Alex Canham

Areas of Responsibility:

Working with the Corporate & Commercial Department since 2010, Alex advises clients on a variety of corporate matters including, share sales and purchases, corporate restructurings, company option schemes and shareholders' agreements. Alex’s commercial experience includes intellectual property matters (trademarks, copyright and branding), distribution arrangements and  I.T. and software contracts.

Alex is responsible for the firm’s international offering and is a member of the IR Group. For further information please click here. 

Experience / Recent Projects:

Alex’s recent experience includes:

•Advising a leading recruitment job board on a management buy-out for an eight-figure consideration.
•Advising on a fund raising and acquisition programme undertaken in conjunction with a private equity investor.
•Advising multiple financial advisory businesses on acquisitions and disposals, with consideration ranging from £500,000 to upwards of £20,000,000.
• Advising a London-based nursery chain on an eight-figure refinance and restructuring of its security.
•Advising on a joint venture between well-known house developers.
•Advising a well known fashion brand on a six-figure investment and subsequent restructuring of its business.
•Advising on the English legal implications of international joint venture and supply contracts.
•Assisting with the acquisition of the core assets and business of several domiciliary care businesses.
•Advising international organisations on the protection of their UK intellectual property portfolio.
•Brand protection advice to inventor of new confectionary product.
•Advising UK business on alleged copyright and database right infringements.
•Drafting terms and conditions of sale for a variety of national retailers and suppliers.

Client quotes

“Your professionalism and business knowledge were invaluable - particularly as we hit the bumps in the road. You were also a pleasure to deal with. I would have no hesitation in recommending Herrington Carmichael to anyone.”
Julian Mellentin

“We would like to thank Alex and Kate for their professionalism, efficiency and overall patience whilst assisting us in the sale of our business.  We found that both Alex and Kate were quick to respond to us and our buyers legal team, there were no unnecessary delays and everything was dealt with promptly and without fuss. Overall we were extremely satisfied and impressed by the service delivered to us.”
Stephen Lawrence

"We recently used Alex and the team at Herrington Carmichael to sell our business. We were extremely impressed with both their technical knowledge, and importantly, their commercial awareness. At all times we felt that our interest were being represented professionally and their commitment and actions led to an efficient and successful transfer of the business. I would highly recommend Alex and would certainly use the services of Herrington Carmichael again."
Mark Ogden

“We would like to thank Alex and his team for the speed of service and the efficient manner in which the sale of our business was conducted and concluded. Having no experience of the procedures and requirements involved we greatly appreciated their professional help and guidance.”
Robert Duff & Graham MacNeill

Interests and Hobbies

An active sportsman, Alex can regularly be found playing for his local Sunday league team, watching his beloved Manchester City or on the golf course.
Alex is also a keen traveler who uses time away from the office to explore the U.S.A and Europe.