Corporate and commercial2017-11-21T09:40:49+00:00

Corporate and commercial

We provide a leading corporate and commercial service to businesses at all stages and of all sizes, from sole traders to international groups of companies. We pride ourselves on giving commercially focused, succinct and practical advice.  Understanding our clients’ businesses, industries, markets and commercial objectives is central to what we do.

We typically advise on the following corporate matters:

  • acquisitions, disposals, MBOs and MBIs
  • reconstructions, demergers and schemes of arrangement
  • employee share schemes and incentives
  • private equity and shareholder relations
  • banking and finance

We typically advise on a range of commercial contracts including:

  • manufacturing and supply
  • outsourcing
  • distribution and agency
  • franchising
  • e-commerce
  • logistics

Examples of work include:

  • Acting for a private equity investor in an £18m MBI on its acquisition of a majority stake in a national clothing retailer
  • Acting in the sale of one of the country’s top 2 audio, lighting and media installation companies
  • Negotiating a £40m property development loan with rolled over term facility for a major commercial development
  • Advising on the restructuring and refinancing of a £50m private equity fund
  • Advising on numerous private equity acquisitions, disposals and investments on values ranging between £1m – £50m