Paul Longland

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Business Client, Bournemouth.

"Steele Raymond’s advice and assistance was as invaluable as ever in completing these acquisitions. Steele Raymond always provide outstanding service levels which is unmatched in my experience."

An introduction to Paul

Paul has over 35 years’ practical experience in advising on a wide range of commercial and business transactions and contracts, many of which have involved an international element.

His approach is not unnecessarily confrontational, but always focused on achieving the best possible outcome for the clients he advises, and often within tight deadlines. Paul has a background with a city law firm and is a member of the firm’s management board

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  • constitutional and governance issues
    advising on constitutional and governance issues for charities and publicly-funded bodies
  • commercial contracts
    dealing with complex commercial contracts, including IT and outsourcing agreements
  • share option schemes
    share option schemes and similar employee incentives
  • banking and finance
    advising in banking and finance transactions for both banks and borrowers
  • corporate reconstructions
    dealing with a wide range of corporate reconstructions, including demergers and group reorganisations
  • intellectual property
    intellectual property advice, documentation and licensing
  • insolvency practitioner
    advising both insolvency practitioners and clients on insolvency procedures and sales
  • structures and partnership-related issues
    advising professional partnerships and LLPs on their structures and partnership-related issues

In Practice

  • Buying & Selling Businesses
    the sale of a pay by phone company to a large national group for a consideration in the region of $50million
  • the sale and listing of a national garden centre group
  • contracts
    the contracts for the digitisation and licensing of a number of national archives
  • energy
    joint ventures in the field of solar energy and biomass technology
  • development & social housing
    advising housing associations on refinancing and banking transactions
  • education
    acting for a number of further education colleges on construction, finance and development contracts
  • buy-out
    the buy-out of minority shareholders in a substantial company involved in the design and manufacture of safety equipment
  • Banking & Finance
    establishing a system of franchising for a company providing financial services throughout the country


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