Charles Cook joins Cooper Associates as Non-Executive Director

Employment & Skills | South West
Charles Cook

Cooper Associates Group has announced the appointment of Charles Cook as a Non-Executive Director.

Charles is a prominent corporate lawyer, specialising in mergers, acquisitions and private equity transactions. He handles a substantial client portfolio and has been involved in numerous high-profile transactions. Charles is currently the Managing Partner and Founder of Cook Corporate Solicitors. In 2018 he successfully sold Cook & Co Solicitors which was a full-service firm he founded in 2008.

Charles has very strong links in both the investor and corporate community and has an excellent reputation as one of the leading dealmakers in the region. Charles has extensive experience of working with private companies, public companies, financial institutions, partnerships, private individuals and entrepreneurs.

Charles is an experienced board member and has a portfolio of board appointments. He was previously a non-executive director of Gloucestershire Country Cricket Club and is currently on the board of the Clifton Club, the Ascot Group, Company Secretary of the online retailer JL Corporate and the Bristol Private Equity Club. He has been awarded the freedom of the City of London as well as being nominated as a Top 40 “Trailblazer” by Business Leader Magazine.

Commenting on his appointment, Charles Cook said: “I am delighted to have joined the board of Cooper Associates. The business is going from strength to strength and I am very much looking forward to working with Lee and the rest of the board to build further growth.”

Commenting on the appointment, Lee Cooper, CEO of Cooper Associates Group said: “Charles has a proven track record for adding significant value to the businesses he is involved with. He has considerable legal expertise, and this combined with his extensive Board level experience, will undoubtedly add value to the existing Cooper Associates Group Board. We benefit enormously from the input from our independent Board members, and we’re naturally delighted Charles has agreed to join us. We look forward to working with him as we continue on our growth journey.”

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