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Rebecca Robinson


Department: Company Commercial

Years’ experience in the above area: 14

About Rebecca and her main areas of work:

  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Disposals
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate Reorganisations and general company work
  • Joint Ventures/Partnerships and Business start-ups
  • Commercial Agreements and terms and conditions

Important/Significant cases:

  • Recent transactions include advising on:
  1. the disposal of the entire issued share capital of Spencer Coatings Group Limited, one of largest high performance industrial coating manufacturers in     the UK to Axalta Coating Systems, an New York Stock Exchange listed company, for an undisclosed sum;
  2. the sale of Granville Oil & Chemicals Limited, a manufacturer of motor oils, and automotive chemicals and distributor of Turtle Wax®, Rain-X®, GUNK®, and Autosol® products, to the Indian Stock Exchange listed Tide Water Oil Company for £9.59million; and
  3. the sale of Hulley’s Frozen Foods, a nationwide frozen food and ice cream wholesaler and distribution company, to North Shields-based group Kitwave.
  • Advising in connection with cross-border joint ventures involving companies based in the US, Australia and European countries;

  •  Corporate restructures including buying out divisions of a business and/or retiring shareholders by way of demergers and share for share exchanges;

  •  Active in the firm’s appointments to HSBC, Yorkshire Bank, Lloyds Banking Group and Santander in connection with transactions, reorganisations and general banking advice.


"We would like to give a heartfelt thank you to Rebecca from Wake Smith for her advice and knowledge, support, patience, encouragement, promptly responding to all enquiries as well as the great level of communication. Wake Smith provided an excellent service with a personal touch. They were also able to work around our tight deadline. We are pleased we used Wake Smith firm and we will highly recommend your services to all." - Unity Gym Project

“Rebecca always responded to my enquiries promptly and I found her advice and support invaluable. It has been an incredibly stressful time and without her knowledge I wouldn’t be in the place I am now. I can’t thank her enough".

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