Corporate and Commercial Services

Buying, selling and investing in businesses are all complex affairs. Our Corporate and Commercial team have a breadth of experience and operate nationally for owner-managed businesses, SMEs and PLCs.

We recognise the need for practical, expert and commercially focused advice on all aspects of buying, selling and investing in a business. We will work closely with you to understand your business, your needs and guide you through the transaction accordingly. We have experience doing this for many businesses and companies across the UK and internationally in a variety of sectors.

Our Corporate and Commercial team also offer expert advice and assistance on reorganising and restructuring the structure of a company. We offer commercial advice and assistance when bringing in new shareholders, when planning for exit or succession and when experiencing financial difficulties.

We can also advise and prepare a full range of commercial contracts on your behalf. We pride ourselves on understanding the commercial reality of each situation in order to address your concerns and deliver contracts that provide the value you require.

We offer legal advice and assistance on all aspects of corporate and commercial work including:

  • Company sales and acquisitions
  • Management buyouts
  • Joint ventures
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Articles of association
  • Share options and incentive schemes
  • Private equity investments
  • Company law advice
  • Company secretarial services
  • Technology, media and telecommunications agreements
  • Inter creditor agreements
  • Legal due diligence
  • Business start up and incorporations
  • Terms and conditions of trade/supply
  • Licensing agreements
  • Agency agreements
  • Franchising agreements