Lynne has been a solicitor for over 30 years, most of that time as a Partner and has wide experience of the law and its operation. The rule of law is a framework for Civil Society in which enterprises contribute to the wellbeing and wealth of its citizens.
To enable enterprises to be established in the commercial and Social Economy that focus on risk management and wealth creation. Lynne started The Brooke Consultancy LLP as a niche commercial new type of Law Firm that works in alliance with other professionals to provide Business Advice in the Round. That includes conducting corporate due diligence exercises to ensure that companies are fit for investment and the preparation of packages in readiness for sale.
The Brooke Consultancy operates internationally and presently has business in China, Australia, India and Africa.
Lynne has a wide range of experience In corporate and commercial law. He deals with startups, growth companies, articles of association containing special provisions, privileges and protections, public companies worldwide in the resource sector, non-resident trusts, mergers and acquisitions, shareholders’ agreements, commercial contracts of all types, licences and franchises. He has acted for companies on AIM and Plus markets and now that it is open to UK companies wishes to enable them to join the main market by way of a Standard Listing.
Lynne takes an active interest in the development of the Social Economy and has incorporated Community Interest Companies, advised and acted for charities and set up appropriate and sustainable structures. He believes that social impact investing will become a principal driver for investors.
Lynne has been a long serving trustee on various Charities. He is Vice Chair of Westminster Mencap, Trustee of Kith and Kids, Disability Law Service, Secretary of Lawyers for People with Disabilities and a Founder trustee of Docklands Equestrian Centre.