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R&B Switchgear acquires Merseyside rival to boost expansion

Our corporate team has advised Lancashire-based R&B Switchgear Services Ltd, founded in 1985 and a manufacturer and service company for Electrical Switchgear, on its acquisition of Switchgear Integrated Maintenance (SIM) Ltd. The acquisition will complement and enhance R&B’s knowledge base and support of GEC ALSTHOM low voltage switchgear for products dating from pre-1960 to present… Read more »

SAS Daniels names head of office for Chester

Law firm SAS Daniels LLP has made corporate partner Kaye Whitby its new Chester office head following strong growth at the firm. Kaye, who specialises in corporate transactional and commercial work, has been promoted to the role after becoming a partner in 2008. Kaye advises business clients on a range of matters including corporate structures,… Read more »

SAS Daniels advises High Court Enforcement Group on CN Gaunt acquisition

The corporate team at North West law firm SAS Daniels LLP has advised the largest privately-owned enforcement company in England and Wales on the acquisition of CN Gaunt & Son as it looks to expand. High Court Enforcement Group (HCE Group), which has offices in Cardiff, Colwyn Bay, London, Liverpool and Swansea, acquired the Bradford-based… Read more »

New home for a new Cirrus following merger

Leadership and brand engagement specialist Cirrus has taken more than 4,000sq ft at Sandfield House, Wilmslow. The company, which works with clients including Marks & Spencer, Asda and Pentland Brands to develop leadership and brand engagement, has agreed a lease on a sizeable first floor office. As well as allowing for future growth for the… Read more »

£11m refinance for BiG Storage

Self storage operator BiG Storage has secured a £11m, five-year refinancing deal with Allied Irish Bank (GB). BiG runs storage sites in Lancaster, Morecambe, Chester, Warrington, Macclesfield and Handforth. Andrew Donaldson of BiG Storage said: “We are delighted to have secured a competitive refinance deal with our new bankers Allied Irish Bank (GB) who we… Read more »

Corporate team completes £100 million of deals in 2012

Our corporate and commercial teams completed deals totalling more than £100 million in the last year, despite the challenging economic environment. The corporate team led by partner Jeremy Orrell and commercial team led by Kaye Whitby, clocked-up the figure across 26 deals. It marks a rise of some £70 million from last year’s total deals… Read more »

Cheshire Professionals launch new corporate membership organisation

Over 130 people attended the Cheshire Professionals launch on 24 January 2013 to learn about the new corporate membership organisation set up to support the professional services community in Cheshire. The launch event took place at the Innovation Centre, (Sci-tech), Daresbury. Attendees to the event received presentations from Nigel Haddon, Chair of Cheshire Professionals; John… Read more »

Law firm sees increase in calls over shared parenting bill

Cheshire law firm SAS Daniels LLP has seen a sharp increase in separating parents seeking advice after becoming confused about the heavily publicised Shared Parenting Bill. Leading family lawyers at the firm in Macclesfield commented that parents who are in the process of separating are becoming confused about the new legislation, with many wrongly under… Read more »

Moneio on growth path after office expansion

The owner of loan broker Moneio, which owns the Freedom Finance brand, has taken on an extra 5,000 sq. ft. lease in Atlantic House as it looks to expand staff numbers to more than 150 people. Moneio, which also owns loans website The Lending Wizard, was advised on the deal by North West law firm… Read more »

SAS Daniels appointed as GTA England’s legal firm

North West law firm SAS Daniels LLP has been appointed as the legal firm for national membership organisation, GTA England. The not-for-profit group, which is headquartered in Blackburn, was founded in 2009 to help group training organisations (GTAs) across the country deploy work-based training and apprenticeship schemes. The organisation aims to raise the profile of… Read more »