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Corporate Law Services

Lanyon Bowdler’s corporate law specialists work with a wide range of businesses, from small to large, as well as owner managed firms, including acquisitions, disposals and other corporate transactions.

The corporate law section of our website contains a wealth of information about the services we can provide for your business, under the following headings:

Buying or selling a company
Starting a new business
Shareholders and directors
Charities and social enterprise
School academies

A Brief Summary of our Corporate Law Services

At Lanyon Bowdler, our business lawyers take the time to understand clients' commercial objectives so that they can provide practical, targeted advice to businesses.

Corporate work dealt with by the department includes:

  • Sales and purchases of companies and businesses
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Reorganisations, schemes and demergers
  • Joint ventures
  • Company purchase of own shares
  • Private equity
  • Shareholder agreements and articles of association
  • Directors' duties and corporate governance
  • Shareholder issues and disputes
  • Succession planning
  • Setting up companies, LLPs, businesses and partnerships, and constitutions
  • Restorations to the Register of Companies
  • Striking offs and Dissolutions
  • Partnerships and LLPs
  • Share Scheme and Employee Incentives

Legal Directory Recommendations

The Legal 500 has for many years recommended Lanyon Bowdler for corporate and commercial services in the West Midlands, the 2017 edition states;

"Lanyon Bowdler provides 'first-class support' to clients."

The 2018 edition of Chambers UK recognises the team in Band 4 for the West Midlands saying the team is known as being: "Respected local practice covering Shropshire and Herefordshire, with a strong base of agricultural clients. Practice specialisms include MBOs, joint venture arrangements and succession planning. Advises charities and non-profits, renewable energy companies and educational institutes"

Strengths 

One client enthuses: "I really like the relationship I have built with them. Their document turnaround is quick and they've become a valuable part of my team."

Other sources say: "They've been able to tone down the legal jargon into layman's speak for shareholders - we feel like we are dealing with normal people who understand the legal side but are able to make it clear."

How can Lanyon Bowdler Help?

Put simply, we understand the important relationship between the legal and commercial aspects of business.

The experience and knowledge of Lanyon Bowdler’s commercial law specialists is first rate, and having them onside to shoulder your legal burden is incredibly liberating, leaving you free to get on with making your business a success.

Contact Lanyon Bowdler Business Law Solicitors

Give us a call or complete our online enquiry form, to see how we can help. We have offices in Telford, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Ludlow, Bromyard and Hereford so are able to act for clients all over Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales and across the Midlands.

Newsletter

In order to keep our clients up to date with changes in corporate and commercial law, we produce a free quarterly newsletter, 'Update - Commercial News'. The newsletter, which you can sign up to here contains articles on corporate and commercial topics, which clients find valuable.

Testimonials

Ed provided utmost confidence throughout the process and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to other clients.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

The welcome at reception and the relaxed atmosphere when discussing things with the person handling the sale of my property.

- Mr W Ward, Oswestry

Efficient and hassle free, thanks so much.

- Mrs J Moller, Oswestry

She was supportive and very helpful - will be recommending to others who need a similar service.

- Mrs E Sumner, Telford

Ease of contact, understanding of business context. An excellent and pragmatic approach to a relatively complex business transfer.

- Mr D Coull, Shrewsbury

Quotes

Ed provided utmost confidence throughout the process and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to other clients.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

She and her team were amazing and without fault during our house purchase. I couldn't imagine us using anyone else in the future. The team will be easy to recommend.

- Mr Roberts, Shrewsbury

Helpful and courteous. Took time to explain complex issues.

- Mr J Barrett & Mrs W Barrett, Oswestry

I had requested information and advice from various other solicitors prior to calling Lanyon Bowdler and found that she was the only one to take the time and explain how the Help to Buy ISA worked.

- Mr M Shaw & Miss G Frankfort, Market Drayton

Kept me up to date in any process made.

- Mr P Haigh, Suffolk

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