Sound legal advice throughout every stage of your company’s development.
BPE has acted for Mears for more than a decade. We have relied upon their no-nonsense, ‘can do’, commercial support from our initial float. Their partner-led approach, headed by John Workman, means we are treated like a valued client at all times and we have trusted them to deliver on numerous complex acquisitions.
From starting up and structuring a business to development through growth, join ventures, buying or selling, from floating on the stock market to creating and implementing an exit plan, our Corporate team understand your business needs at every stage.
Businesses need legal advice throughout their development. From starting up and structuring a business to development through growth, joint ventures, buying or selling, from floating on the stock market to creating and implementing an exit plan.
The breadth and depth of expertise within our Corporate team often sees us working with companies throughout their lifecycle. From initial set up and corporate compliance to raising finance, employee and management incentives, private equity investment, management buy outs, floatation, liquidation or restructuring.
The Corporate team has been ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500.
BPE Solicitors runs an "experienced and approachable" corporate group, with an active banking practice and "particular strength in the SME space" according to Legal 500 2019.
Mears Group PLC
BPE has been working with Mears since 1996 when, as an SME, the company was turning over £6million. Soon after, BPE supported chairman, Bob Holt with the flotation of the company on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange, creating Mears Group. The relationship continued with a flurry of key acquisitions including Haydon & Co which added more than 500 employees to the existing 83 staff and by 2005, BPE had helped Mears reach a turnover of £203.5 million with a £1 billion order book.Read more