Corporate - Making your business work for you

Our corporate team advises on all aspects of creating, running, trading as, and disposing of a business. Working largely for developing entrepreneur and family managed unlisted public and private companies our work spans four main areas:

Mergers, Acquisitions, Buy-outs and Disposals

We specialise in selling and acquiring trading companies and businesses.

We have many years of experience representing buyers and sellers in these complex and stressful transactions

Company Law

Incorporation, structuring and re-organisation; reconstructions; finance and securities; joint venture and partnership agreements; share buy-backs and reductions in capital; share option and incentive schemes

Directors' Duties and Responsibilities

Compliance advice; protection against liabilities

Commercial Law

Business terms and conditions; supply contracts; distribution and franchise agreements; ecommerce; trading agreements of all kinds.

We call on the expertise of our employment and commercial property teams as matters require and work closely with other advisors such as pensions, corporate finance and tax specialists.

Our Corporate/Commercial law specialists: Simon Moffat, Michael Lane,