HR advice from Kim Hayton, HR Director at FDR Law Q: What is the impact of mental health illness in the workplace A: Depression, stress and anxiety are the largest causes for UK sickness absence with 15.8 million work days lost in 2016*, and the...
Margaret gained a law degree from Nottingham University and has worked as part of FDR Law’s dedicated commercial team since being admitted as a solicitor in 1999. She was appointed a partner in 2004.
Margaret specialises in non-contentious commercial law, with particular focus on corporate and commercial transactions, and property matters. Much of her corporate experience has been centred on company acquisitions, disposals and mergers as well as restructuring, re-financing, corporate finance and securitisation work. As part of that work she has expertise in intellectual property, contracts, warranties, shareholders agreements, corporate governance and constitutional issues and general company law issues.
Margaret is experienced in dealing with a variety of corporate transactions as well as a broad range of commercial contracts. She offers commercial and practical legal advice to her clients as well as being committed to getting the best deal done.
In the property field, she is well respected for her commercial lease and development work, as well as the advice she provides to both the private and public sector on development and regeneration projects. Margaret also advises on planning law and construction documentation.
Margaret is a member of the Bank of England’s North West consultative panel.
When not buying and selling businesses and companies Margaret is kept busy with her young children and enjoys walking, swimming, reading and spending time with her family.