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Jon  Sweet
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London Attorney
Jon Sweet

Phone: +44 20 7209 2000


Languages: English

Jon heads up the corporate team.  He is an experienced corporate lawyer focussing on M&A (public and private), private equity/venture capital and corporate finance.  He acts for owner managers (and their businesses), corporates, financial institutions and management teams.  He understands both sides of the argument.  He is identified as a leading lawyer in Legal 500 and in Chambers where he is praised for his “in-depth understanding of business matters and ability to get on with clients”.

Jon joined Marriott Harrison as a Partner in 1993.  He trained and spent 10 years at Slaughter and May (including two years in Hong Kong).


  • Advising on the takeover of AIM quoted Coolabi Plc by a company backed by Edge Performance VCT Plc and the subsequent acquisition of Working Partners and Beast Quest (packagers of children’s literary content).
  • Advising on acquisition by Al-Khaleej Training & Education of all the shares in LG&DE Limited (Linguaphone) not already owned by it.
  • Acting for Eagle Rock Entertainment on the investment by VCT funds managed by Beringea into Eagle-i Music and subsequent acquisition of music publishing assets.
  • Advising on the sale of Roodlane Medical Limited to HCA International Limited.
  • Acting on the acquisition by AIM quoted Cello Group Plc of MedErgy Healthcare Inc and associated placing of shares on AIM.
  • Acting for Sterling Financial Print Limited on the sale of its manufactured print business.

Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate
  • M & A
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Joint Ventures
  • Reorganisations and Structuring

Related Sectors:

  • Music
  • Retail
  • Technology

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Marriott Harrison LLP

80 Cheapside
London, United Kingdom, EC2V 6EE
United Kingdom

Law Firm Contact: Ben Devons

Tel: +44 20 7209 2000

Fax: +44 20 7209 2001



Member Since: 2013

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