Gateley Vinden, Bolton | Lawyer (Commercial Inc. International Trade) | Business Directory Profile


Company Overview

Gateley Vinden are expert advisors to the built environment sector who provide a wide range of services including litigation management, quantity surveying, project management, banking supervision, building surveying, sustainability, services business and insurance services. They work with a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors, including residential, education, affordable housing, industrial, office, retail, healthcare, and hospitality/leisure.

In 2021 Gateley Vinden acquired the business and assets of Tozer Gallagher LLP, a leading firm of chartered quantity surveyors and construction consultants.

Gateley Vinden is part of Gateley is a legal and professional services group which has Gateley Legal, one of the UK’s top 50 law firms, at its heart.

Gateley is proud to combine the skills and expertise of its legal and professional advisors in four multidisciplinary platforms: Business Services; Business ; People; Goods.

Gateley has 11 UK offices in major shopping centers across the UK, headquartered in Birmingham.

Satisfying our clients through excellent service delivery has led to significant client wins, wins and renewals.

Our team has been recognized with several awards and shortlists, including:

• Midlands Insider Dealmakers Awards: winners in the International Deal of the Year and SME Dealmakers categories

• Insider Thames Valley Dealmakers Awards – Winners in the Deal of the Year category £20m+

• East Midlands: Insider Dealmakers Awards – Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2021 winners

• Property Week RESI Awards – Shortlisted for Legal/Professional Team of the Year

• Legal Business Awards – Shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year and Business Team of the Year

• British Legal Technology Awards 2021 – Finalist for Technology Team of the Year


  • Banking & financial litigation
  • Business start-up
  • Commercial contracts
  • Privacy
  • Construction and engineering disputes
  • Data protection
  • Defamation
  • Dispute settlement
  • E-commerce
  • Franchise and distribution agreements
  • Health and security
  • Investigations and inquiries
  • Intellectual property
  • International arbitration
  • International exchange
  • Intellectual Property Disputes
  • IT purchases, development and outsourcing
  • Licence
  • Dispute
  • Media
  • The music
  • New media and advertising
  • Outsourcing and offshoring
  • Patents
  • Malpractice
  • Real estate disputes
  • Public markets
  • reputation management
  • Shipping
  • Technology
  • Telecoms
  • Brands & imitations

Meet the team

Other Key Contacts

Victoria Garrad

Group HR Director

Neil Smith

Finance director

Vikki Whittemore

Group Marketing Director

Company statement

As a responsible company, our goal is to deliver results that delight our customers, inspire our employees and support our communities.

As a publicly traded company, delivering results is a must. However, for Gateley, delivering results is not just about delivering financial results. As a signatory to the Better Business Act, we believe we can be a force for good, benefiting our employees, customers, communities and the environment while generating profits.

Our customers have shaped our history and will continue to shape our business as we move forward. We work for individuals and companies of different sizes and business structures, in a variety of industries and at different stages of their organization’s lifecycle.

At the heart of our goal is to provide excellent service to our customers. We achieved a world-class Net Promoter Score: 68, surpassing companies such as Apple, Amazon, American Express, TripAdvisor and YouTube. The score measures how many of our customers would recommend us, with scores above 50 considered a reflection of world-class organisations.

An important part of our purpose is to support the communities in which we operate. Where we are based and the people we work with play a vital role in how we conduct our business.

You can read more about our responsible business philosophy here:

Transactions over £500,000


Analysis by transaction type

Acquisitions – 28%
Asset based lending – 15%
Reorganization / restructuring of the company – 10%
Elimination – 15%
Investment and investor membership – 15%
Buy-In & Buy-Out management – ​​9%
Real estate financing – 8%

Analysis by transaction value

Up to £5m – 58%
£5m – £10m – 15%
£10m – £20m – 15%
£20m + – 12%


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