Dominic Ring



Dominic is an Associate in the Corporate Team specialising in corporate finance and transactional work.

Dominic specialises in advising a broad range of clients on mergers and acquisitions, in respect of both share and asset purchases, and on corporate finance, private equity transactions, company reorganisations, shareholder and joint venture agreements including in respect of property developments. He has a particular interest in crowdfunding and has worked on over 150 transactions involving the sourcing of crowdfunding. Dominic also assists the corporate practice in relation to financial services and regulatory matters.

Prior to Ashfords, Dominic worked at the Press Association in London for 13 years with the final three years in the legal department assisting the in-house lawyers and latterly as Rights Manager, with responsibility for IP and media rights at the London 2012 Olympics.

Relevant experience

  • Department for Transport: Advising and acting on behalf of the Department for Transport on the sale of the Vehicle Certification Agency's Management Systems Certification body to the French transport services provider, UTAC Ceram.
  • National dock and marine service operator servicing the Marine, Offshore and Defence Sectors: Advising the client on its acquisition of a boat building and repair company to expand its docks operation into the South West.
  • Plymouth Raiders Ltd: Acting on behalf of the seller in respect of the sale of the business behind Plymouth's professional basketball team to a local consortium, and on the transfer of its British Basketball League franchise.
  • National coffee roaster, retailer and wholesaler: Advising client and affiliated companies in respect of the reorganisation and demerger of companies across the group and the subsequent investment by outside investors in a subsidiary company.
  • Various clients: Advising numerous companies across many sectors, including film, food and drink, retail, events and engineering, on investment, funding and lending arrangements, including in respect of subscription and shareholder agreements; share charge arrangements; loan capitalisations; and convertible loan notes.