"Nick Smith of VWV was the Partner heading up our recent acquisition. Nick is an excellent corporate lawyer and we continue to enjoy working with him as he helps us navigate around some of the more tricky areas of corporate work. We appreciate Nick's calming influence when issues in transactions become challenging. We have worked with VWV for over a decade now. They know our sector well, they are great people to deal with and I have recommended them to many of my own clients. If asked to describe VWV in a few words I would say: innovative, pro-active, technically strong, personable and focused."
Barry Horner, Founder and CEO of Paradigm Norton
"The Britannia Windows group of companies has grown exponentially over the past two years, primarily through acquisition. Many of our deals have been executed very quickly and with little or no notice. The team at VWV have been first class. They have acted quickly, professionally, on time and on budget in helping us to facilitate these deals".
Hayden Rushton, CEO of Britannia Windows
"Nathan Guest and the VWV team have supported us effectively throughout the transaction process. They have been available to both advise and execute in accord with a changing timetable and brief. Importantly, they have acted as an integral part of our team. I am appreciative of their contribution.’’
Andrew Creese, CEO of C N Unwin Limited t/a Unwin Safety Systems
"I was extremely impressed with the level of professionalism and dedication that the VWV team showed in completing the sale of the garden centres to Terra Firma. I felt that the whole process was clearly explained and communicated to me which allowed me to feel in control of the sale."
Phil Hodges, Managing Director of Park Garden Centres
“We were very pleased to have VWV acting for us when we transferred ownership of our Dental Practice. There were a number of aspects to the sale which required advice from different specialities, VWV were able to coordinate and bring it all together for us. Thanks again for all your help.”
Robin Pierce Williams
"VWV were excellent advisors who help the process move as smoothly as possible, staying on top of the hundreds of documents and making sure every 'I' was dotted."
Rob Law, Founder and CEO of Magmatic Limited t/a Trunki
"The early stage team at VWV have given us fantastic support over the last few years. From very early stage advice on assignment of IP, through to acting for us in a substantial equity investment into the company, their advice and guidance has been spot on. Ultimately, they seem to understand what is really important for young companies - and that is invaluable."
Andy Heaton, Founder and CEO of enModus
"Midlands Together CIC’s 2013 Bond Issue has been a tremendous success. We are very grateful to VWV for the valuable contribution they made to the preparation Investment Memorandum, though their experience in this work, and the professional advice and support given to this pioneering venture."
Richard Nichol, MD of Midlands Together
"I would like to reiterate that we were thoroughly satisfied with the level of service we received from you and your colleagues at VWV and would have no hesitation in seeking advice from you again or on recommending your company to others".
Clare Pallen, Administration & Compliance Officer of Nils Taube Investments
“It’s been a real pleasure working with Nathan and the team at VWV. Their investment in understanding our business has enabled them to provide a breadth of services that add real valuable and enable us to continue growing our business and positioning it for future success. I look forward to working with them for many years to come.”
Bruce Griffin, Founder and CEO of Rockpool Digital
“SETsquared has worked with VWV since 2006, most recently providing the invaluable ‘Lawyer-in-Residence’ service to our early-stage, high-tech, high-growth members. Such businesses need special understanding and face particular challenges. The team at VWV have always done an exceptional job at helping solve these challenges, providing the entrepreneurs with professional support with an entrepreneurial style. The most important facet of a legal adviser, from an entrepreneur’s perspective, is knowing that you are working with someone who has a desire to understand your business and give you candid advice and feedback. You get this with VWV.”
Nick Sturge, Centre Director, SETsquared Business Acceleration, Bristol
Overall communication was great. General pro-active approach and willingness to go the 'extra mile' was greatly appreciated.