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Corporate and M&A Solicitors

 

Corporate and M&A Solicitors advising clients in Reading and Thames Valley

Whether you are launching your start-up, driving forward a complex multinational organisation or a private individual seeking clear legal advice, we understand your sector and can provide practical support for the road ahead. Since 1913 our company law solicitors have been providing commercially driven strategic advice and we are top tier ranked by The Legal 500 and Chambers.

Our corporate and M&A solicitors provide strategic corporate and commercial advice on corporate issues and mergers & acquisitions and we can support you in acquisitions, fundraising, re-organisations, buying and selling businesses, buy ins, buy outs and exits, including Employee Ownerships Trusts (EOTs). We have extensive experience in acting for start-ups and early-stage companies along with well-established national and international businesses.

We understand the opportunities in the international business market,  we have access to a worldwide network of excellent legal experts through our membership of TAGLaw, have strategic involvement with the CBI and are a strategic partner for the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC).

“Very professional, knowledgeable and accessible lawyers.” 

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An exceptional balance of expertise and personality.”

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Passionate and Practical

Our lawyers are specialists in their fields and love what they do. We understand your sector and what keeps you up at night and can provide practical support for the road ahead.

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Refreshingly Responsive

We build trusted relationships with our clients where you can rely on us to be proactive, watch your back, and find a solution that works for you.

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Caring and Collaborative

We genuinely care for our clients and we work together as a collaborative team to make sure you are supported in whatever you need to do.

“I worked with Stuart on a matter relating to a mutual client which was suffering financial distressHis calm and pragmatic approach aligned well with my own firm’s values, and he provided huge assistance in guiding the directors through a turbulent time.”
James Hopkirk, Restructuring Director – Kreston Reeves LLP

“Stuart Mullins has always been highly professional, commercial and responsive whenever I have worked with him on projects, often in high pressure environments….Stuart is exactly the kind of advisor I want on my team.”

James Hawksworth, Director – RSM

“We are very pleased with the support and advice received from on the recent acquisition by BMW Group UK.  With clear, concise and timely advice and management, Ashan and his team helped us navigate through some complex arrangements and seamlessly bridged the gap between the legal and commercial issues”

Amit Kotecha, Senior Legal Counsel – BMW Legal Affairs UK & Ireland 

“I was impressed with the speed, turnaround and frequency of communication in my dealings with Clarkslegal’s corporate team led by Stuart Mullins, in concluding my share purchase.” 

Nigel Keene, Managing Director – Whiteknights Estate Agents

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