Senior North West corporate lawyer Ian Vicary joins Excello Law

Ian Vicary

Ian Vicary, a senior corporate lawyer who has been working in the north west for over 25 years, has joined national, commercial law firm Excello Law from Top 50 firm Weightmans LLP where he was a former Head of Corporate and more recently led the Liverpool company and commercial team.

Ian qualified in 1990 from Chester College of Law and specialises in significant acquisitions, disposals and refinancing, as well as shareholder disputes, banking and general commercial transactions.

He has previously worked as Head of Corporate for Aaron & Partners and as a partner at Hill Dickinson LLP, where he advised on one of the North West’s largest transactions – the sale of Norse Merchant Shipping Group to Maersk for £250m.

In the past year Ian has advised on the sale of the Afonwen laundry business to Johnsons Services Group for in excess of £50m.

George Bisnought, Founder and Managing Director of Excello Law, commented: “Ian is a major corporate lawyer across the North West and has been involved in some of the region’s largest transactions.  He brings a wealth of expertise and first-class contacts to our growing business across the region and will be a great asset as we continue to expand our legal services and capabilities.”

Ian said: “I was attracted to the Excello Law business model due to the flexibility it offers lawyers to focus on developing our services to clients in the way we see best, complemented by a collaborative culture across a national team of senior, commercial lawyers.”