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Peter Barton



  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Commercial Contracts

Sector Expertise

  • Manufacturing

Peter is a highly experienced corporate and commercial lawyer who advises both longstanding and more recently acquired clients on all non-contentious aspects of their business, be they corporate or commercial in nature.

Significant clients include:

  • Irish headquartered Glen Dimplex, which is the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical heating and which owns such brands as Dimplex, Morphy Richards, Stoves, Roberts Radio and Xpelair
  • Gleadell Agriculture, which is a major UK grain trader
  • AIM quoted Vianet Group, which provides real time monitoring systems and data management services principally for the UK’s leisure and petrol forecourt services


Transactions on which Peter has advised recently include:

  • acting for Mobeus Equity and other shareholders in the sale of a  South Yorkshire based software company MachineWorks Software to Westec Holding Company
  • acting for Glen Dimplex Home Appliances on its acquisition of range cooker distributor Britannia Living from its administrators
  • advising Freeman Grattan Holdings in relation to the outsourcing of its call centre operations to Serco




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Gordons has successfully advised Stockton-based Vianet Group plc on the £3.5m sale of its Vianet Fu ...

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Gordons advises Glen Dimplex as co-ordinator of RealValue European consortium

Peter Barton (consultant) and Charlie Smith (solicitor) have recently advised international leading ...

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Gordons team advises global medical device distributor on reverse takeover

A Gordons team has advised a global medical device distributor on its reverse takeover by an AIM-lis ...

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Gordons advises Hill Woolhouse Ltd in its merger with Ryden

Peter Barton from our corporate team has advised Hill Woolhouse Ltd (HW Ltd) in its merger with th ...

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Contact Peter

Direct Line 0113 227 0371
Mobile 07771 630 022
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