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John Baddeley


T. 0114 224 2025 M. 07860 276546

John Baddeley


Department: Company Commercial

Years’ experience in the above area: Over 30 years

About John and his main areas of work:

  • Corporate transactional work advising buyers, sellers and funders
  • Licensing of intellectual property
  • IT Contracts
  • Commercial Agreements

John is the Chairman of Wake Smith Solicitors, a council member of the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and on the Sheffield BID Company's Board of Directors.

Important cases

  • Advised Red Industries Limited on the their refinancing with HSBC and the Purchase of Walley’s Quarry from Tarmac.
  • Acted for the shareholders of Price Thomas Holdings Limited (the holding Company of Granville Oil and Chemicals Limited) in the sale of their shares to Tide Water Oil Co (India) Limited.
  • Advised Spencer Coatings Group Limited on their acquisitions of the Independent Coatings Group and Performance Paints Limited.
  • Advised Evolution Power Tools Limited on a number of international supply and distribution agreements.

Recent articles by John Baddeley

Could March Budget date signal an end of Entrepreneur’s Relief?
The importance of Partnership Agreements for Dental Practices
Wake Smith advises Guardian on acquisition by PTSG
Wake Smith advises Rotherham pallet collar manufacturer on sale
Wake Smith advise on strategic waste management acquisition

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