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Goodman Derrick's Retail Property Team to attend MAPIC 2019

Goodman Derrick will be at MAPIC, the world’s leading retail property conference, from Wednesday 13th until Friday 15th November 2019. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting with our team: Dagmara Selwyn-Kuczera , ...

Goodman Derrick to host Funding London Start-Up Growth Programme

Goodman Derrick’s technology team are hosting the next Funding London Start-Up Growth Programme on Thursday 31st October. Funding London bridge the funding gap for SMEs in London and enable real opportunities for sustainable growth. The programme...

Goodman Derrick advises AFH on £15m fundraising by way of convertible unsecured loan stock admitted to the London Stock Exchange's International Securities Market

Goodman Derrick's Capital Markets team has advised AFH Financial Group plc , the AIM-quoted leading financial planning led investment management firm, on the creation and admission to the International Securities Market of £15m 4% convertible...

Getting in shape seminar - prepare your company and its directors for uncertain trading

Goodman Derrick have joined forces with the Restructuring team at  MHA MacIntyre Hudson  to host a client seminar on Wednesday 25th September.  The evening will provide delegates with practical tips to help them deal with uncertain...

Goodman Derrick to host HR hospitality workshop

Goodman Derrick will be hosting an HR hospitality workshop exclusively for HR professionals within the hospitality sector on the morning of Thursday 19th September. HR professionals in the hospitality sector face many unique challenges....

Goodman Derrick advises The Office Group TOG on the acquisition of The Media Village Fitzrovia

Leading London law firm Goodman Derrick has advised The Office Group (TOG) on their latest acquisition of The Media Village on Great Titchfield Street, a transaction which has brought TOG’s London portfolio to a total of 43 buildings.  This is the...

Goodman Derrick identified as a top ten firm in The Legal 500's Client Service Awards

In one of the biggest research projects of its kind The Legal 500  has sought the views of thousands of law firm clients to assess the UK legal market. Over the course of several months clients were asked to rate the performance of firms in a number of...

Goodman Derrick's Capital Markets team advises specialist small-cap broker, Hybridan LLP on the Sareum Holdings plc equity placing

Goodman Derrick’s Capital Markets team advises specialist small-cap broker, Hybridan LLP on the £0.78m equity placing for Sareum Holdings plc, the specialist small molecule drug development. The Goodman Derrick team was led by Dominic Prentis,...

Goodman Derrick hosts HighCastle panel session on Blockchain

Goodman Derrick’s Corporate Team has recently hosted an expert panel discussion on Blockchain with HighCastle. Tom Boersma, Associate in the Corporate Team, participated on a panel hosted by Ulyana Shtybel, Vice President at HighCastle. The other...

Enterprise - quarterly legal insights for businesses, directors and entrepreneurs

Goodman Derrick's commercial teams have published Enterprise , a new legal insights email for businesses, directors and entrepreneurs. Every quarter our corporate, dispute resolution and employment lawyers will be providing relevant articles...

Directors Duties explained - our podcast guides are available now

Following on from our successful Directors Duties seminar, we have provided a series of guides to swiftly explain the numerous legal duties imposed on company directors and their potentially very serious and expensive implications. Part one is an overview...

Goodman Derrick host social media strategy seminar

In partnership with Martin Thomas, author of the  Financial Times Guide to Social Media Strategy , Goodman Derrick recently hosted a hugely successful social media strategy seminar on the many legal, regulatory and reputational challenges that...

Goodman Derrick and Martin Thomas to host social media conference

Rises and falls in social media: It's on the rise but is your business falling down? In his latest book, the  Financial Times Guide to Social Media Strategy , Martin Thomas highlights the many legal, regulatory and reputational challenges that...

Goodman Derrick host New Banking Next Generation - London Fintech Conference

Goodman Derrick’s corporate team has recently hosted the New Banking. Next Generation Conference. The evening, moderated by David Gilgur, founder of VimesVC, brought together the London Fintech community and included VCs, challenger banks,...

Goodman Derrick advises Lok'nStore on its strategic disposal of Saracen Datastore to Iron Mountain.

Goodman Derrick has advised AIM quoted Lok’nStore Group plc in relation to the strategic disposal of its records management subsidiary, Saracen Datastore Limited, to Iron Mountain (UK) plc.  The consideration paid in cash on completion was...

Goodman Derrick participate in LMS People in Practice Conference 2019

Goodman Derrick participated in  the recent  Law Society Law Management Section’s People in Practice conference 2019. Alison Downie, Employment Partner with Goodman Derrick LLP and LMS Executive member, chaired and spoke at the...

Alison Downie to chair national Law Society People in Practice Forum 6 March 2019

Alison Downie, Employment Partner at Goodman Derrick LLP, is to chair and speak at the Law Society’s national LMS People in Practice Conference on Wednesday 6th March at the Law Society, London. Tailored for law firms, the central theme...

