01 August 2020 will see the start of some of the most significant changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“Scheme”). From 01 August 2020, the level of Government grant will reduce and the reduction will continue each month until the end...
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 and heads up the Corporate and Banking team and oversees the Electrical Easements Team.
Margaret specialises in non-contentious commercial law, with particular focus on corporate and commercial transactions.
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 shareholders agreements, corporate governance and constitutional issues and general company law issues.
Her primary focus is the M&A market and her corporate workload covers the full breadth of corporate legal services to a range of owner managed business clients from individuals to banks, investment funds, management teams, entrepreneurs and SMEs with particular focus on corporate transactional work and includes: advising on business medium, structure, shareholders agreements, EMI schemes, corporate finance including refinancing and securitisation, MBO’s, share and asset sales and acquisitions, company restructuring, commercial contracts.
She offers commercial and practical legal advice to her clients as well as being committed to getting the best deal done, she works closely with her clients, often assuming a role of “trusted advisor” as well as legal counsel and is accustomed to working as part of a client’s professional team and working closely with other external professionals on specific projects.
When not buying and selling businesses and companies Margaret is kept busy with her family and enjoys walking, swimming, reading and socialising over a polite beverage or two.