Corporate, Commercial and Restructuring

Corporate, Commercial and Restructuring

Our team has acted for a broad range of businesses including partnerships, limited liability partnerships and limited companies both home and overseas. We support businesses from inception and throughout their journeys when they are growing or during challenging times. We recognise that businesses do not want to limit themselves to legal solutions alone but want no nonsense commercial solutions that are cost effective and allow them to continue with their business objectives.

We can provide advice, support and solutions focussed assistance in:

  • Setting up your business
  • Running and growing your business
  • Dealing with challenges along the way

Our team is comprised of experienced lawyers who are sensitive to the demands and practicalities of running a business and we can call upon the assistance of external experts including specialist barristers, accountants and insolvency practitioners when they are needed. The goal is to find a solution.

In particular, we deal with the following areas:

Corporate

  • Setting up a business
  • Business investment and raising funds
  • Shareholder agreements / Partnership Agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Directors’ duties
  • Shareholder rights and shareholder actions
  • Actions against directors

Commercial

  • Commercial contracts and terms of business
  • Data protection including breaches of GDPR
  • Brand protection and reputation management
  • Intellectual property, trademarks and copyright infringement
  • Regulatory advice
  • Anti-money laundering advice
  • Transactional advice on risk and procedure
  • Commercial disputes
  • Freezing injunctions
  • Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution

Restructuring and insolvency

  • Administration, liquidation, company voluntary arrangements and receiverships
  • Asset tracing, recovering preferential payments and transactions at undervalue
  • Fraud investigations
  • Insolvency litigation including applications under the Insolvency Act 1986
  • Restructuring and turnaround