Stephenson Law advises on sale of Envirodat

 8th February 2021 

Alternative law firm Stephenson Law has advised the shareholders of EnviroDat on its sale to Element, a global testing, inspection and certification business, for an undisclosed sum. 

EnviroDat, founded in 2003 and based in Reading, is an industry-leading UKAS and MCERTS accredited environmental testing provider. It specialises in air quality monitoring for environmental and occupational hygiene applications, with particular expertise in engine emissions, fuel quality and siloxane analysis. 

The testing services offered by EnviroDat are complementary to Element’s existing stack emissions testing, inspection and consultancy services and provide considerable opportunities for growth and expansion. 

The Stephenson Law team consisted of Lisa FaragherJessica Taylor and Ed Boal. 

Ed Boal, Director & Head of Legal Operations, commented: 

“We’re delighted to have advised Áine and Bruce on the sale of EnviroDat. The Testing Inspection and Certification market is fast-growing and by joining the Element group of companies, customers will gain improved access to EnviroDat’s expertise to help them comply with the growing body of regulation in this area. 

We have seen an increasing amount of M&A activity over the past few months which is a positive sign that confidence is beginning to return to the market.” 

Áine Aherne, former co-owner and Quality Director of EnviroDat said: 

“Fresh thinking, Traditional Values” has defined the service offered by EnviroDat to our clients. Finding a law firm that delivered completely trustworthy, responsive, honest and pragmatic advice was as refreshing as it was comforting. Everything you may not expect from corporate solicitors. 

Stephenson Law’s corporate team advises on a broad range of transactions, from debt and equity investments for fast-growth businesses to mergers and acquisitions and restructuring.   

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