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Corporate law

“They’re down-to-earth – you get what you see and there’s a good level of partner involvement.” Chambers UK 2017

Corporate transactions

The life-cycle of a business can involve many transactions, some of which may be new to you. Our corporate lawyers act for businesses of all sizes to make things as straightforward as possible.

It’s important to us that you get the most out of your deals and our approach is positive, transparent and tailored to your needs. We can provide practical corporate legal advice to help you set-up a new business, acquire or invest in an existing business, or sell your established business.

We have acted for buyers, sellers and investors in a broad range of sectors. Our wide experience means we can offer valuable insights into the potential ‘drivers’ of the other parties. This allows us to anticipate some of the issues that may be faced during the course of a deal so we can maximise the value of your transactions, whilst minimising associated risks.

Our corporate lawyers regularly advise on:

As we are supported by other specialists at Clarke Willmott, we can also help you with employment, property, tax, banking and finance, and all the other legal matters a business might face.

Whatever your business objectives are, we see it as our role to help you achieve your goals.

Our recent highlights

  • Management buy out of Jubb Consulting Engineers
  • Sale of entire issued share capital of Creasefield Ltd to Solid State Plc
  • Multi-million pound acquisition by Onecom Group of Evolve Telecom
  • Sale of entire issued share capital of Pampurred Pets to Pets Corner
  • Disposal of cyber security firm Pentest to Secarma

You can see a more of our recent deals here.

What our clients say about us

Simon Thomas ‘brought a wealth of experience, a level head and excellent strategic understanding to our recent investment’.” Client of Simon Thomas quoted in Chambers UK 2017

“I’ve been really pleased with Ed Foulkes’ work and the outcome of our new revised client agreement is exactly what I was looking for.” David Vaughan, Managing Director, Trusted Advisor Ltd

Simon Smith has brilliant strategic thinking skills. He is able to quickly grasp information, analyse it and come to the best solution. He conveys complicated legal strategy in simple terms.” Anthony Gell, CEO, Leadersin

“Just wanted to personally thank you ALL for your hard work and for getting the deal over the line today. The level of professionalism and support from you all has been second to none, thank you!” Carol Hilton, Founder and Director, NOW Financial Solutions

“He (Kirill Bingham) was always able to talk things through in a logical and reassuring manner and has ended up getting us a great outcome at the conclusion of our sale. I cannot recommend him and the team at Clarke Wilmott highly enough and I look forward to working with them again in the future.” Client, M. Morton

Contact a corporate lawyer

If you would like to find out more about how our Corporate team can support your business, please contact one of our lawyers directly or by calling 0800 652 8025. Please click here to see contact details for our Corporate partners.

Clarke Willmott has offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton. We provide corporate legal advice both to businesses located within the UK and internationally.