Alex  Canham

Alex Canham

Partner - Herrington Carmichael LLP

Contact Details

Jurisdiction
  • England
Address
27 Broad Street
Wokingham
RG40 1AU
Wokingham
England
United Kingdom

Practice Area Membership(s)

  • Banking & Finance

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Biography

Having worked for Herrington Carmichael’s Corporate and Commercial team since 2010, Alex specialises in co-ordinating, structuring and advising on corporate transactions and regularly advises clients based in both the United Kingdom and internationally on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings and corporate re-organisations.

 

A solicitor qualified admitted to the Supreme Court of England & Wales, Alex offers pragmatic and commercial solutions to clients both looking to invest in the united Kingdom or to export their services or expand into new territories around the globe.

Recent work includes:

  • Advising on an investment of in excess of GBP£5,000,000 in a private renewable energy initiative, negotiating favourable secured protections for a junior lender.

 

  • Advising senior stakeholders on the issue of further loan note securities to raise finance for a major acquisition in the financial services sector.

 

  • Advising banks and private lenders on structured and tiered debt solutions.

 

  • Drafting and negotiating inter-creditor arrangements and deed of priority/subordination.

 

  • Undertaking due diligence reviews on complex debt structures for group companies.

 

  • Advising well-known national banks and financial institutions on facilities granted both to owner-managed businesses and international organisations.

 

  • Drafting security documents to protect a variety of financial interests, including deferred consideration payments in corporate transactions.

 

  • Advising on the structure and subordination of junior debt in a multi-party corporate acquisition financed by private equity, private individuals and major financial institutions.

 

  • Advising a UK –based company on the sale of its shares to an Australian sportswear retailer in exchange for equity securities, subject to escrow terms. Further advising on the pre-listing proposals.

 

  • Administering escrow accounts and advising clients on the terms of lock-up / escrow arrangements.

 

  • Advising on a crowd-funded fundraising project for an online start-up business.

 

  • Advising a nationwide financial advisory firm on its GBP£8m simultaneous acquisition of four targets from a PLC company.

 

  • Advised on the management buy out of leading on-line recruitment business in a deal worth in excess of GBP£10m.

 

  • Advised on the acquisition of a majority stake in an international customs clearance business from a Hong Kong private equity fund looking to enter the UK market.

Herrington & Carmichael LLP is a leading commercial law firm based in the United Kingdom; its clients ranging from individuals to international businesses and offering advice on corporate and banking services, property and real estate matters, tax and estate planning, employment law and dispute resolution / litigation.

 

Herrington & Carmichael LLP aims to establish and build long-term relationships with its clients, taking the time to understand their business, long-term objectives and concerns. With experience of working with clients looking to invest or expand into the United Kingdom, the firm offers high-quality and commercially astute advice to both private individuals and businesses alike.

 

The Corporate and Commercial Team is highly experienced, working with clients across a range of industry sectors. Expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, corporate structuring, commercial contracts and Intellectual Property. The team also offers a range of due diligence and legal audit solutions.

 

The Real Estate Team is the largest in the local area and regularly deals with matters including property development and plot sales for both regional and local house builders. Services for land owners include advice in connection with the sales and purchase of land for development, option agreements, overage arrangements and security documentation. Landlord and tenant services are also provided with the team regularly advising on the grant, renewal and assignment of leases.

 

With its offices situated in the south-east of England (within 30 minutes of London Heathrow Airport), Herrington & Carmichael LLP is well position to assist clients based both in the United Kingdom and internationally.

 

 

Firm Description

Herrington Carmichael LLP is a leading commercial law firm based in the United Kingdom; its clients ranging from individuals to international businesses; offering advice on corporate and banking services, property and real estate matters, tax and estate planning, employment law and dispute resolution / litigation.

Herrington Carmichael LLP aims to establish and build long-term relationships with its clients, taking the time to understand their business, long-term objectives and concerns.

With experience of working with clients looking to invest or expand into the United Kingdom, the firm offers high-quality and commercially astute advice to both private individuals and businesses alike.

The Corporate and Commercial Team is highly experienced, working with clients across a range of industry sectors. Expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, corporate structuring, commercial contracts and Intellectual Property. The team also offers a range of due diligence and legal audit solutions.

The Real Estate Team is the largest in the local area and regularly deals with matters including property development and plot sales for both regional and local house builders. Services for land owners include advice in connection with the sales and purchase of investment property and land for development, option agreements, overage arrangements and security documentation. Landlord and tenant services are also provided with the team regularly advising on the grant, renewal and assignment of leases.

With its offices situated in the South-East of England (within 30 minutes of London Heathrow Airport), Herrington Carmichael LLP is well positioned to assist clients based both in the United Kingdom and internationally.