Corporate and commercial

The Corporate and commercial team serves a wide range of UK and international clients across a number of industry sectors; from media and sports to fashion and financial services.

We have expertise handling national and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and disposals, joint venture and shareholder arrangements and limited liability partnership agreements; IPOs on the main market, the AIM; management buyouts and private equity transactions; forms of equity funding; company reconstructions; general company law including directors' duties and corporate governance and regulatory advice; and insolvency and corporate recovery. In addition our team includes lawyers who have specific expertise in drafting commercial contracts ranging from supply, distribution and agency agreements, to intellectual property, e-commerce and brand and sponsorship agreements.

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“Best known for advising SMEs, and often acting for the sellers of owner-managed businesses, Collyer Bristow LLP’s department is ‘sensible and responsive’. Practice head Paul Sillis advised Molinare TV and Film on its purchase of various assets owned by Video Engineering Training. Senior associate Ragavan Arunachalam assisted HM Holdings with its acquisition of He-Man Equipment. Other clients include Medical Services, Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, Manolete Partners and Leyland SDM.” Legal 500 2017, Corporate and Commercial - M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m. 

Leading firm legal 500 2017

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