Goodman Derrick's Capital Markets team advise Freshwater plc

Goodman Derrick’s Capital Markets team has advised Freshwater plc on the recommended offer for its entire issued share capital by Raglan House Holdings Limited Freshwater is an independent communications consultancy with more than 50 staff based in...

Goodman Derrick Real Estate and Construction teams to attend MIPIM 2019

Goodman Derrick will be at MIPIM, the world’s leading real estate conference, from Monday 11th until Friday 15th March 2019.  Please contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting with our team: Chris Langan , clangan@gdlaw.co.uk ,...

Goodman Derrick act for TomCo Energy plc, the oil shale exploration, development and technology group, on its AIM placing

Goodman Derrick’s Capital Markets team has acted for TomCo Energy plc, the oil shale exploration, development and technology group focused on using innovative technology to unlock unconventional hydrocarbon resources, on its £532,350 raise by way...

Capital Markets Team advises AFH Financial Group plc on £15 million placing

Goodman Derrick’s Capital Markets team has advised AFH Financial Group plc , the AIM-quoted leading financial planning led investment management firm, on its £15 million placing. This fundraising was undertaken by way of an accelerated bookbuild...

RE: Goodman Derrick recommended across the board in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, the leading legal research directories

Goodman Derrick has once again received a raft of recommendations in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, the leading independent legal research directories. Through their primary research and interviews with buyers of top tier legal services the legal...

Goodman Derrick delivers Pro Bono law advice to clients of Shelter

Over the last ten months Goodman Derrick has supported Shelter’s innovative legal Pro Bono service. Launched in November 2017 in the London borough of Newman, the programme has seen Goodman Derrick provide much needed legal advice to clients of...

Goodman Derrick's specialist Collector Car team have advised Twin Spark Finance in relation to its joint venture arrangements with RM Sotheby's

Goodman Derrick’s specialist Collector Car team have advised Twin Spark Finance Limited in relation to its joint venture arrangements with RM Sotheby’s. Twin Spark Finance Limited is a London-based company, recently established to provide a...

Goodman Derrick have advised AIM-quoted AFH Financial Group Plc - a leading wealth management firm

Goodman Derrick have advised AFH Financial Group Plc, the AIM-quoted leading financial planning led wealth management firm, on its acquisition of the assets of the Colwyn Bay Office from the Joint Special Administration of Beaufort Asset Clearing Services...

Stephanie Brobbey named in the eprivateclient "Top 35 under 35" 2018

Goodman Derrick is delighted to announce that senior associate Stephanie Brobbey has been listed for the first time in eprivateclient’s “Top 35 under 35,” the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners.    ...

Goodman Derrick have advised rEvolution on their acquisition of Revolution Sports Marketing Group

Goodman Derrick have advised rEvolution, the integrated global sports marketing agency, on its acquisition of 80% of the shares of London-based sports marketing agency Revolution Sports Marketing Group. Founded in 2003, rEvolution works with a variety of...

Independents plot a course through the crunch at a casual dining sector roundtable hosted by Goodman Derrick and Christie and Co

Independent operators plotted a course through the so called “casual dining crunch” at a brunch hosted by Goodman Derrick and Christie & Co on 7th June 2018. James Daglish, specialist hospitality lawyer at Goodman Derrick, commented: ...

Goodman Derrick and Christie & Co to host casual dining crunch roundtable

The casual dining crunch is biting hard, and some of the most familiar names on the high street are suffering. The list reads like a who’s who of noughties favourites - Carluccio’s, Byron, Jamie’s Italian, Strada and Prezzo. The regular bad...

Goodman Derrick's corporate team advise Oxford Metrics PLC on the sale of Yotta Surveying Limited

Goodman Derrick has acted for Oxford Metrics PLC on the sale of its subsidiary Yotta Surveying Limited to Ginger Group, a leading international construction and civil engineering company. The sale by Oxford Metrics PLC represented a strategic disposal as...

Goodman Derrick's Capital Markets team advises specialist small-cap broker, Hybridan LLP on the Physiomics plc equity placing

Goodman Derrick’s Capital Markets team advises specialist small-cap broker, Hybridan LLP on the £0.5m equity placing for Physiomics plc. The Goodman Derrick team was led by Dominic Prentis, Partner and Richard Pull, Senior Associate. Goodman...

Goodman Derrick host Welsh law seminar

On 8 March 2018, Goodman Derrick were hosts to an important seminar on the ‘Codification of Welsh Law’. As part of Wales Week in London, the panel of speakers, comprising The Right Hon Lord Lloyd-Jones (Justice of the Supreme Court), Nicholas...

Alison Downie to chair national Law Society People in Practice Forum 28 February 2018

Goodman Derrick partner Alison Downie will chair and present a session at the Law Society national People in Practice Forum on Wednesday 28th February 2018 in London. The Law Management Section annual forum is tailored for law firms with excellent...

