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Margaret has acted and advised a wide range of clients for over 25 years in all aspects of corporate legal work with particular focus on corporate transactions for owner managed businesses.

Margaret’s workload covers the full breadth of corporate legal services to a range of owner managed business clients from individuals to companies, banks, investments funds, management teams, entrepreneurs and SMEs.

She has extensive and varied experience in share and asset based transactions and in addition to sales, acquisitions and mergers her work also includes: advising on business mediums, corporate governance, shareholders agreements, articles of association and share classes and rights, EMI schemes, corporate finance including refinancing and securitisation, MBOs and MBIs, company restructuring and re-organisations including de-mergers, share buy backs.

Margaret is noted as “exceptional” in the Legal 500 directory and has been described as “providing timely service and practical advice”.


Margaret works closely with her clients, assuming a role of “business advisor” as well as legal counsel and is accustomed to working as part of a client’s professional team working closely with other external professionals on specific projects.  She is known to her clients for her clear and direct approach of communication.

Recent M&A work examples include:

  • Acting for the majority selling shareholder in the motor finance trade
  • The sale of Bravo Inns, a privately own public house chain comprising 43 public houses
  • Equity investment to secure RaRE Innovate UK funding with subsequent sale.


What people say

  • Margaret Evans is an exceptionally bright individual. She has the ability to quickly grasp the needs of the client and to proffer practical advice. She is most approachable with an easy manner and has the ability to give the client confidence that they are in safe and competent hands.

    Legal 500
  • I appreciated Margaret's professional, pleasant and competent manner in dealing with the [company] sale. She also dealt with the legal aspects of the sale, promptly and efficiently which enabled us to complete a successful sale in a very short timescale.

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  • She provides a very professional and effective legal service.

    John Martin, MD, Terraconsult
  • Margaret Evans was exceptional with her professional help and advice and we highly recommend her. She was quick to respond to queries and very approachable.

    Newhaven Properties Ltd
  • Many thanks for all your advice and wonderful support…As always it was delivered efficiently and in an easily digestible form.

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  • I've come to rely on contacting you (Margaret) when business changes and your trusted support and guidance is needed. You continue to be our commercial lawyer of choice. Just excellent.

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  • First class in terms of approachability, feed back, technical expertise, an appreciation of the commercial objectives, and offering proactive solutions in a timely and cost effective manner

    Alun Parry, ALP Consultancy

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