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Robert Lee

Partner

Robert has over 20 years’ experience in corporate law, he specialises in mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds, corporate restructuring and joint ventures.

"Clients say: "[Robert] is very knowledgeable and good at making sure the detail is taken care of."

Chambers UK

Experience

  • Advising on the disposal of Educare, the UK’s leading provider of essential duty of care and safeguarding training to Tes Global.
  • Advising 101 Films International on its joint venture with The Wonderfilm Media Corporation which launched ‘Wonderfilm Global’ a new film, television and media sales company.
  • Acting for Hilco Capital a prominent financial investor and adviser, that specialises in restructuring and refinancing other companies, working across a broad range of sectors.
  • Advised on the acquisition of construction consultants, Always Group, by international project and construction programme management company, Rhead Group for an undisclosed consideration.
  • Advised SPS Logistics Limited with the sale of the company’s business and assets. 
  • Advised Zebco Sport Europe in connection with MBO and subsequently on refinancing/corporate issues relating to its European group of companies. 
  • Advised Valco Capital Partners on Denby Pottery’s acquisition of Burgess Dorling & Leigh, the producers of Burleigh Pottery. 
  • Advised an international restructuring business on its purchase of international carpet manufacturer Kraus Group, involving cross-border transaction services.
  • Advised CEBA Angels on their investment in games company Caperfly. 
  • Advised an international restructuring business on its purchase of Pochin Concrete Pumping Ltd

Career

Having trained with The Wilkes Partnership, Robert joined WH in 1995 becoming a partner in 1998.

Memberships

  • The Rotary Club
  • Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce

Interests

Robert enjoys squash, history, gardening and walking.

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