Damian Beard

Principal Associate - Corporate

"I have over 20 years' experience in corporate, transactional and banking work as well as extensive experience dealing with both substantial and smaller transactions. My corporate and banking experience complement each other to the advantage of my clients, and assists me in making transactions proceed as smoothly and efficiently as possible”

I am a long-standing member of the business services department having joined the team over 15 years ago.

I enjoy advising clients on corporate transactions and banking and finance matters and particularly enjoy acting for owner managed businesses.

I have acted for clients in numerous sectors, including engineering, manufacturing, Insurance and finance, charities, UK clearing banks, healthcare and also the leisure industry.

  • Advising a consortium of football fans on the purchase of a well known football club
  • Acted for a number of clients where I have advised on the acquisition of their business, dealing with their ongoing legal requirements and then advising on their eventual sale
  • Acting on behalf of a UK clearing bank on the funding of a series of acquisitions by a firm of accountants who were on a very proactive expansion plan
  • Advising a large group of companies in the care sector with their refinancing to allow them to continue with their expansion plans

More about me

Favourite book

The Wind in the Willows

Proudest moment to date

Completing London to Paris bike ride, raising over £3k for Cardiac Risk in the Young.

Favourite film

The Great Escape


Enjoy watching my teenage sons play squash (both nationally ranked players)

"We have used Damian on several occasions as part of our corporate growth activities. His service is always swift and efficient and this combined with his very professional, educated and risk-balancing advise makes us feel comfortable and ensures that we are in safe hands.

Lukas Schlenker, Director, Deltron Lifts