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LEGAL SERVICES

 

As an experienced company commercial solicitor Andrew has just the right balance of skills to act as an advisor to business owners on their business journeys. Andrew can help you with any of the following:

Starting up - Business structuring and funding

  • Business plans
  • Business structures
  • Companies limited by guarantee
  • Partnership agreements
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Articles of Association
  • Option arrangements
  • Shareholder issues
  • Lending and security
  • Friends and family investments
  • Debt rescheduling
  • Varied corporate advice
  • Employment contracts
  • Share schemes and incentives
  • Consultancy contracts
  • Contractor contracts
  • Directors’ duties

 

Doing business

  • Identification, protection and exploitation of technology/brands/products/ ideas/IPR
  • Use of 3rd party rights
  • Supply of goods and services
  • Routes to market, eg
    • Agency
    • Distribution
    • Licence
    • Franchise
  • Joint ventures
  • Industry specific commercial agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements/NDAs
  • Guarantees
  • Varied commercial advice

 

The growing business

 

  • Raising debt and equity finance
  • Venture capital; private equity
  • Management BuyOuts
  • Corporate finance
  • Legal audits and due diligence
  • Subscription agreements and investor Articles of Association
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate and other joint ventures
  • New ventures/diversification
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganisation

 

Exit

 

  • Succession planning
  • Exit planning
  • Grooming for exit: putting business and legal issues in order; preparing and formalising contracts; legal healthchecks
  • Share and business sales
  • Insolvency/corporate recovery