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Corporate Services

Lead contact   David Gebbie | View Bio
James Eveling | View Bio
Rebecca Roberts | View Bio
Emma Thomas | View Bio 

The best solution to a problem invariably involves taking an all round view combining professional knowhow, business experience and down-to-earth hard work. We see our role as lawyers as converting information into knowledge and then applying that knowledge to enable our clients to take effective and decisive actions.

Our corporate transaction service includes sourcing and managing deal flow and delivering value for money in the following areas:

Corporate Finance

Leading and managing company disposals, mergers and acquisitions

  Venture Capital / Private Equity

Arranging and advising on MBOs, MBIs and EIS funded investments focusing on investment agreements, new articles, service agreements and related documentation

Angel Investment

Advising on high tech start ups, including IP protection, third party consultancy agreements, EIS applications, employee terms and conditions and initial customer contracts

  Development finance

Securing growth funding including bank finance, development capital, invoice discounting, advising on EMI Schemes and equity refinancing

Restructuring and turnaround

Help restore financial and management stability, set up reporting functions, limit losses, chase debtors and reach settlements with creditors

  Joint ventures

Negotiating business partnerships often with an international flavour, liaising with foreign lawyers, withholding tax consequences, value shifting.

Shareholder Agreements

Understanding and helping bring together shareholders often in family run SME’s, explaining and drafting typical arrangements such as pre-emption rights, drag and tag along rights, bad/good leaver provisions and sale provisions