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Susan Jennings

Susan Jennings

Partner & Head of Corporate

Susan Jennings

Partner & Head of Corporate

Susan Jennings
Locations Chatham
Tel 01634 828277
Email saj@furleypage.co.uk
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Experience includes working with start-ups, incorporation, shareholder agreements, partnerships, partnership agreements and LLP agreements; commercial contract work (including terms and conditions, complex supply agreements, service level agreements, franchise, agency and distribution, licences); corporate finance and security documentation; Management Buy Outs and Buy Ins (MBOs/MBIs); restructuring; merger and acquisition (M&A) work.

Cross sector experience, but particularly strong in automotive, design, manufacture and supply sectors and working with professional practices.

Susan is also a member of our agriculture and rural business team and is experienced in advising upon and drafting farming partnership agreements.

Attitude is can do, practical and commercial.

Worked in private practice since 1997 and qualified as a solicitor in 2000. Became a Partner and Head of the Corporate team at Furley Page in 2008.

Recent key deals include acting for the shareholders of a company which was effecting a reverse take-over of a company listed in Singapore; such company being valued in excess of US$100 million. Acting for a group of companies based in the middle east in respect of an investment of £20 million.  Undertaking the due diligence in respect of 2 UK companies as part of a wider Euro 200 million transaction.  Group refinancing work for a Kent based business.  Drafting and negotiating a complex development and supply agreement in respect of a company supplying products in the aviation sector.

  • Founder member of Kent Corporate Finance Alliance

  • Member Medway Economic Partnership

  • Sponsor and Judge of Medway Business Awards

  • Sponsor of Medway Start-up Scheme

I have used Furley Page for both personal...

I have used Furley Page for both personal and business matters for some 20 years plus.  Some of the issues have been complex but I have always been completely satisfied and I would recommend their services without reserve. Client of Susan Jennings - Terry Quinn

Susan Jennings heads the corporate team and offers...

Susan Jennings heads the corporate team and offers a wealth of experience advising businesses on lower mid-market transactional matters, as part of a broad practice which also features strength in joint ventures and commercial issues. She draws praise from clients for being a "very down-to-earth and approachable" lawyer who "picks up and understands issues quickly and offers relevant and clearly stated advice. Chambers UK 2020 : Susan Jennings

'Susan Jennings was knowledgeable and effective but she...

'Susan Jennings was knowledgeable and effective but she was also approachable, realistic and human which made the process easier.' - 'Susan Jennings is our first port of call - her experience continues to be invaluable.' The Legal 500 2020 : Susan Jennings

Susan Jennings is head of the corporate team...

Susan Jennings is head of the corporate team and an experienced practitioner who handles M&A transactions, joint venture matters and commercial agreements. Sources highlight her "excellent technical knowledge and commercial awareness" and also note that she is "accessible and highly supportive." Chambers UK 2019 - Susan Jennings

'Highly qualified and experienced' department head Susan Jennings...

'Highly qualified and experienced' department head Susan Jennings is recommended for 'always having the client’s best interests at heart and for being pragmatic and practical in her advice'. The Legal 500 2019 - Susan Jennings

Areas of Specialism

Experience includes working with start-ups, incorporation, shareholder agreements, partnerships, partnership agreements and LLP agreements; commercial contract work (including terms and conditions, complex supply agreements, service level agreements, franchise, agency and distribution, licences); corporate finance and security documentation; Management Buy Outs and Buy Ins (MBOs/MBIs); restructuring; merger and acquisition (M&A) work.

Cross sector experience, but particularly strong in automotive, design, manufacture and supply sectors and working with professional practices.

Susan is also a member of our agriculture and rural business team and is experienced in advising upon and drafting farming partnership agreements.

Attitude is can do, practical and commercial.

Career

Worked in private practice since 1997 and qualified as a solicitor in 2000. Became a Partner and Head of the Corporate team at Furley Page in 2008.

Recent key deals include acting for the shareholders of a company which was effecting a reverse take-over of a company listed in Singapore; such company being valued in excess of US$100 million. Acting for a group of companies based in the middle east in respect of an investment of £20 million.  Undertaking the due diligence in respect of 2 UK companies as part of a wider Euro 200 million transaction.  Group refinancing work for a Kent based business.  Drafting and negotiating a complex development and supply agreement in respect of a company supplying products in the aviation sector.

Memberships

Founder member of Kent Corporate Finance Alliance

Member Medway Economic Partnership

Sponsor and Judge of Medway Business Awards

Sponsor of Medway Start-up Scheme

Testimonials

I have used Furley Page for both personal...

I have used Furley Page for both personal and business matters for some 20 years plus.  Some of the issues have been complex but I have always been completely satisfied and I would recommend their services without reserve. Client of Susan Jennings - Terry Quinn

Susan Jennings heads the corporate team and offers...

Susan Jennings heads the corporate team and offers a wealth of experience advising businesses on lower mid-market transactional matters, as part of a broad practice which also features strength in joint ventures and commercial issues. She draws praise from clients for being a "very down-to-earth and approachable" lawyer who "picks up and understands issues quickly and offers relevant and clearly stated advice. Chambers UK 2020 : Susan Jennings

'Susan Jennings was knowledgeable and effective but she...

'Susan Jennings was knowledgeable and effective but she was also approachable, realistic and human which made the process easier.' - 'Susan Jennings is our first port of call - her experience continues to be invaluable.' The Legal 500 2020 : Susan Jennings

Susan Jennings is head of the corporate team...

Susan Jennings is head of the corporate team and an experienced practitioner who handles M&A transactions, joint venture matters and commercial agreements. Sources highlight her "excellent technical knowledge and commercial awareness" and also note that she is "accessible and highly supportive." Chambers UK 2019 - Susan Jennings

'Highly qualified and experienced' department head Susan Jennings...

'Highly qualified and experienced' department head Susan Jennings is recommended for 'always having the client’s best interests at heart and for being pragmatic and practical in her advice'. The Legal 500 2019 - Susan Jennings

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