Goodman Derrick advises on sale of the majority stake in Simmons Bar Group

Goodman Derrick has advised the sellers on the sale of the majority stake in Simmons Bar Group to a purchase vehicle backed by private equity firm Lonsdale Capital Partners. The Group, which is forecast to generate revenues of around £10 million for...

Goodman Derrick real estate team to attend MIPIM 2018

Goodman Derrick will be in Cannes for MIPIM 2018, the world’s leading real estate conference, from Monday 12th until Friday 16th March. Our team is: Chris Langan , Partner, Real Estate Tim Mould , Partner, Construction Simon Davies...

Goodman Derrick recommended across the board in the latest Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 legal directories

Goodman Derrick has received across the board recommendations from the leading market research directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. The independent directories carry out research with clients of top London law firms and provide detailed...

Goodman Derrick's Corporate Team advises Cantor Fitzgerald Europe on £5m Placing

Goodman Derrick has advised Cantor Fitzgerald Europe as nomad and broker to Pressure Technologies Plc, the AIM-quoted specialist engineering company which designs and manufactures pressure systems for the global energy, defence and industrial gases markets,...

Richard Bailey to join the global delegation at the IBA's annual conference - 8th - 13th October

Richard Bailey will be joining the global delegation of senior IBA members at the organisation’s annual conference in Sydney from the 8th to the 13th October. The International Bar Association, established in 1947, is the world's leading...

Goodman Derrick further strengthens its real estate and construction offering as Dominic Whelan and Tom Pemberton join the firm

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that two experienced partners have joined the firm to further strengthen its offering to the Real Estate and Construction sectors. Tim Langton, senior partner at Goodman Derrick said: “I am very pleased that...

Goodman Derrick host FORA's Real Estate Investing: Working with Far Eastern Clients

Goodman Derrick hosted the latest Family Office Real Estate Advisers (FORA) panel evening on Real Estate Investing: Working with Far Eastern Clients. Over 70 guests from the real estate sector attended and heard the panel speak enthusiastically on investment...

Goodman Derrick wins Court of Appeal case on accidental disclosure of privileged material

In Atlantisrealm Ltd v Intelligent Land Investments (Renewable Energy) Ltd one privileged document (out of 7,389 reviewed) was inadvertently disclosed to the Claimant’s solicitors by a trainee solicitor. This is a common occurrence in large scale...

Goodman Derrick's corporate team complete two technology sector M&A deals

Goodman Derrick’s financial year has started buoyantly with the firm’s corporate team completing two significant technology M&A transactions in May and June The recent closure of the sale of Adsensa Ltd to Exari came quickly on the heels of...

Clare Gilroy-Scott to speak as panellist at Informa's 'Managing the Gig Economy' on Tuesday 10th October

Clare Gilroy-Scott has been invited to speak as a panellist at Informa’s inaugural ‘ Managing the Gig Economy ’ event, on Tuesday 10th October in London. You can view the current agenda here . Clare will be on a panel with David...

60 second interview with Clare Gilroy-Scott employment law partner and former trainee

Q: When did you start with the firm and can you give us a flavour of your experience at Goodman Derrick? A: I started my training contract in September 2001 and worked with the corporate/commercial, employment, media and litigation teams. From day one...

Legal Netlink Alliance - inaugural global conference has strengthened cross border relationships

Legal Netlink Alliance's global conference in London brought together 180 members and guests from 29 countries from Europe, North America, Australia, Brazil, Israel, Japan and Mexico. The first wholly global conference celebrated nearly 20 years of the...

Goodman Derrick promote Clare Gilroy-Scott to partner

City of London law firm Goodman Derrick is very pleased to announce that Clare Gilroy-Scott has been promoted to the firm's partnership. Clare is a very experienced employment lawyer with particular knowledge of the recruitment sector, and has...

Legal Netlink Alliance's inaugural global conference will be held in London from 18 to 20 May 2017

Legal Netlink Alliance - a global alliance of independent law firms offering local knowledge and expertise from 38 countries around the world – will be holding its inaugural global conference in London from 18 to 20 May 2017. The conference, which is...

Alison Downie joint Head of Employment to chair The Law Society Law Management Section People in Practice

Alison Downie, partner and joint head of employment at Goodman Derrick, is to chair and speak at The Law Society flagship annual employment/HR event for law firms: People in Practice on 2nd March 2017. Leading speakers will...

Goodman Derrick real estate team to attend MIPIM 2017

Goodman Derrick will be in Cannes for MIPIM 2017, the world’s leading real estate conference, from Monday 13th until Friday 17th March. Our team is: Chris Langan , Partner, Real Estate Tim Mould , Partner, Construction Ross Sidwell...

Goodman Derrick receives its highest number of client recommendations and rankings from the independent legal directories, Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500

Goodman Derrick has received a number of recommendations across a wide-range of legal disciplines from the leading independent market research directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 . The directories carry out detailed research with buyers of...
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