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Howard Taylor Howard Taylor

Howard Taylor

Howard is a corporate lawyer specialising in the sale and purchase of companies and businesses, private equity transactions, joint ventures and public company listings and fundraisings.

Howard also advises on a wide variety of other corporate law matters, including company reorganisations and refinancings, shareholder agreements and lending and security documentation. 

Howard works with both domestic and international clients across a range of business sectors, including technology, financial services, food and beverages, manufacturing and chemicals.

Recent transactions include advising an incoming management team on their acquisition of a financial services business funded by private equity, advising on the sale of a software business to a German IT software company, advising an international chemicals group on two acquisitions and advising the sellers of an IT services provider to a US venture capital firm.     

Howard obtained a LL.B honours degree in 1994 from King’s College, London. Howard was called to the Bar in 1995 and subsequently re-qualified as a solicitor in 2000.

Howard joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2016 and was made a partner in 2019.


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