Greater Manchester and the North West (with many London and National clients)
Joe has practised for over 30 years in the corporate and commercial legal environment. During that time he has acted for private equity houses, corporate investors, private investors and management teams. He has acted on both large and small, local, national and cross-border transactions. His main areas have involved mergers, acquisitions and corporate re-structures. He considers that he brings his vast experience of business understanding allied to his legal knowledge to enable him to analyse problems, distil advice and bring solutions quickly and economically.
Joe's primary role is acting for wide range of businesses from Incorporation to Flotation including LLP's and Partnerships.
He has extensive experience in M&A and Restructures and provided advice to shareholders and directors on Succession Planning.
Joe's client base includes clients in the following sectors:
- Travel and Leisure;
- Retail and Manufacture;
- Engineering; and
Additionally, Joe has had many years experience drafting both standard and extremely complex commercial agreements - e.g. confidentiality agreements (NDAs), franchising matters, outsourcing contracts, service agreements, supply contracts, affiliate agreements, agency agreements, software and general licence agreements and service level agreements and other licence agreements.
gunnercooke is an award-winning corporate and commercial law firm founded to challenge, improve and evolve the way legal services are delivered to businesses.
We were established in September 2010 and in December 2015 reached over 100 partners, operating nationally from offices in London and Manchester.
The firm has won over 20 national and international awards for innovation and service and were recently shortlisted for UK law firm of the year at The British Legal awards.
We believe in being different and our main differentiating factors are:
Certainty over fees – We scope all matters in detail and provide clients with a fixed, certain cost wherever possible.
Certainty over seniority – We are a partner only model. All partners join us having spent at least 10 years at leading national and international firms or in business.
Certainty over innovation - We are committed to constantly improving the way that we work with clients. We will continue to invest in technology and training to ensure that our offering remains innovative and in-line with the progress of clients’ businesses.
These elements allow us to provide real value for money with brilliant client service at the heart of our offering.
For more information on how we stand out from other firms please view our short presentation at http://gunnercooke.com/about-us/