Corporate & Commercial

We can assist you with all aspects of setting up, running, funding, buying or selling a business and have extensive experience of acting for businesses of all sizes in a variety of business sectors.

We act for start-ups as well as SMEs, multinationals and inbounds and work hard to provide, pragmatic, tailored advice to meet your needs. We provide City expertise at a sensible cost.

Our corporate team work for clients across a number of industry sectors including healthcare (sales and consulting), automotive, IT, cyber-security, project management, logistics and building supplies. The links below provide examples of the assistance we can offer, but feel free to call us to chat through your requirements.

Business Set-Up

We can assist with company set-up, bespoke Articles of Association,

We can help you with negotiating and agreeing Joint Venture documents (whether contractual or share-based Joint Ventures), Partnership Agreements and LLP Agreements.

We can also help with the contracts your business needs to operate: Terms and Conditions of Business, Employment Contracts and Premises Leases.

Commercial Agreements

We can assist with the drafting and reviewing of Trading Terms & Conditions; Service Agreements; Distribution and Agency Agreements; Outsourcing Contracts; Supply Agreements and IP Licences; Contractual Joint Ventures and Contract Tenders

Recent commercial work includes:

• Drafting re-seller agreements for cyber-security products;

• Advising on the impact of the new Consumer Rights Act 2015

• Advising on a tender for a £100 million joint venture in the professional education sector.

Funding and Structuring your Business

We can assist with the drafting and reviewing of Loan and Security Agreements; Loan Note Funding; Venture Capital Investment; Share Capital Structuring; Group Structuring and Reorganisation; Share Buybacks and Return of Capital

Recent work includes:

• Advising the owner and management team of an automotive business on the sale of that business to a VC-backed vehicle;

• Advising on the share reorganisation of an automotive joint venture;

• Advising on a share buyback and share reorganisation for the IT sector.

Corporate Transactions

We can assist with the buying and selling of Assets and Shares; Management Buy-Outs and Buy-Ins; Share Joint Ventures and Legal Due Diligence.

Recent corporate work includes:

• Acting for a film studios in the sale of its stores business;

• Advising on disposal of a food-processing business to American investors;

• Advising a pharmacy chain on the acquisition of further businesses.

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Iwan Emanuel

Iwan Emanuel

Partner - Corporate & Commercial

Telephone: 01494 893 570