Eric brings a wealth of specialist international expertise to the corporate/M&A team. He is widely regarded as a leading lawyer in his specialist field, having built a formidable reputation for delivering on international projects on behalf of clients.
A corporate lawyer of 30 years' standing, Eric specialises in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and international franchising, regularly advising clients in the food and drink industry and in the public sector on corporate structures, with an emphasis on charities and social enterprises.
Eric’s experience and understanding of family business issues has put him in the position of trusted adviser to more than one generation of several long-standing, owner managed family business clients.
2016 work highlights so far include the acquisition for Whitby Seafoods of the Dawnfresh frozen scampi business and the restructuring of Greenbelt Holdings with fresh funding and redemption of mezzanine facility.
Eric Galbraith is considered "a valuable support for our business" by satisfied clients, who add that he is "good at listening and gathering a full picture" before taking action.
Chambers & Partners 2016