Companies

Every business, be it a company or a partnership, requires legal advice at different stages of its existence. You may want to start a new business or you may want to sell your business or buy another one. Alternatively, you might need legal advice on a restructuring or issues concerning a company’s shares.

Company and commercial law can be extremely complex. Our aim, therefore, is to cut through the legal jargon and ensure that, by getting to know you and your specific needs, we can ensure that the result you seek to achieve is obtained as swiftly and effectively as possible, and that our advice adds value to your business.

We can advise on a wide range of corporate transactions, including:

  • Articles of association
  • Agency agreements
  • Assignments of goodwill
  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Buying and selling shares
  • Charities and companies limited by guarantee
  • Companies Act 2006 compliance
  • Company formations
  • Company secretarial and registered office services
  • Company structures
  • Commercial contracts
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Demergers
  • Directors’ duties
  • Due diligence
  • Franchise arrangements and structures
  • Heads of terms
  • Joint ventures
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins and private equity
  • Memoranda of understandings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Novation agreements
  • Partnership/LLP agreements
  • Placings, offers for subscription and fundraising on AIM
  • Private company structures
  • Reorganisations and structurings
  • Sale and purchase of private limited companies
  • Reseller agreements
  • Service level agreements
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Supply and distributorship agreements
  • Terms and conditions of business
  • Venture capital

To find out more about our corporate services, please use the menu on the left hand side of this page, where you can also access some of our publications on company law and examples of our recent cases.