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Corporate & Commercial

Sometimes, having some general advice is just what you need. But most businesses would benefit from dealing with a legal team who have in-depth knowledge of their industry, and their specific needs.

And because we can offer that level of knowledge and practical advice – about the sector you work in, you’re far more likely to get to where you want to go.

From start-up advice and management buy-outs to intellectual property and service agreements, we can answer all your questions, and advise you on the things you didn’t even know you needed.

Here are some of the areas we can help you with:

Corporate services:

  • Business start-ups
  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Group reorganisations and simplification
  • Management buy-out/ins
  • Joint ventures
  • Private equity investment as a means of access to finance and expertise
  • Debt finance arrangements
  • AIM listings to help your business access a new source of funding
  • Company secretarial and other regulatory aspects that your business may be subject to

Commercial services:

  • Distribution, agency and supply agreements
  • Shareholder relations
  • Website development agreements
  • Intellectual property protection and commercialisation
  • Standard terms of business;
  • Data protection
  • Competition law
  • LLP and other partnership agreements
  • Supply of goods and/or services agreements, which provide for every aspect of your USP

As well as advising clients in the UK, we are also able to advise clients on cross-border transactions and overseas business matters. And as a member of the MSI Global Alliance of lawyers and accountants, we can offer advice from a network of first-class lawyers from around the world.

So, if you need legal advice from a team of lawyers with a real understanding of your business, we’d be happy to talk to you.

Speak to a member of our experienced legal team today on 0344 967 0793.

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Chambers and Partners UK 2017

Team Ranked In Chambers 2017

Chambers and Partners UK  2017 recently Ranked the Corporate Team a Band 2 Team, with our clients saying “The entire team at Lester Aldridge are excellent: well trained, extremely professional and great to deal with.”

The Legal 500 UK

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2015 was a banner year for Lester Aldridge LLP, which saw the department gain a number of new clients including C4L Group Holdings, International Currency Exchange and Langham Industries. The ‘approachable and pragmatic’ Grant Esterhuizen has particular expertise advising clients in the software development, licensing, manufacturing and export sectors. David Ashplant and healthcare specialist Susan Cowan are also recommended.

Latest News & Blogs

Brexit Intellectual Property Rights
21
Feb
2017

Our Head of Commercial, Grant Esterhuizen looks at possible affects of Brexit on your business's Intellectual Property Rights (“IPR”), in particular, trade mark and design rights.

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2
Nov
2016

One of which, was the collapse of the acquisition of Cannon Place by Germany's Union Investment as well as the announcement by Barratt Development that various land-buying commitments were being put on hold. Of further concern came the news that investors had withdrawn £1.4 billion from commercial property funds.

brexit blunder
24
Oct
2016

The main effect of the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union was to create a huge wave of uncertainty for businesses across the country. Employers can no longer plan their recruitment strategy to include free movement of workers throughout the EU.

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