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Douglas is a corporate lawyer specialising in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity. He joined Fox Williams in 2000. He has acted on many transactions for clients in technology and related industries and in the fashion and merchandising industry on acquisitions, disposals and capital raising, including share purchases, business purchases and brand purchases.
He also advises on all aspects of partnership law and in particular the formation, merger, de-merger and dissolution of professional and commercial partnerships.
Douglas has attracted the following comments in the Legal 500, UK edition for his M&A and partnership law work:
"Douglas Preece "can always be relied on to provide timely and solid advice irrespective of how unreasonable the headlines might be."
(Legal 500 UK, 2013)
(Legal 500, 2011)
(M&A: Smaller deals 2010)
"A deep understanding of partnership law."
(Partnership law 2010)
"Name to note."
(Partnership law 2009)
(Partnership law 2007)
"Commanding a good reputation."
(Partnership law 2006)
(M&A: smaller deals 2006)