations in the country, along with a diverse range of owner-managed businesses and entrepreneurs.

Manoj Styche-Patel, Divisional Director of Commercial Services said: “Simon brings with him a wealth of experience that adds strength and depth to the Blake Morgan’s  offering, and underlines the firm’s position as a leading corporate practice throughout the Thames Valley and beyond. I am delighted to welcome him to the team.”

The Thames Valley corporate team is acknowledged within the legal industry and in the independent legal directories, as providing a first-class level of service across a wide range of transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions; private equity, corporate governance; management buy-outs; transactions and joint ventures. In the last 12 months the team has advised on a range of transactions , including AIM listings, sales and acquisitions.


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