Tim Lane


Tim is a solicitor in our corporate and commercial team with more that 11 years experience within the legal sector. Tim qualified as a solicitor in 2011 whilst working within a large unitary authority legal team. In 2014 Tim was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Local Government Law and Practice.


Tim advises on general corporate matters, including the incorporation and administration of corporate entities and advising on State Aid. He is involved in a range of corporate transactions, including the acquisition and  sale of businesses, company restructuring, and investment. He also provides advice on public procurement and state aid.


Tim is experienced in drafting, negotiating, and advising on a range of commercial contracts.


Some recent examples of Tim’s work include:

  • Advising a provider on contract terms in respect of a large scale NHS outsourcing exercise;
  • Advising a manufacturer in connection with international commercial agency arrangements;
  • Provision of State Aid advice on ERDF funded projects;
  • Acting on marine commercial matters including vessel acquisition.


Outside of the office, Tim enjoys surfing, motorcycling, and music.


Legal 500 (2019) - Rising Star - Tim Lane


Corporate Team Testimonials

The Corporate Team are described by Legal 500 (2018) as ‘a strong regional player providing an extensive range of services’ to a client base primarily composed of local and regional SMEs and owner-managed businesses in the food and drink, healthcare, caravan park and energy and natural resources sectors.


Chambers (2019):   A market commentator says: "They are an excellent firm and I consider them to be the number one lawyers in Cornwall. They have a great breadth of knowledge and expertise." Sources also report that "they are very client-focused and put the hours and travelling in to accommodate tight deadlines."

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