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Prominent lawyer joins the Endeavour Partnership team

Posted by Lotty Reeves on 22nd February 2018

It’s been a busy start to 2018 for us as we’re on a recruitment drive and we have welcomed another new face to our team.

Nigel Williams is a well-known dealmaker in the region and previously headed up the Teesside office of a large, national practice before assisting in their corporate practice in Leeds for several years, working on a variety of high value corporate transactions with a particular focus on manufacturing and the chemical sectors.

Throughout his 25-year career, Nigel has advised many locally-based, privately-owned businesses, as well as national and international clients such as Sembcorp Utilities and PD Ports.

Recent transactional work includes advising the shareholders of Scientific Laboratory Supplies on their merger with France-based Dominique Dutscher SAS and advising the shareholders of Chemoxy International on their refinance and then subsequent sale to global chemical manufacturer Novacap SAS.

Nigel has also carried out work in the public sector, including advising the local authority owners of Durham Tees Valley Airport in relation to their shareholding. Nigel also helped establish and acted as company secretary to Tees Valley Regeneration throughout its ten-year life.

Nigel, originally from Middlesbrough, joins Endeavour as a partner in the corporate department and will be responsible for handling a variety of transactional work, business development and mentoring other members of the team.

Speaking about joining Endeavour, Nigel said:

“Teesside is where I grew up and I am delighted to be joining a local firm with such a great reputation. Endeavour is thriving right now and has some fantastic clients. I am looking forward to helping them as well as new clients realise their growth ambitions.”

Managing partner at Endeavour Partnership, Paul Bury, said:

“Nigel is one of the North’s most prominent commercial lawyers and is well-known and highly respected throughout the industry. He joins us at a very important time in our development as 2018 is set to be very busy and we have some big growth plans, to which Nigel will be pivotal.”

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