Corporate Law / Company Law – Legal Advice
Whether you are a new start up or a mature company we can assist you with appointment and retirement of directors, transfer of shares, amendments of articles and reconstruction of your company.
A company goes through many phases in its life and changes may be required.
We can also assist with the sale of the company, or the company selling its own assets or even acquiring another company or a company’s assets.
Our Practice Areas in Corporate Law are:-
- Company Formations
- Company Mergers and Acquisitions
- Shareholders Agreements
- Bespoke Articles of Association
- Company Reorganisation
- Company Joint Ventures
- Corporate Finance
- Management Buy Out
- Private Equity
- Assets, Sales & Purchases
- Insolvency Advice
- Share Options
Where a company needs finance it may be available from a bank or from the shareholders by way of a bonus issue rights, issue or firm directors through directors’ loan accounts or from 3rd parties who will be called “private equity investors”.
You may be a group of individuals which is a company who wish to buy the company’s businesses or part of it. This will be called a management buyout. This may be achieved using your own cash borrowed or free cash, together with a bank loan and money from private equity.
Whatever the circumstances of your case and whichever sector your business operates in, you can rest assured that our experienced team of company law solicitors will do all they can to achieve a positive conclusion.
Commercial Law – Legal Advice
While Corporate Law deals with the statutory side of forming and regulating a company the wide spectrum of “Commercial Law” cares its relations with other entities or people in the world of commerce and business. A body of commercial law both statutory and case law has evolved over the years to provide the principles known as “Commercial Law”.
Our Practice Areas in Commercial are:-
- Technology Agreements
- Joint Collaboration Agreements
- Agency Agreements
- Distribution Agreement
- Know How Agreements
- Trading Terms and Conditions
- Supply Agreements
- Commercial Agent Regulations
The company, once formed, will need to trade and it will do so using a service of commercial contracts which govern the relationship between the company and its customers or strategic partners.
It will need trading terms and conditions – called t’s and c’s. It may go into joint ventures with the companies.
It may need to use another company’s ideas which will be controlled through licensing arrangements. It may act as an agent or employ an agent itself. It may distribute another company’s products or services. It may operate under another company’s name or banner through a franchise.