Harry Dronfield

Senior Associate

Harry Dronfield

Senior Associate


Harry joined Colman Coyle in May 2017 from a City firm.  He specialises in company and commercial law and advises a range of companies including SMEs and larger entities. 

Harry provides sound commercial legal advice to clients who are in the process of starting a business and to experienced business men and women.  His passion is learning about and understanding his clients’ businesses and assisting them with growing and improving their businesses.

His work includes advising new businesses on choosing the correct structure and assisting with forming companies and partnerships.  He assists with incorporating companies and drafting bespoke Articles of Association and Shareholders’ Agreements as well as drafting Partnership Agreements.

He also assists businesses to grow through advising them on obtaining funding and investment and drafting the relevant documentation including Investment Agreements and Loan Agreements.

He represents clients who are selling or buying a company or business with negotiations and Heads of Terms, responding to due diligence, negotiating, drafting and amending the transaction documents (including the main Share or Business Purchase Agreement), and managing the completion process.  Harry recognises that selling or buying a company or business can be daunting.  He ensures that clients are aware of what to expect throughout the transaction and that they are given adequate support and assistance at all the stages.

He also advised clients on and assists clients with drafting the full spectrum of commercial agreements including: Distribution Agreements, Service Agreements, Agency Agreements, Licence Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements and Introduction Agreements.  He makes sure that the commercial terms are accurately recorded and that the client’s responsibility and liability is clear.

Harry works with domestic and international clients in a variety of industries including technology, recruitment, property development, media and financial.

“Excellent service as always from Harry. He’s been my lawyer for many years for a reason.”  Bella Caridade-Ferrreira, CEO

“Working with the Colman Coyle team is always easy and relatively free of “legalese” as a result makes for a good understanding and working relationship.” CEO

“Harry has worked with our Company for a number of years now during which time he has provided us with excellent legal support.  Harry’s professionalism and diligence has instilled confidence throughout as has his attention to detail in understanding our bespoke industry and business needs.  These attributes have made Harry invaluable to us and we now regard him as an extension of our team.  I would highly recommend Harry to anyone seeking legal counsel as I am confident in his expertise and his ability to produce the best possible outcome in any given situation.” C Landon

“I recently used the services of Harry Dronfield at Colman Coyle to resolve a difficult and somewhat sensitive company directors’ dispute. The service provided by Harry was first class. Communication was consistently efficient, speedy and reliable and Harry ensured I was in full possession of all the facts and information needed for informed decision making. In addition, Harry is very approachable and happy to answer additional questions meaning that I felt well informed, supported and empowered throughout the somewhat difficult dispute process.

The support provided resulted in a very good final outcome, which included saving me a considerable amount of money and time. I’m very grateful to Harry and Colman Coyle, and will definitely use their services in the future if and when the need arises.” Lucy

“I used Harry to assist me in the sale of a property management business.  He gave me expert advice and took a pragmatic approach to the deal given the size and nature of the business.  Harry worked expeditiously in view of my and the buyer’s desire to complete the sale quickly.  I am grateful to Harry and Colman Coyle and would not hesitate to use him again.” J Freeland


Telephone direct dial: +44 (0)20 7704 3421

Email address: harry.dronfield@colmancoyle.com

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