Rhiannon Hughes

Rhiannon joined Lawrence Stephens’ Corporate team as a solicitor in June 2022.  She qualified in November 2021, and has experience working as Legal Counsel for an established bank in the City. Outside of the office, Read more…

Legal Issues Facing the Metaverse

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The concept of the ‘metaverse’ has attracted much press interest of late, covering the emerging appetite for metaverse investment opportunities, a recent virtual land boom, or where crypto, gaming and capitalism collide. The term ‘metaverse’, which comes Read more…

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Lawrence Stephens Completes Three Acquisitions for Ansor Group

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Lawrence Stephens’ Corporate & Commercial department has completed three major acquisitions for Ansor Group with the acquisition of Dental Excellence, Norwich Orthodontics and Passion Dental. The Lawrence Stephens team, led by Senior Director, Steven Bernstein and assisted by Katherine Read more…

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Employee Ownership Trusts – A Win/Win?

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Have you considered selling your business in a way which is not only tax efficient but which can reward and incentivise your employees at the same time? A sale of your shares to an Employee Read more…

James Lyons

With over 20 years’ experience advising on corporate transactions, James prides himself on providing the same personable and conscientious level of service to a range of clients including entrepreneurs, management teams, SMEs, large private companies Read more…

Furlough After 1 July: What You Need to Know

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Significant changes to the Furlough Scheme made on 1 July require employers to now make a minimum contribution of 10% to furloughed employees’ salaries. The recent changes mark the next step in a phasing out Read more…

Lawrence Stephens Completes Sale of Production Company

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Lawrence Stephens has successfully acted for the owners of production company Production Plus Limited in relation to a sale to Shooting Partners Holdings Limited, part of audio-visual technology group, Anna Valley Ltd. Hertfordshire-based Production Plus Read more…

UK GDPR – Where Are We Now?

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Remember back in 2018 when all anyone talked about was the looming enactment date of the GDPR, and the 25 May deadline was etched in your brain for months? Now, this seems like a distant Read more…

Lucy Cadley

Lucy hails from Norfolk and studied Law at the University of Exeter. After completing her LLM in Legal Practice (Solicitors) at BPP University Law School, Lucy went on to secure work as a Paralegal at Read more…

UK Leads on European Venture Capital Transactions

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The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association released its latest Quarterly Review last week and despite the uncertain macro-economic conditions across Europe, the Report outlines that the UK is leading European venture capital transactions Read more…

The Future Fund: How to fund your future

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As the Coronavirus crisis continues to affect businesses all over the country, the government has introduced a number of different measures to help protect the economy and businesses’ futures. One such measure, announced by the Read more…

COVID-19: Corporate Finance Advice

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With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, each day brings new challenges and announcements on the potential support available to businesses and individuals.

Milana Katz

Since qualifying into the Banking team in November 2019, the majority of Milana’s clients have included leading lenders, banks, alternative debt providers and corporate borrowers.  Milana’s practice focuses on Banking and Secured Lending transactions. She Read more…

Charlotte Hamilton

Charlotte is a Corporate, Commercial and Banking solicitor at Lawrence Stephens. Charlotte expertly advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, primarily acting for challenger banks and alternative lenders and clients in the Read more…

Corporate & Commercial

We make it our mission to understand the strategic goals and business needs of our clients to ensure that we can provide proactive, commercially-focused and practical advice on the strategies and transactions that shape the Read more…

Katherine Zangana

Katherine started her legal career with the firm in 2009 and has been an integral member of the firm’s Corporate & Commercial and Employment teams ever since. Katherine has a diverse client portfolio and significant Read more…

Jeff Rubenstein

As a Corporate Director, Jeff has over 30 years’ experience in various transactional corporate matters, from once in a lifetime sale of a business, to advising corporate clients on strategic acquisitions and expansion plans. Jeff Read more…

Bradley Lee

Bradley, who qualified in 1998, advises corporate entities and private individuals on all areas of corporate and commercial law, together with non-contentious employment work. With a particular focus on owner-managed businesses, SMEs, private equity and Read more…

Aashay Knights

Since qualifying with Lawrence Stephens in 2017, Aashay has gained significant experience in corporate, banking and finance matters, working with clients across a range of sectors including IT, real estate, retail and hospitality. Aashay mainly Read more…

Steven Bernstein

Steven is a co-founder of Lawrence Stephens and brings with him over 30 years of legal experience. Steven has carved out his position by acting for large corporates and owner-managed businesses, as well as establishing Read more…