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Harender BranchPartner

Harender Branch



Harender qualified in 1999 and is an experienced partner in the corporate department.  Harender previously headed up the corporate team of the London office of a national firm, before joining us in 2012.  The majority of her work comes from client referrals.

She has substantial experience in a broad range of commercial work, including M&A, MBOs, joint ventures, partnerships, corporate restructuring/ insolvency and corporate finance. Much of Harender’s work has a cross-border element, either in the European Union or further afield.

Harender also undertakes corporate advisory work and assists clients with general governance and compliance issues; her remit will often include assisting with shareholder agreements and other commercial contracts. Harender’s practice has also grown to include employment advice, particularly in relation to redundancy advice (for both employers and employees), as well as employment contracts and settlement agreements.

Harender’s client base comprises high net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs, professional partnerships and private and public companies. Many of the companies for which she acts are family-owned businesses. Her clients are based in the UK and overseas, in a variety of sectors, including retail and healthcare, fashion, logistics, manufacturing, media, professional services and real estate.

Recent transactions include acting on:

  1. The sale of 60% of the shares in the UK holding company of a rail logistics company to a subsidiary of the Chinese company China Cosco Shipping Limited. The rail company operates primarily in Greece, North Macedonia, Serbia and Bulgaria. 
  2. The acquisition of the entire issued share capital of an online cosmetics and fragrance company.
  3. The sale of the entire issued share capital of a  specialist seating manufacturer.

Harender has been ranked as a leading lawyer in legal directories, where she was praised with providing “extremely good quality advice” and as being “professional and experienced”. Harender has acted for many of her clients for over 15 years and she prides herself on long term client relationships.

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