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.