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Corporate & Commercial

Whichever corner of the globe you’re seeking legal advice in, we’re here to help. Our dual-qualified South African and UK solicitor partner and head of commercial group, Grant Esterhuizen, is well equipped to assist with your international legal requirements.

As well as his extensive global contact book, we have access to legal professionals with excellent local knowledge in more than 250 legal and accountancy firms in over 100 countries.

As a member of the MSI Global Alliance of lawyers and accountants and our association with leading Indian law firm, Advani & Co, we’re in a great position to advise and help with your legal matters overseas.

So, if you need international legal advice from Grant or our team of lawyers, give us a call on 0344 967 0793 and we’ll be happy to help.

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

Legal 500 2015 Top_tier_firms

Lester Aldridge LLP’s corporate team has a strong SME client base, and specialises in a number of sectors, including software, aerospace, manufacturing and exporting. Susan Cowan has particular expertise in the care sector. David Ashplant ‘gets straight to the matter’, and Grant Esterhuizen is highly praised for his knowledge and professionalism. Clients include Finishing Brands, Lush and Coastline Produce.

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Latest Blogs & News

Latest News & Blogs

Lords Call for Radical Overhaul of “Fundamentally Flawed” Licensing Act

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 was set up to scrutinise the Act and on 4 April 2017 it published its report entitled The Licensing Act 2003: Post-Legislative Scrutiny.

Brexit Intellectual Property Rights

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.


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 Of further concern came the news that investors had withdrawn £1.4 billion from commercial property funds.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

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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