Bridget Juckes is an Associate Director in the Corporate and Commercial team. She has over 35 years’ experience having trained at Withers in London, moving to Taylor Garrett (now Taylor Wessing) on qualification in 1985. In 1988 Bridget moved to Lyons Davidson in Bristol and to Wards Solicitors in 1999.
During the last 20 years at Wards Bridget has held senior roles including Head of Company and Head of Business Services, growing the commercial and corporate offering into a well-recognised practice.
Bridget brings a wealth of experience in dealing with SME owner managed businesses, particularly in the care home, hotel and retail sector. She advises on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with expertise in both share and asset sales and purchases, business structures and company reorganisations including complex share issue and transfer arrangements and share buy-back arrangements and bespoke drafting of articles of association and associated shareholder agreements.
Clients often comment on how much they appreciate Bridget’s pragmatic and down to earth approach.
Recent transactions have included:
- The disposal of a large care home by share sale
- Asset sale of an independent food brand