Corporate and Commercial

We advise clients ranging from small businesses to large corporations and private equity houses on all types of corporate and commercial transactions and structures. We advise clients across a range of industries and sectors and have particular experience in the luxury goods, energy, transportation, financial services, real estate development and FMCG sectors.

Our services include:

Commercial contracts

Putting the right contract in place is essential to managing risk and responsibilities in business relationships.  Our services include:

  • Advising on the appropriate contractual arrangements and structure
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating all types of commercial contracts (including sale of goods, supply of services, agency, distribution, marketing, advertising, sponsorship, consultancy, joint ventures, outsourcing and IT agreements)
  • Website terms and conditions and e-commerce agreements

Private equity and venture capital

We advise boutique private equity houses and venture capital firms on appropriate structures, legal documentation and measures to protect their investments and effectively manage risk.  Our services include:

  • Advising on the appropriate structure and investment vehicle
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating investment related agreements and documentation

Mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures

We assist clients by advising on the appropriate vehicle for their business ventures and handling the legal aspects of the deal.  Our services include:

  • Acquisitions and disposals, company takeovers, mergers, demergers, restructuring and group reorganisation
  • Due diligence
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating M&A and JV documentation

Contract management and administration

Our contract management and administration services enable organisations to streamline the management and administration of contracts. Clients can centralise the management and administration of contracts, improve efficiency, reduce costs and better manage contractual risk.  Our services include:

  • Development and roll out of tailor-made contract management and administration solutions
  • Development of bespoke contract management software
  • Ongoing contract management and administration including dealing with new contracts, handling all negotiations, amendments and renewals of existing contracts

Corporate support and company secretarial

We offer cost effective services for the management of organisations’ and individuals’ business interests and assets.  Our services include:

  • Company formation in a variety of jurisdictions, including preparing incorporation documentation and advice on incorporation
  • Drafting corporate documentation including board resolutions and minutes