Our corporate team provides commercially-focused, tailored and proactive advice to a wide range of national and international clients; from start-up companies to major trading groups operating globally. We have expertise in numerours industry sectors ranging from media and sports to fashion and financial services.

As a group we are committed to building and maintaining long term relationships with our clients. We are aware that in difficult economic times, clients expect us to be effective in the use of our resources. All projects are partner-led and we will agree in advance the most cost effective team for each matter. We work closely with our colleagues in the firm's employment, intellectual property and commercial property groups to provide a full service on major corporate transactions.

How we can help you

Our services can be summarised by reference to the lifecycle of a corporate entity.

We have expertise in numerous areas including:

  • National and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and disposals
  • Joint venture and shareholder arrangements and limited liability partnership agreements
  • Management buyouts and private equity transactions
  • Company reconstructions
  • General company law including directors' duties and corporate governance
  • Restructuring and turnaround including insolvency and corporate recovery

We also regularly advise boards and shareholders in situations where they can no longer agree on the management and/or direction of their business; we suggest possible company law and litigation solutions for resolving these types of situations.

What our clients say

"The corporate team provides speedy and responsive advice, which is focused and practical and set in a commercial context." - Colin Haig, KPMG

"The team at Collyer Bristow worked tirelessly to deliver this important transaction." - Robert Plumb, CEO of HML Holdings Plc

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