Quentin Golder
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Quentin joined Birketts in 2012 and is a Partner in our Corporate Finance Team.

He specialises in corporate and commercial work, including sales and acquisitions, company formation and restructuring, joint ventures, venture capital and business angel financing, share options, licensing and outsourcing agreements. Quentin has considerable experience working for technology sector clients. He has assisted numerous clients on their journey from formation, through angel and VC funding, commercial development and on to exit.

Quentin is based in our Cambridge office.

Quentin is dual qualified, in New Zealand and England, and previously worked for one of New Zealand’s largest law firms. He holds a BA, LLB, LLM (Hons) all from Victoria University, Wellington, NZ and a Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice from the University of Bristol. He qualified as a Solicitor in England in March 1999.

Quentin is recommended and named as a ‘Leading Individual’ by Legal 500 [UK 2022] for his corporate and commercial and IT and telecommunications work. Clients in this edition say “‘Quentin Golder was an exceptional partner, both in terms of providing highly effective and efficient legal services and as a close and valued advisor to the company over many years. He combines tremendous depth of knowledge in a wide array of areas (commercial contracts, corporate governance and M&A) with a pragmatic results-oriented approach”. Another adds “He provided exceptional support throughout the contract drafting and negotiation process. During negotiations he was strong and clear, tenacious and always aiming for the best possible outcome for our business. During contract legal meetings he always spoke with authority and experience but was always pleasant to maintain a good atmosphere in the meeting. We were glad that we had Quentin on our side and were very satisfied with the final negotiated outcome”.

Quentin is ranked by Chambers [UK 2020]. Sources say “he understands the market, is pragmatic and finds solutions”.

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We were glad that we had Quentin on our side.

Legal 500 [UK 2022]