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Corporate and M&A

Restructuring lawyers in London and Thames Valley

 

We have a great deal of experience in share for share exchange, subdivisions, share buy backs demergers and general re-structuring support. 

We work closely with tax advisers and accounting professionals to ensure the process is completed smoothly and in line with clearance advice. 

“Very professional, knowledgeable and accessible lawyers.” 

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  • 30 May 2024
  • Corporate and M&A

How to exit your business

Selling your business can be a tricky, confusing and sometimes painful process!  However, with some careful planning and right choice of advisers, you can enjoy a relatively smooth and successful experience.

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  • 09 May 2024
  • Corporate and M&A

Navigating corporate transparency: ECCTA reforms series – part 1

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 (ECCTA) received Royal Assent in October 2023 and marked a pivotal moment in corporate governance and transparency.

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  • 28 March 2024
  • Corporate and M&A

Legal perspectives on ESG and director duties

In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, the concept of ESG factors has emerged as a guiding framework for companies seeking to thrive in the long term.

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  • 04 March 2024
  • Corporate and M&A

Treasury Shares – An Opportunity to be Treasured

Under section 658 of the Companies Act 2006 (‘CA 2006’), there is a general rule against companies acquiring and owning their own shares.

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  • 07 February 2024
  • Corporate and M&A

The Importance of S3 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977

All entities which enter into business-to-business contracts should be aware of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 to ensure that their terms of business are legally binding

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  • 06 February 2024
  • Corporate and M&A

Clarkslegal’s Corporate team advise the exiting shareholders of leading human microbiome company

Corporate lawyers advised the shareholders of leading human microbiome company, Invivo Healthcare, on their multi-million pound sale.

“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 

Ashan Arif is central to our working relationship – we have a high degree of trust and confidence in his work. He was interested in our business from the outset, clear about the firm’s capability and focus, and has provided high-value and cost-effective support.

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“I was impressed with the speed, turnaround and frequency of communication in my dealings with Stuart Mullins, in concluding my share purchase.”

Nigel Keene, Managing Director, Whiteknights Estate Agents

“Stuart Mullins was great at understanding what my needs were and responded in a timely manner every time. It was great to talk to someone who understood our situation and moved my transaction to completion efficiently and diligently. I really appreciated the extent to which Stuart explained everything to me regarding the transaction agreement, which gave me so much confidence when speaking to the purchaser”.

Jan Tupper, Proprietor, Arniss Equestrian Ltd

“We would recommend Clarkslegal as a leading corporate legal advisor in UK M&A due to their ability to work under a closed budget while keeping the highest professional standards and delivering a top professional advise under total availability, impressive technical-legal know-how and capacity to focus on the key matters at stake.”

Santiago Corredoira-Jack , Partner, Granahan McCourt Capital