Jon Lawley


+44 (0)7812 086 320


Jon is an experienced corporate lawyer who specialises in healthcare with a focus on the dental sector, advising dental providers on the sale and purchase of practices and the day to day running of their businesses. He also regularly delivers seminars, providing guidance to dentists who may be considering taking their practice to market.

Jon qualified with Acuity in 2011 and was promoted to partner in 2018. He was nominated for the Young Dealmaker of the Year award at the Insider Wales Dealmaker Awards 2018 and is a member of the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers.

  • Corporate deals and transactions
  • Dental business structures (including partnerships, expense sharing arrangements and incorporations)
  • Commercial contracts
  • Banking and finance structures
  • Jon is the lead adviser to Portman Dental Care, an award-winning dental provider with over 90 practices in the United Kingdom. Acuity has been the retained legal adviser to Portman for nearly 10 years and Jon advises Portman on its practice portfolio, including its ongoing transactions, in England and Wales
  • Advising Sinclair Garages, Wales’ largest franchised car retailer, on its acquisition of Likes Land Rover at Hay-on-Wye from Walters Group in 2018
  • Advising Tri-Wall Europe, a market-leading European packaging company, on its purchase of Welsh Boxes and the Rosewood Group in 2017 and 2018 respectively, the company's first acquisitions in the UK
  • Advising the shareholders of the Harris Pye Engineering Group on the sale of their shares to the Joulon Group in 2017
  • Advising NASDAQ-listed ScanSource Inc. on its purchase of the Imago Group in 2014
  • Advising on the set up, structure and funding of MYPINPAD, a leading company in the electronic payments sector, which has raised £20m+ in finance through several funding rounds