Case Studies

Transfer of BioTech Company – Agronomy

Lisa advised an agronomy research and training company, Crop Management Information, on its transfer of undertakings to Britain’s biggest farmer, Beeswax Dyson Farming, which is owned by Sir James Dyson.

Deborah Green, director of CMI, said: 

I’m very proud of CMI’s achievements. The company has had a considerable influence on UK and European agriculture and I hope that its legacy can continue under the Beeswax umbrella. I wish the Beeswax team every success. Lisa Gray has been fantastically supportive throughout the transitional period.

Multiple Commercial Property Transactions

John Lynch – MD, Bandon Holdings Limited said:

Lisa has carried out all our commercial property work for the last fifteen years and has always provided a prompt, efficient and thoroughly professional service. Her attention to detail is exemplary and has resulted in the successful completion of several complex and very difficult transactions. In all her work, Lisa displays a tenacious defence of her client’s interests, but also a pragmatic attitude when required to close a deal. I would have no hesitation in highly recommending Lisa for all forms of commercial property work.

Share Sale for Accountancy Services Group 

Lisa Gray advised the founders of a corporate group of European wide Umbrella and PSC accountancy service businesses on their pre-sale re-organisation and then the share sale of their UK based operations to a marketing leading operator.

Share Sale of Water Treatment Company

Acted for the founders of a specialist water treatment engineering company selling the entire issued share capital to a European buyer

Acquisition of prime development site in Hull for manufacturing business

Lisa Gray acted on the acquisition of a site for the construction of a large industrial R & D and manufacturing facility to be used as the UK HQ of a global business. The development attracted a Government grant.

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Lease for HMRC offices in Ipswich

Advising the Landlord on the renewal of lease arrangements for offices let to the Secretary of State and various licences for alteration and disposal. 

Acquisition of development site from Heritage Foundation

Lisa Gray advised on the relocation of a car dealership business and their acquisition of a development site for their new showroom and service station

NHS England HQ in Horley

Advising the landlord on the negotiation and renewal of a long lease of the HQ of NHS England office premises in Horley and various licences for alteration.

Investment and Shareholders Agreement

Lisa Gray advised a UK based management team on an investment and shareholders agreement which saw them awarded £6m worth of shares representing 10% of the holding of a UK subsidiary of an Austrian parent.