Ranked in Chambers and Partners


The results of Chambers and Partners 2015 is now in and Needle has been ranked Band 3 while our managing partner, Sharon Needle, has been ranked Band 2.

Below is their report:

Corporate/M&A - Yorkshire

What the team is known for Provides experience across the full spectrum of corporate matters, including acquisitions, disposals and reconstructions. Experienced in advising on international cases, including those involving Islamic finance.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"Excellent lawyers with a commercial outlook and sensible as regards fees."

Work highlights Advised Dermal Diagnostics on a working capital investment which involved complying with Islamic finance requirements.

Acted on the £14 million disposal of Aromatherapy Assoicates to B&B Investments.

Notable practitioners

Sharon Needle is described as "very good technically," and clients appreciate her ability to "articulate in a way we can understand."

Significant clients KeyCare, Malosa, Optivi, Nemaura Pharma, ABF Europe.