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Thank you very much for all of your hard work, you have been professional, diligent and commercially minded in achieving my desired result. - Yuwei Hong, Echo Culture and Communication

David Gee

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Solicitor - Corporate & Commercial

David is a corporate and commercial lawyer whose practice is focused on advising businesses and individuals in respect of a wide range of corporate and commercial needs.

Adopting a pragmatic approach to ensure the client's needs are met efficiently and effectively.

David's experience includes working on mergers and acquisitions, secured finance and refinance transactions, advising on a wide range of commercial contracts and licences, as well as dealing with data protection issues.

David's experience and expertise render him well placed to assist with both the internal and external needs of your business. David also writes articles concerning contemporary legal issues and continues to be frequently published in a number of online publications.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance & Security
  • Development Finance & Security
  • Private Equity
  • EIS & SEIS
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Shareholder/Partnership Agreements
  • Commercial Contracts
  • E-Commerce
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Non-disclosure & Exclusivity Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Licences
  • Trademarks
  • Data Protection & GDPR

 

CAREER Highlights

  • Advising a company in respect of the £40million sale of a multi-national business operating in the UK, China and the USA.
  • Advising an accountancy practice in respect of the asset acquisition of a smaller practice with a view to expansion.
  • Advising a property development company in respect of a £9million secured finance facility with Barclays Bank PLC.
  • Advising businesses and individual investors in relation to private equity investment and EIS/SEIS status.
  • Advising a City based construction warranty provider in respect of a joint venture with a City based commercial finance provider.
  • Advising businesses and individuals in respect of the best corporate vehicle for their business.
  • Advising a multi-million dollar holiday resort based in the Turks & Caicos Islands in respect of shareholdings, investment and a shareholders' agreement.
  • Advising a well-known restaurant chain in respect of commercial contracts (including supply, distribution, general terms and conditions, website and app terms of use).
  • Advising a US based research and development company in respect of a collaboration and licence agreement relating to patented artificial knee replacements.
  • Advising a music technology company in respect of the licensing of blockchain technology.
  • Registering trademarks within the UK and within the European Union.
  • Advising an adult entertainment website in respect of the control and processing of sensitive data.

 

Publications

Financing a growing business: could the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) benefit your PR agency? Published by Influence, the business title published by the CIPR: https://influenceonline.co.uk/2019/05/30/financing-a-growing-business-could-the-enterprise-investment-scheme-eis-benefit-your-pr-agency/.

Financing a growing business: should the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) be at the forefront of FD's minds? Published by Financial Director:  https://www.financialdirector.co.uk/2019/04/11/financing-a-growing-business-should-the-eis-be-at-the-forefront-of-fds-minds/

How to take advantage of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Published in The Caterer: https://www.thecaterer.com/business/advice/how-to-take-advantage-of-the-enterprise-investment-scheme

Electronic execution of documents: https://www.fletcherday.co.uk/insight/electronic-execution-of-documents/

Which legal structure should I choose: https://www.fletcherday.co.uk/insight/which-legal-structure-should-i-choose/

 

TESTIMONIALS

"I really appreciate all yours and your colleagues help and advise these past months, you've made a challenging time so much easier for me." - Debbie Hunt, Not Just Travel

 

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Thank you very much for all of your hard work, you have been professional, diligent and commercially minded in achieving my desired result. - Yuwei Hong, Echo Culture and Communication