Ashurst advises Babcock on sale of UK civil training business

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    Babcock's civil training business is one of the country's largest training providers across various technical sectors. It delivers apprenticeship training services across retail, hospitality, automotive, active leisure, business and customer service with key clients such as BMW, EDF Energy, Network Rail, VW Group and ASDA.

    The Ashurst team was led by corporate partners Markjan van Schaardenburgh and Karen Davies, assisted by senior associate James Powell, associates Kiara De Silva Victoria Mills and solicitor Juan Casal.

    Partner Tim Gummer, senior associate Shayaan Zaraq Bari and solicitor Oliver Passmore advised on tax. Counsel Richard Holmes and associates Emily McCracken and Sian Deighan advised on transitional arrangements and partner Rhiannon Webster and associate Julia Bell advised on data protection issues. Senior associate Sebastian Brignell, associate Eilish Russell and solicitor Musawwar Alam advised on banking matters.

    Partner Steven Vaz and solicitor Louisa Denison advised on competition matters. Senior associate Aoife Devlin and solicitor Rebecca Fenton advised on real estate matters. Partners Crowley Woodford and Ruth Buchanan, senior associates Hannah Martin and Claire Bradbury and solicitors Emily Bodger and Ella Stokes advised on employment matters, and counsel John Gordon, senior associate Rebecca Servian and associate Leah Fisher advised in relation to pension and incentive matters.

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