Head of Corporate & Commercial
Geoff is a partner and Head of the Corporate & Commercial team. He specialises in:
Geoff trained and qualified with a London firm where he gained experience of a variety of corporate transactions including AIM flotation’s and public company takeovers. He joined the firm in 2007.
He acts for clients in a number of sectors including retail, engineering, recruitment, manufacturing, professional services, agriculture and finance.
Geoff is based at our Ipswich office.
Geoff Hazlewood ‘has extensive knowledge and works extremely well with banks'. - Legal 500
Geoff Hazlewood is the head of Ashtons Legal's corporate and commercial department. Hazlewood's broad practice encompasses M&A, corporate finance and banking matters.- Chambers & Partners
Geoff Hazlewood at Ashtons Legal is rated for his transactional expertise, and recently advised the vendor of £1.7m share capital. - Legal 500
Geoff Hazlewood at Ashtons Legal is ‘absolutely indispensible’ in guiding clients through complex acquisitions. - Legal 500
“Geoff was excellent. Calming and professional and a very nice man! I have told him I will be recommending him to friends in the future.” - Ashtons Legal Client
Geoff Hazlewood is described by market sources as "capable, conscientious and quick to respond," as well as "down-to-earth and an excellent communicator." - Chambers & Partners
As new head of department, Geoff Hazlewood is leading many of the firm's standout cases - Chambers & Partners
"Geoff Hazlewood is singled out for his ‘depth of knowledge, excellent advice, personable character and willingness to help’." - Legal 500
Sources praise Geoff Hazlewood's "very pragmatic" and "no-nonsense" approach. - Chambers & Partners 2018