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Alex Ross

Alex Ross

Partner | Head of Company & Commercial

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a.ross@bellbuxton.co.uk
t: 0114 220 2190

Accolades
Legal 500 Recommended LawyerLegal 500 Leading Lawyer 2019

Alex Ross is Partner who specialises in business and corporate law. Alex leads the department and is singled out by clients as ‘a thorough and fair-minded lawyer who always has pragmatic solutions for complex problems’ - The Legal 500 [2019]. He is described in earlier editions as ‘meticulous’ and is recommended for "advising on MBOs/MBIs, M&A, minority shareholder advice, partnership and shareholder agreements and disputes, distribution and agency agreements, corporate finance, and succession issues."

His team is recommended in the Legal 500 for their expertise in corporate and commercial law in Sheffield and are described as ‘professional, thorough and approachable’.

Alex joined Bell & Buxton in 1997 after qualifying as a solicitor in 1995 and became a Partner in 1999.

He is the head of the Company/Commercial department at Bell and Buxton and has particular expertise in:

- Management Buy Outs/Ins;
- Corporate acquisitions and disposals;
- Terms of business;
- Partnership and shareholder agreements and disputes;
- Distribution and agency agreements;
- Corporate finance, including invoice discounting arrangements;
- Succession issues relating to businesses.

Alex and the team were recommended in the Legal 500 (2017 and 2018/2019 editions).

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Cases

Recent Transactions include:

  • £1.9m management buyout of Sheffield business;
  • Reorganisations of several groups of companies;
  • Sale of an insurance broking business;
  • Setting up a case reward scheme for operation in various jurisdictions;
  • £1.3m acquisition of Sheffield business;
  • £1.1m management buyout of a Sheffield company group;
  • The dissolution of a farming partnership and safeguarding the integrity of the farm itself.