Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

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.

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.

Work highlights

Sale of The Club Company to Epiris

Refinancing of Major Hotels Group

Sale of Syntec to Eckoh

Sale of the business and certain assets of Recruitment & Contractor Services Limited

Reorganisation of DNA Fit Limited

ICICI Bank UK Plc’s loan to Lux International AG

Refinancing of Property Company

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