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Grant is located at:

Bournemouth Office
Russell House
Oxford Road
DX: 7623
Southampton Office
Alleyn House
Carlton Crescent
SO15 2EU
DX: 96882
London Office
120 Moorgate


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I really value Grant’s straight advice in an increasingly litigious world.
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Herb UK
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Grant Esterhuizen demonstrates excellence in leadership and practice.Close quote
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Grant Esterhuizen has strong experience in corporate transactions in the manufacturing and software sectors. He advises on domestic and international M&A, joint ventures and commercial matters for SME clients.
"Grant was thorough, mindful and focused as he navigated his clients from commencement to closure. He was both tenacious and determined while remaining courteous and professional."Close quote
Corporate/M&A: The South
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Grant Esterhuizen is straight-talking and enables you to make decisions.Close quote
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Lester Aldridge LLP‘s team in Bournemouth provides a full corporate and commercial service to clients, with a major focus on the SME market. The ‘straight talking‘ Grant Esterhuizen heads the group, and has substantial experience in commercial contracts and joint venture agreements, sitting alongside his M&A practice. Close quote
Corporate and commercial: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall - Leading Individual

Grant is a partner at Lester Aldridge who heads up the firm’s Commercial Group and Corporate Team. He is dual-qualified UK solicitor and South African attorney and has specialised in company and commercial law since qualifying in the UK.

Grant has over 20 years’ experience advising on commercial and corporate matters. His advisory scope includes joint ventures, commercial agreements and corporate transactions. He has particular experience in cross-border corporate transactions, having closed transactions involving buyers or sellers based in foreign jurisdictions such as China, Australia, Canada, USA, Brazil, French Polynesia and Europe.

Grant has clients across a number of SME sectors and has a specific specialism in advising clients in the software development, software licensing, manufacturing and export sectors.

His clients regard him to be commercial yet tenacious in his approach.

Recent examples of work or case studies

  • Grant advised a south west aerospace group on the sale of its entire issued share capital to a US-based acquirer.
  • He advised the shareholders of South Coast Oil and Lubricants business in a high-value share transaction with a Brazilian acquirer.
  • He advised on the sale of a high profile back-pack company to a US-based acquirer.


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