Company Corporate

Helping you and your business to grow, with commercial peace of mind



Running a business is tough. As a leader, you are constantly juggling competing pressures across people, processes, finance and regulation, whilst trying to manage and execute successful growth. When it comes to selecting a legal advisor, you need to be able to trust that your lawyer will keep the pace with you, understand your objectives and work collaboratively with you to meet them.

Summary

Our Company Corporate team has vast experience in advising businesses on any aspect of managing their growth; from setting out as a start-up, to development, expansion and disposal of assets. We work with businesses of all sizes: from entrepreneurial management teams to corporate PLCs.

We pride ourselves upon the delivery of ‘peace of mind’, which is what we call our approach to solving problems. And we do this with confidence, because 90% of our corporate and commercial team have worked ‘in-house’ in businesses, understanding the impact of their advice in a commercial context.

Notable matters we have undertaken

  • Advised in establishing and dealing with various transactions on behalf of SFO Capital Limited, a Lebanese bank’s UK investment arm.
  • Advised on an investment by a French TV/film producer and distributor into an English start up production company, which was the investor’s first investment in the UK involving cross-border elements and important considerations related to the status of the clients as individuals, such as terms of service.
  • Advised UK internet service provider Telcom Group on a major £63m investment on all facets of the agreement, with Operating Partner Chris Baldock being appointed Telcom Group’s Chairman.

Key contacts

Fiona Bee

Partner

Corporate & Real Estate

Pania Charalambous

Partner

Corporate & Commercial

Suzanne Eva

Partner

Corporate & Non-Contentious Employment Law

Bill Fowler

Partner

Corporate & Commercial Law

Carsten Gerlt

Legal Counsel

Corporate, Commercial, IP & Dispute Resolution

Antje Krause

Partner

Tax, Corporate & Commercial law

Jonathan Rogers

Partner

Construction, Corporate & Commercial

Noreen R. Weiss

Chair-US, Managing Partner, New York

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