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Beverley is an experienced corporate finance lawyer. She joined Acuity in 2002, a few months after qualifying, and was promoted to partner in 2008.

Beverley has a strong track record in advising clients across a diverse range of sectors. She has strong technical legal skills and a wealth of experience in corporate and finance transactions.

  • Corporate deals and transactions – mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Private equity funded transactions and PE backed buy and build strategies
  • Banking and finance transactions, including complex and structured arrangements
  • Commercial projects and contracts, including long-term contracts and joint ventures

Corporate Transactions

  • Acting for healthcare staffing provider Independent Clinical Services in its acquisition of ProClinical Limited, a leading recruitment agency in the pharma and life sciences sector with subsidiaries in the US, Germany, Switzerland and Singapore
  • Advising FTSE 250 company Capita plc on various high-value and complex corporate transactions
  • Acting for Brickability, a leading building materials firm in the UK construction sector, on various acquisitions as part of its ongoing growth strategy
  • Acting for Lenstec Optical Group in relation to the acquisition of a minority shareholding by Israeli based Shamir Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of optical lenses

Banking & Finance

  • Acting for IQE plc, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced semiconductor wafer products, in relation to a US$35 million multi-currency revolving credit facility
  • Acting for investor and manager Warwick Capital Partners on its funding agreements with a joint venture funding partner and taking its committed capital to £98m
  • Acting for LifeCare Residences, an international retirement community operator, on its complex financing and security arrangements, including development funding for London’s first luxury retirement community in Battersea and subsequent refinancings of its retirement villages in the UK
  • Acting for the UK’s sixth largest building society, Principality, on its involvement as funding partner for a flagship regeneration scheme to create a £100 million urban village, a vibrant and sustainable new community in Cardiff with 800 homes
  • Acting for Creditsafe, the global business intelligence specialists, in a multi-currency revolving credit facility involving group companies across Europe

Accolades

  • The Banking & Finance Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.

  • The Banking & Finance Team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500.

  • The Corporate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500.

  • The Corporate Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.

Words from our clients

  • “Clients say Beverley provides ‘very sound advice’.”

  • “Beverley Jones ‘has been very diligent and assiduous’.”

  • “Beverley Jones is hardworking, commercial and responsive.”

  • “Beverley Jones is a safe pair of hands.”