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business sale or purchase

Our Company Commercial team has helped numerous clients to buy and sell many businesses whether by means of a share sale or a sale of goodwill and assets. Those businesses range from small family run businesses to large international companies. We have experience in all sectors – from traditional manufacturing and hotel chains, to insurance brokers, car retail businesses, software developers and high-tech firms.

We are adept at spotting problems and risks early on in the purchase or sale process which means we can provide you with prompt, clear advice on how to best proceed – with minimum disruption or fuss.

Here are some examples of some recent sales and purchases that we have been involved in:

  • Assisting a client in the purchase of a manufacturing business in Vietnam;
  • Sale of the majority shareholding in a large multi outlet car retail business;
  • Sale of 100% shareholding in a software supply and development company;
  • Advising and assisting with the multi-million pound purchase of a family-run construction supply company.

To make an appointment to see one of our Corporate Lawyers, Tim RobertsTroy Warner or Danielle Austin please call on 01908 692769 or contact us.

Opus Hyde House

If you are looking to appoint brokers to market and sell your business or company our Company Commercial team has long-established links with Opus Hyde House Corporate Finance. Although entirely independent from us we have worked with Opus Hyde House on many transactions and together have achieved a number of successful outcomes for our clients.  We recommend Opus Hyde House because of their hard work and persistence, their willingness to be involved at all stages of the transaction, and their pragmatic approach to finding solutions to issues that may arise. To contact Opus Hyde House please click on the following link:  Opus Hyde Corporate Finance

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What our client’s say:

“I was delighted with the help that was given to my company by Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors and their partner Troy Warner during its sale to the next owner. His work was quick and diligent and the costs were modest. You could not ask for a better service.”
John Doggart, Managing DirectorECD Limited

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The Company Commercial Team

  • Tim Roberts Senior Partner
    Company Commercial 01908 689356
    Tim Roberts is Head of the Department and the firm’s Senior Partner. He began his career as a solicitor in the City of London before moving to Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors Company Commercial department. He has over 30 years of experience in Company Commercial and specialises in all aspects of the sale and purchase of companies and businesses, including management buy-outs, corporate restructuring, banking and corporate finance.


  • Troy Warner Partner
    Company Commercial 01908 689313
    Troy is a partner in the Company Commercial team and specialises in the buying and selling of companies, corporate finance, distribution and franchise agreements, supply and manufacturing agreements, and intellectual property.


  • Danielle Austin Solicitor
    Company Commercial 01908 689399
    Danielle Austin is a Solicitor who has experience dealing with Company and Commercial matters as well as Dispute Resolution and Litigation matters.