Corporate and Commercial

The Corporate and Commercial Department is a dynamic and expanding area of the firm offering an extensive variety of services to individuals, companies, Trusts, Charities, Partnerships and LLP's. Our clients range from small owner managed business, through to charitable institutions, financial institutions and large public limited companies.

Our Corporate and Commercial team offers experience and creativity, consisting of pragmatic lawyers who provide a friendly, co-operative and practical service which always looks after the best interests of our clients. Several of our lawyers have previously worked for City firms and our experience tells us the issues that really matter and, significantly, those issues that do not.

Drawing upon the support of each of Ellisons’ specialist departments our Corporate and Commercial team is able to provide a seamless solution across a wide spectrum of legal issues to meet the current and future business needs of our clients.

Our Corporate and Commercial team is both locally integrated and internationally capable. Our clients benefit not only from our strong links with local banks, corporate finance advisers, accountants and brokers, but as members of the Alliott Group, a worldwide network of trusted advisors, our clients are also able to obtain advice to meet all their legal and business needs no matter in which jurisdiction they arise.

Our main services are:

  • Mergers and acquisitions (including sales and purchases of shares and businesses)
  • Private equity investments, management buy-outs, management buy-ins and private fundraising
  • Joint ventures
  • Shareholder arrangements
  • Corporate re-structuring
  • Insolvency
  • Franchise, distribution and agency arrangements
  • Corporate governance
  • Debt and equity funding
  • Inward and outward investment
  • Supply of goods and services and other commercial contracts
  • Exit and succession planning
  • Company and LLP formations
  • Intellectual property


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