Avicenna Group’s Acquisition Of Dudley Taylor Pharmacy Group

Charles Russell Speechlys advised Avicenna Group on the deal.

Avicenna Group acquired the Dudley Taylor Pharmacy Group and Sheppards Pharmacy Group, taking Avicenna to a total of 135 branches.

The Dudley Taylor Pharmacy Group (purchased by Avicenna in March 2021), a family owned company dating back to 1948, has 57 branches located across Yorkshire, the Midlands, the south of England and Wales. Its pharmacies are predominantly situated in local communities, with teams that are passionate about providing excellent and efficient services in their communities.

The Charles Russell Speechlys team, led by Tim Jenkins (Picture), included Charlie Ring and Sam Milne (Corporate), Graham Crocker (Tax), Ingrid Saffin (leading most of the Guildford and Cheltenham property teams) and Phil Webb; Noel Wardle and Sam Jenkins (Regulatory), and Esther White and Josie Macleod (Employment and Pensions).

Involved fees earner: Graham Crocker – Charles Russell Speechlys; Samuel Jenkins – Charles Russell Speechlys; Tim Jenkins – Charles Russell Speechlys; Josie Macleod – Charles Russell Speechlys; Samuel Milne – Charles Russell Speechlys; Charlie Ring – Charles Russell Speechlys; Ingrid Saffin – Charles Russell Speechlys; Noel Wardle – Charles Russell Speechlys; Phil Webb – Charles Russell Speechlys; Esther White – Charles Russell Speechlys;

Law Firms: Charles Russell Speechlys;

Clients: Avicenna Group;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler