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, 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. He is also a sector specialist in waste management and disposal.
Acted for the sellers on the sale of Phytone Limited to FMC Corporation.
Acted for Lloyds Development Capital Limited on its buyout of PJD Group Limited.
Acted for Equip Outdoor Technologies Limited on its acquisition of the Lowe Alpine worldwide brands and businesses.
Acted for management on the MBI of Troy (UK) Limited.
Acted for Descartes Systems UK Limited on its acquisition of Exentra Transport Solutions Limited.
Acted for the seller on the sale of MPEC Technology Limited to Tracsis Plc.
Mark's interests are his family, cricket, and Leeds United. Other interests include the American Civil War and history in general.
“Mark Rutherford is praised for his very commercial and practical approach. He is very direct and to the point”
Chambers UK 2013
Leading individual (Band 3)
“A strong technical all-rounder with good tax and funding knowledge”
Legal 500 2012
“Legal expert - banking & finance”
Legal Experts UK 2012
“Mark Rutherford is a leading individual and is very commercial”
Legal 500 2011
“Praised for his practicality”
Legal 500 2010
“Mark Rutherford has reached trusted adviser status with clients”
Legal 500 2009
“Mark is highly recommended as an innovative and experienced lawyer in the corporate finance sector”
Legal 500 2009