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Sally Wightman Office Leader T:01244 896617 M:07525 671458

A corporate lawyer and office leader in Chester.

Sally’s field of expertise is in company mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, re-organisations and re-structurings, as well as corporate advisory matters in high value transactions. She has long-standing clients to include serial entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses and major corporates across sectors, including the food, leisure and aviation sectors.

Sally is office leader in Chester office where she is responsible for client management and growing and building the team. This includes recruiting, developing and promoting lawyers who share the positive and open culture, and providing ongoing training and coaching. 

Recent examples of how Sally has helped clients include:

  • within tight time constraints, advising on the purchase of up to £100 million receivables from the administrators of Phones4u;
  • realising the full sale value of an aviation maintenance business for its US parent company; and
  • supporting clients in cross border transactions, including working with one of Ireland’s major dairy exporters on its acquisition of a UK business and subsequent refinancing and advising on the sale of a national company to a major Dutch group.