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Mark Rutherford


  • Location: Nottingham
  • Email: Mark Rutherford
  • Direct Telephone: +44 (0) 115 983 8232
  • Direct Fax: +44 (0) 115 983 8201
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7974 438 630


Mark is a leading corporate finance partner and heads the firm’s Corporate team in Nottingham. Mark specialises in corporate finance including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, management buyouts and company disposal transactions.


He is one of the leading lawyers in his field in the East Midlands and has an extensive client base of owner managed or led businesses and larger companies including many with an international dimension. Mark has been nominated for the East Midlands Insider Dealmaker of the Year Award three times in the last five years.

Consistent client praise for continued excellence has led to Mark being inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame.


Acted for LDC on its investment into Centiq Group Limited.

Acted for the sellers on the sale of Phytone Limited to FMC Corporation.

Acted for management on the private equity backed buyout of Retail Assist Limited.

Acted for the sellers on the sale of CDA Group Limited to Amica Wronki S.A.

Acted for the company and it’s shareholders on BGF’s investment into Johnsons Aggregates & Recycling Limited.

Acted for the sellers on the sale of WSR Recycling Limited to DM TopCo Limited, a UK subsidiary of Irish recycling business, PandaGreen Ltd.


Mark’s interests are his family, his dogs, cricket, and Leeds United. Other interests include renovating his 500 year old home, the American Civil War and history in general.