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Steinfeld Law advises owners of prestigious independent girl’s preparatory school on sale

May 17, 2019

Steinfeld Law acted for the owners of The Village School in Hampstead on its sale to Chatsworth Schools for an undisclosed sum. The Village School was founded in 1985 by Carol Gay and Fanny Prior and was originally located in Kentish Town. Moving to a new site in Belsize Park in 1993, Carol became headmistress […]

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Steinfeld Law acts for boutique fashion retailer on £4.5m funding round

April 17, 2019

Steinfeld Law acted for Wolf & Badger, the London-based innovative design fashion retailer, on its £4.5 million fundraising. Wolf & Badger, which was founded by brothers George and Henry Graham in 2010, has a strong online marketplace and flagship stores in London and New York. They secured the funding from Guinness Asset Management EIS Fund, […]

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Steinfeld Law acts for prestigious serviced office group on multi-million pound lease

November 25, 2018

Steinfeld Law acted for One Avenue Group Limited on a new lease of City Bridge House in Southwark. The 15,000 square foot site is being renovated to provide a five star serviced office centre over five floors of office space and communal areas, including a bar and roof terrace. The landlord, Manhattan Loft Corporation, was […]

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Steinfeld Law acts for iconic British fashion retailer on Farfetch IPO

September 20, 2018

Steinfeld Law has acted for the Burstein family, founders of Browns, the iconic Mayfair-based fashion boutique, in the IPO of online luxury clothes retailer, Farfetch. The Burstein family acquired a stake in Farfetch as part of the sale of Browns to Farfetch in 2015. Farfetch listed on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2018 […]

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Steinfeld Law acts for the West London Mission on a partnership with leading food retailer Pret a Manger’s charitable foundation

September 16, 2018

Steinfeld Law has acted for The West London Mission (WLM) on their joint venture with The Pret Foundation. Under the new partnership, the Pret Foundation will provide funding for at least thirteen supported living spaces in Pret House, an existing WLM facility which is to be refurbished under the new partnership and operated by WLM. […]

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Steinfeld Law advises Dorfman Media Holdngs on new media investments

August 17, 2018

Steinfeld Law has advised Dorfman Media Holdings on a number of investments in traditional and new media. DMH invests in media-related businesses. Its focus is on film and media finance, production and service companies. It was formed in 2018 by the Dorfman family, who have a successful track record in entrepreneurship, and a passion for […]

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Steinfeld Law acts for investor group on oil and gas technology firm investment

March 10, 2018

Steinfeld Law acted for the investors, including the lead investor Sir Lloyd Dorfman, on an investment in Silverwell Technology Limited. The investment comprised a combination of newly issued debt and equity as well as share purchases from minority shareholders and gives the investor group a significant minority shareholding. Silverwell has developed the DIAL system, an […]

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Steinfeld Law advises Formula 1 driver on new driving contract

November 6, 2017

Steinfeld Law has acted for a prominent Formula 1 driver on the negotiation of his new team contract ahead of the new 2017/18 F1 season including the negotiation of bonus incentives and key sponsorship provisions.

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Steinfeld Law advises the Dorfman family on £500m sale of The Office Group to Blackstone

July 6, 2017

Steinfeld Law advised Lloyd Dorman and the Dorfman family and trust on the sale of their majority interests in The Office Group (TOG) to Blackstone for an enterprise value of approximately £500m. TOG is a leading provider of design-led and flexible office space to a wide variety of clients spanning established businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs. […]

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Steinfeld Law acts on sale of St Albans development

July 20, 2016

Steinfeld Law has acted for Chequer Street Limited on the sale of 5 residential flats and commercial premises in a new development in St Albans for an aggregate sale price of over £3 million.July 2016 In addition to drafting the residential and commercial leases and carrying out the conveyancing, Steinfeld Law also provided advice to […]

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Steinfeld Law acts for lead investors in backing of London Theatre Company

February 6, 2016

Steinfeld Law acted for the lead investors in a new theatre company established and headed up by the famed theatre duo Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr, formerly the directors of the National Theatre and credited with transforming the National over the course of their twelve year tenure. The investment has enabled the London Theatre Company […]

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Steinfeld Law acts for Burstein family on sale of “Browns” to Farfetch

