Aaron Hayward

Associate Director

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Having grown up and educated in Pembrokeshire, Aaron graduated from University of Wales, Aberystwyth with a Law Degree LL.B (Hons) 2:1. Aaron then undertook a Masters in Commercial Law at Cardiff University, passing with distinction, followed by successfully completing the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Chester in 2009.

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Having worked in the North West of England for two large international commercial law firms, Aaron joined the firm in 2011 as a Trainee Solicitor. Since then Aaron qualified as a solicitor within our Corporate & Commercial department. Aaron deals with a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers, acquisitions and disposals with a particular expertise in the financial services sector, corporate and group restructures, MBO’s, shareholder agreements, joint venture arrangements and commercial terms.

Aaron also has banking transaction expertise regularly advising both lenders and borrowers on complex refinancing, security and asset finance arrangements.

Aaron is supervised by Sheraz Akram, a Solicitor and head of the Corporate team.


Outside DJM, Aaron enjoys socialising with friends, sports, music and walks on the beach!

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