Higgs announces Connectd partnership

22 April 2024

Leading Midlands law firm Higgs LLP has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting start-ups and high growth businesses by forging a partnership with a platform that connects entrepreneurs, advisors and investors.

Higgs has built a reputation as one of the top UK law firms for legal advice around seed, venture, and scale up transactions, and is one of the Midlands’ most active corporate law advisors.

The firm has announced a partnership with Connectd, which was designed to build connections between founders, investors and advisors.

Jamie Partington, Corporate Partner at Higgs, and head of its tech and high growth team said: “We are delighted to announce this new partnership with Connectd, which is on a mission to bridge the gap between entrepreneurs and investors.

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“This collaboration is another example of how Higgs is plugged into the venture ecosystem. Our team has a real passion for supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs across the region and helping founders navigate investment and growth.

Jamie Partington

Corporate Partner

“We can provide a full range of legal services for start-ups and growing businesses, including support on raising investment, share option schemes, commercial contracts, employment, IP, real property and data protection. 

The firm’s corporate team has had a hugely successful year, advising on more than 100 deals worth in excess of £500 million pounds.

Sam Gray, Director of Innovation & Leadership at Connectd, said he was pleased to welcome Higgs as a partner.

He said: “Higgs has a really knowledgeable Tech & High Growth team with a genuine passion for supporting developing businesses.

“It is vital that new and growing businesses have access to the right legal advice and Higgs has a strong reputation of delivering industry-leading standards.”

Higgs LLP’s Corporate team is ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500.

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