May 6, 2015

Steinfeld Law acted for the Burstein family, founders of the renowned London-based fashion retailer, Browns, on its sale to the multibrand online fashion retailer, Farfetch, for an undisclosed sum. Browns will be run independently from the Farfetch business, with both Simon and Caroline Burstein remaining as advisors to the business and members of its board […]

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Steinfeld Law advise founders of takeaway collection app “Orogo” on sale to Just Eat

July 6, 2014

Steinfeld Law advised the founding shareholders on the sale of Orogo, their innovative collection-only app business which enables customers to order and pay for their lunch in advance and collect at their convenience. Orogo was sold to Just Eat for an undisclosed sum.

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Steinfeld Law act for Sir Lloyd Dorfman on “Doddle” joint venture with Network Rail

May 6, 2014

Steinfeld Law acted for Sir Lloyd Dorfman on a joint venture with Network Rail establishing a new click-and-collect parcel delivery service to be operated at Network Rail managed stations nationwide. The new business will be run under the name “Doddle”. Dentons advised Network Rail on the joint venture.

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Steinfeld Law acts for Sir Lloyd Dorfman on sale of Travelex shares

May 6, 2014

Steinfeld Law acted for Sir Lloyd Dorfman, the founder of Travelex, on the sale of some of his shares to Dr B. R. Shetty. Dr Shetty purchased shares from a number of existing shareholders including Lloyd Dorfman and Apax Partners (“Dr Shetty”). Travelex is the world’s leading independent retail foreign exchange business, founded by Sir […]

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Steinfeld Law act on exchange of shares and new shareholder and employment arrangements for leading British dairy producer

December 4, 2013

Steinfeld Law acted for an English company in the dairy sector and for its managing director and controlling shareholder,  on the exchange of his shareholding for a new  shareholding in the other minority  shareholder in the company. Steinfeld Law also acted for the managing director and controlling shareholder on his new shareholder arrangements and employment […]

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Steinfeld Law advise the Dorfman family on the flotation of the Everyman Media Group on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM)

November 4, 2013

Steinfeld Law advised the Dorfman family, who have a significant stake in  the Everyman Media Group, in connection with its  raising of approximately £7 million through a placing valuing the company in the region of £30 million and on its flotation on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange. The Everyman Media Group […]

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Steinfeld Law advise on sale of property lending management company

October 18, 2013

Steinfeld Law advised founder Jonathan Samuels and the management company of Dragonfly Property Finance, a niche property lending business, on its sale for an undisclosed sum to Octopus Capital Ltd, the holding company of Octopus Investments Ltd. Jonathan and the employees of the management businesses have joined Octopus Investments as full-time employees and Jonathan is […]

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Steinfeld Law act for New World Private Equity Partners in equity investment

November 17, 2012

Steinfeld Law advised New World Private Equity Partners (“NWPE”), the independent private equity investment firm that backs growing profitable businesses, on the £1 million (US$1.6m) equity investment led by NWPE in Silicon Roundabout-based social media data analytics provider, Likely Limited.  The transaction was handled by our corporate team led by Michael Steinfeld, and involved preparing […]

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Steinfeld Law act for The Office Group in deal with Network Rail

December 12, 2011

The Office Group entered into an agreement with Network Rail to work together to create office space at railway stations initially in Central London with the rest of the UK to follow. Steinfeld Law worked with The Office Group to help agree the most appropriate structure for the partnership and negotiated with Network Rail and […]

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Steinfeld Law act for care home group

June 5, 2011

Steinfeld Law assisted with the acquisition of a 41 bed care home.  The acquisition would add a further home to their existing portfolio of homes in the East Sussex area.  Steinfeld Law assisted on the purchase of the trading company, including advice on structure and refinancing the whole group with Barclays Bank Plc who also […]

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Steinfeld Law acts for Esselco Properties Limited on purchase of The Office Group Holdings Limited for £43.3 million

August 2, 2010

Michael Steinfeld, supported by his team, acted on the purchase of The Office Group (TOG), a specialist provider of flexible office spaces founded by Charlie Green, Olly Olsen and Bridges Ventures. Presently TOG has six sites in central London and one in Bristol. Charlie and Olly will continue to run and expand the business, looking […]

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