Commercial lawyers

We offer a comprehensive set of company and commercial legal services to businesses whether you are buying, selling, starting, growing, investing in or exiting a business.

Our clients include SMEs, fast growing entrepreneurial businesses, start-ups, private individuals and business owners in a number of industry sectors. The advice and support that we deliver extends to commercial activities as well as corporate transactions. We also work closely with tax advisers and accountants to ensure that advice tailored to your transaction is provided.

Our specialist lawyers provide expert advice on all types of corporate and commercial transactions including structuring as well as providing the essential commercial agreements and contracts you need to protect every aspect of your business, whether related to intellectual property managing franchises, distribution and your supply chain. We also have specialist knowledge on managing ecommerce, distance selling and data protection risk for your business.

Core services

Our specialist expertise and experience includes :

  • Mergers and acquisitions – Whether you are selling your business or acquiring a new one, our team will help you through what can often be a complex and daunting exercise. We can manage the process for you, from carrying out the initial due diligence through to completion.
  • Venture capital and private equity investment – we advise private equity and venture capital investors on a broad range of investments, acquisitions and exits. We have a wealth of experience in acting on both sides of corporate venturing transactions.
  • Start-ups and entrepreneurial businesses – many of our clients are start-ups seeking to grow their own business. Other clients are owner managers that generations before them have started. We have knowledge of a wide range of business structures and can advise you on the most appropriate structure for your business. We can help nurture your business from incorporation and assist you with your legal requirements at every stage of its development.
  • Partnerships and LLPs – The most suitable business structure for your business may be a traditional partnership or a limited liability partnership (LLP). We can guide and advise you on the tax implications, the associated risks, and the rules applicable to the partnership structure compared to the other forms of business structures. We have particular expertise in the dental sector, whether you are proposing to enter into a traditional partnership or an expense share arrangement.
  • Joint Venture and collaboration agreements – we can assist you to ensure that your joint venture agreement meets your specific objectives, whether it is a contractual joint venture or as a more formal incorporated joint venture where a separate business (or special purpose vehicle) is set up. Our advice will be tailored to your industry sector to ensure that the joint venture agreement includes provisions required for both parties’ aims and objectives.
  • Shareholder agreements – extensive experience in advising on and preparing shareholders’ agreements tailored to specific requirements.
  • Advising investors – whether private equity generally, share purchase agreements, taking a minority or majority stake in a private company.
  • Company law advice and services
  • Corporate restructuring and refinancing
  • IP

Please call us on 020 7481 2422 or email to talk to our Company and Commercial team. 

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