Dobbies Garden Centres’ Acquisition Of 31 Garden Centres From Wyevale


Slaughter and May is advising Dobbies Garden Centres on the acquisition of 31 garden centres from Wyevale Garden Centres.

Dobbies is the UK’s leading garden centre operator and the acquisition increases its estate to 69 centres. Dobbies has now acquired 37 garden centres from Wyevale, following the acquisition of six centres in 2018 on which we also advised.

The Slaughter and May team was composed by Real Estate partner Jane Edwarde (Picture), Mark Gulliford (associate), Kate Shirlaw (associate), Andrea Shepherd (associate), Adam Goldthorp (associate), Luther Goh-Mah (associate), Michael Condlyffe (associate); Corporate: Murray Cox (partner); Financing: Matthew Tobin (partner), Bee Sloan (associate); Commercial Contracts: Duncan Blaikie (partner), Oliver Howley (associate); Employment: Philip Linnard (partner), Simon Clark (associate), Ellie Wilson (associate); Competition: Kerry O’Connell (partner), Jonathan Slade (associate); Tax: Ed Milliner (Senior Counsel).

Involved fees earner: Duncan Blaikie – Slaughter and May; Simon Clark – Slaughter and May; Michael Condlyffe – Slaughter and May; Murray Cox – Slaughter and May; Jane Edwarde – Slaughter and May; Luther Goh-Mah – Slaughter and May; Adam Goldthorp – Slaughter and May; Mark Gulliford – Slaughter and May; Oliver Howley – Slaughter and May; Philip Linnard – Slaughter and May; Ed Milliner – Slaughter and May; Kerry O’Connell – Slaughter and May; Andrea Shepherd – Slaughter and May; Kate Shirlaw – Slaughter and May; Jonathan Slade – Slaughter and May; Bee Sloan – Slaughter and May; Matthew Tobin – Slaughter and May; Ellie Wilson – Slaughter and May;

Law Firms: Slaughter and May;

Clients: Dobbies Garden Centres;