Corporate and Commercial Law

Corporate and commercial law experts

At some point, all businesses have to deal with various legal questions or face situations which require expert advice from specialist commercial law solicitors. Whether it’s a specific matter such as drafting a tailored shareholders’ agreement or more general legal advice in connection with successfully managing your corporate affairs, the skilled team of company lawyers at W H Matthews & Co can ensure that you get the guidance you need, protecting the interests of your business. Our proactive response to commercial threats and opportunities as a result of new legislation means that we can guide your business through all the legal hurdles and allow you to take advantage of the changing legal landscape.

A multidisciplinary approach

We believe that it’s best to take a holistic view when it comes to looking after the legal aspects of a business; focusing on a single issue can obscure the bigger picture. The wide range of legal services we offer at W H Matthews & Co not only means that we have experience of dealing with most sectors and industries, but also means that we can apply a multidisciplinary approach and handle the full array of legal matters facing small or large businesses. Our corporate and commercial team leverages the skills in our employment, dispute resolution and commercial property departments, providing you with comprehensive legal advice on all areas of your business.

Buying, selling or expanding a business

Whether you are in the early stages of business growth, want to explore a merger or acquisition opportunity, or would like to sell your business, the commercial solicitors at W H Matthews & Co offer a pragmatic and straightforward approach to making your company transition or transaction as smooth as possible. We provide advice throughout the business lifecycle for a variety of private and listed companies, SMEs and startups on the full range of corporate matters including:

  • Company purchases and sales
  • Due diligence
  • Equity fundraisings
  • Demergers
  • Corporate restructurings
  • Joint ventures
  • Drafting partnership and shareholder agreements
  • Conversion from being a sole trader or partnership into a limited liability company or LLP
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Disposal of assets
  • Share buybacks and other share restructurings

Our company lawyers also deal with company secretarial matters, can help you choose the right business structure and ensure that everything is filed correctly with Companies House. To find out more about our corporate and commercial services, get in touch with our team.

 

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