• Company & Commercial

    • Jeff

    • Partner
    • I was taught as a newly qualified solicitor that when dealing with corporate clients, it is essential not just to provide them with a comprehensive solution to their legal problems, but also to fully understand their business and how it operates.
    • Experience

    • Advising ITEC Group Limited in connection with the acquisition of various companies in the UK as part of its international strategy to build and consolidate a successful business specialising in the provision of office equipment, print management solutions and IT services. These acquisitions include Portrayal Limited, Time Business Systems Limited, Citrus Digital Limited and Stem Networks Limited.
    • Advising the shareholders and management on the sale of Reliance Fibres Limited, the international company that sources all grades of paper for the manufacturing industry, to Ekman Group AB based in Sweden.
    • Advising the shareholders of Utility Aid Limited, the UK's largest ethical energy broker in connection with the sale to the existing management team.
    • Advising Intrafish Media, part of the global NHST Media Group in connection with the sale of the Fishing News UK business to Kelsey Publishing Limited.
    • Advising NonStop Group Limited, the award wining specialist recruitment company with offices throughout Europe in connectionwith a sale and restructuring of the Group to NonStop Schweiz AG.
    • Meet Jeff

    • Jeff qualified in 1988 and became a partner in a niche corporate practice, advising owner managed entrepreneurial clients on private company mergers, acquisitions and disposals.

      He joined Lawrence Stephens as a partner in 1998 and has continued to develop this specialist area of expertise while at the same time providing his clients with a comprehensive commercial legal service including corporate reorganisation, general corporate matters and private equity-related transactions. Jeff advises on all types of commercial agreements and related legal issues, taking a practical and commercial approach.

      Jeff is married with two children and lives in Bushey, Hertfordshire. A Spurs season ticket holder, he is an enthusiastic golfer and also enjoys travel.

    • "Having now seen first-hand how important it is to have a professional team of advisors, we definitely had a great team behind us to run and complete the deal with Jeff Rubenstein and his team from Lawrence Stephens Solicitors. We were also impressed by his experience and ability to solve problems and issues before they arose which enabled us to maintain an excellent relationship with our buyers." Pankaj Chowdhary - Reliance Fibres Limited