Madeleine Chapman James

Senior Associate
Recent Work

Madeleine is a senior associate in both our Corporate and Corporate Healthcare teams.

She focuses on acquisitions and disposals, shareholder agreements, investments and company formations, and she is experienced in drafting sale and purchase agreements, disclosure letters and board minutes and resolutions.

Madeleine has particular expertise in the healthcare sector, having worked extensively with Portman Dental Care, the largest active acquirer of dental practices in the UK, on the sale and purchase of dental practices. She deals regularly with partnerships and expense-sharing arrangements, acting for both buyers and sellers.

Madeleine is also adept at the property-related aspects of wider corporate transactions, including commercial lettings, acquisitions and disposals.

  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Company formations
  • Banking and finance
  • Shareholders’ agreements and investment agreements
  • Dental business structures
  • Madeleine is one of the lead advisers to Portman Dental Care, an award-winning dental provider with over 200 practices in the UK, Ireland and Benelux
  • Assisting in several refinances of over £18 million
  • Assisting on Bridgend based Brickability Group plc (corporate acquirer of the year at the 2018 and 2019 Insider Media Wales Dealmaker Awards) on the completion of a number of its company acquisitions
  • Assisting on the sale of an international ship management business to V Group, part of Advent International
  • Assisting on the corporate aspects of a property joint venture for the development of a new school, sixth form centre and residential homes
  • Assisting in the international sale of Harris Pye Engineering Group Limited to Joulon EU Acquisitions S.à.r.l
  • Part of the Acuity healthcare team that advised Portman Dental on the successful purchase of nine dental businesses within five weeks in England
  • The Corporate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500
  • The Corporate Team is ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners
  • Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year – Wales Legal Awards 2020
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