Corporate Law.

Corporate Lawyers & Company Law Advice.

Our team of Corporate Lawyers work with a wide range of businesses from small to large, offering expert legal advice on all types of corporate law matters including acquisitions, disposals, and numerous other types of 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:

Key Contact

Grainne Walters is a partner and head of the Corporate and Commercial Department; she specialises in corporate finance advisory and transactional work for private companies. She has particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, private equity, corporate reorganisations and growth companies.

Gráinne Walters
Gráinne Walters
Partner
Corporate Law | Business Contracts | Business Sales & Purchases

A Brief Summary of our Corporate Law Services

At Lanyon Bowdler, our specialist Corporate 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:


We have worked with Lanyon Bowdler for more than six years and the team has always provided sound advice, helping us to stand our ground and achieve the best possible deal for our business.

- Dave Courteen - Marches Leisure
Knowledge

Case study.

Case Study
Holmer Park, Herefordshire

Marches Leisure (The Shrewsbury Club) and Holmer Park Spa and Health Club (Herefordshire)

Corporate and commercial legal advice regarding business acquisitions....
Edward Burrell • 15 Dec 2023

Our Corporate Law Expertise

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

Podcast - Future Planning For Business Partnerships

In this episode you’ll hear from Emma Deering and Jennifer Edwards who are discussing succession planning for businesses, particularly partnerships. They offer insight and explain about wills, partnership agreements and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA).

The Legal 500

The Legal 500 has for many years recommended Lanyon Bowdler for corporate and commercial services in the West Midlands and the department has been recognised again in the 2024 edition, stating: ‘Underpinned by strong cross-office collaboration, Lanyon Bowdler’s ‘knowledge, advice, and expertise’ makes them a key port of call for a host of corporate clients.’

Testimonials

‘The service provided by Lanyon Bowdler is excellent. Their team are knowledgeable and friendly, and produce work in a timely manner.’

‘Creative, responsive, knowledgeable, experienced, and a great help in negotiations. Focused on the big picture rather than getting bogged down in legal nuances.’

‘London firm quality in a regional practice.’

‘Lanyon Bowdler acted to manage and oversee the legal elements of the management buyout of our company. Their knowledge, advice, and expertise made the sale successful and time efficient. They dealt with a vast amount of legal paper work and jargon quickly and efficiently, using all their resources.’

 

Chambers UK

The 2024 edition of Chambers UK recognises the team, saying ‘Lanyon Bowdler offers expertise in a wide range of legal services. It has vast knowledge of such areas as acquisitions, sales, mergers, management buyouts and buy-ins, investments, reorganisations, and commercial contracts, among many others. The department has noted skills in sectors such as agriculture, education and renewable energy supply.’

Strengths

“Their work is thorough and the key matters are understood in detail.”

“Outstanding levels of client service from the partner level down.”

“Lanyon Bowdler are diligent, knowledgeable and take a professional approach to providing advice.”

Testimonials

What our clients say.

Got the advice I needed to help me with my business, always available when needed.

Duncan
via ReviewSolicitors

Our company needed some advice quite urgently and Lanyon Bowdler dealt with everything quickly and efficiently.

Debbie
via ReviewSolicitors

Since dealing with Lanyon Bowdler they have been diligent, efficient and at all times very helpful along with being structured in dealing with matters, fees and clarity on all levels. Thank you.

Michael
via ReviewSolicitors

I was clearly informed of progress step by step. The service you provided was very good.

Peter Weston
Shrewsbury

All work carried out effectively and efficiently.

Hubert Jones
via ReviewSolicitors

Smooth and efficient service from very professional firm.

Tim
via ReviewSolicitors

An excellent service with solicitors that you can talk to and who give you a clear understanding of all necessary legal implications and interpretations.

Eric
via ReviewSolicitors

From start to finish we had excellent service. Friendly, approachable and professional.

Carl Gittins
via ReviewSolicitors

Very clear, concise advice and guidance, easy to understand.

Ian Jamieson
Telford

Good service provided throughout with clear communication throughout with all options explored.

Lee

I can thoroughly recommend the highly professional and supportive service received over the last few months.

Heather
via ReviewSolicitors

Responsive, supportive, approachable, clear and empathetic.

Lisa Thacker

Professional and prompt communication. Supportive and client focused.

Lisa Thacker
Jennifer M Whittall Ltd

Whenever I have had need to contact Lanyon Bowdler I have always received a fast, concise and friendly response.

Lee Mortimer
UK Case Management

Definitely would use Lanyon Bowdler again if I need the use of a solicitor.

Mark Bowkett
via ReviewSolicitors

Smooth and efficient service from very professional firm.

Tim
via ReviewSolicitors

We were particularly impressed with the quality of work, the speed and excellent communication.

Allenby Douglas Ltd
Oswestry

Greatly exceeded my expectations!

Worxinfo Limited
Coventry

Very friendly and approachable. Very good advice

Ivor Brown
via ReviewSolicitors

Great Service; Lanyon Bowdler were excellent from the outset. Straightforward and easy process. I just sat back and waited.

Paul Rowe
via ReviewSolicitors

Everything has been professional, efficient and courteous throughout and we are very pleased, both with the service and with the eventual outcome of our case. Everything was first class and exceeded our expectations. Thank you again for providing such splendid service. It is really appreciated.

Mr N J & Dr S J Browne
Llanfyllin

Contact our Corporate Law Solicitors

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

We have one of the most well recognised teams of business lawyers in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales, Birmingham and the Midlands. We offer a wide range of pricing options including fixed fees and service level guarantees.

As a leading law firm, we regularly act for clients on all manner of corporate law issues. We work closely with companies at all stages of the business lifecycle, whether you are in the early stages, scaling up, or exiting. We can represent you wherever you live in England or Wales.

For more information about how we can advise you on all areas of commercial law, speak to our experts today.

Please contact us by phone or use the online enquiry form and a member of the team will get back to you.

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Our people

Meet the team.

Gráinne Walters
Gráinne Walters
Partner
Corporate Law | Business Contracts | Business Sales & Purchases
Edward Burrell
Edward Burrell
Partner
Corporate Law | Business Contracts | Business Sales & Purchases | Leisure & Tourism
Nicholas Bridgewater
Nicholas Bridgewater
Trainee Solicitor
Corporate Law
Abi Croft
Abi Croft
Solicitor
Corporate Law | Business Contracts | Business Sales & Purchases
Jennifer Edwards
Jennifer Edwards
Associate Solicitor
Corporate Law | Business Contracts | Business Sales & Purchases
Zoe Roberts
Zoe Roberts
Associate Solicitor
Business Contracts | Business Sales & Purchases | Corporate Law
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Case studies.

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Paddle boarding in North Wales

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We would heartily recommend Lanyon Bowdler to any business as the team structure enables the delivery of a comprehensive...
Juana Eastwood • 20 Mar 2024
Case Study
Oldfields Cider barrels

Oldfields Cider

We found the team to be exceptionally knowledgeable and efficient in resolving any problems quickly....
Edward Burrell • 19 Jan 2024
Case Study
Holmer Park, Herefordshire

Marches Leisure (The Shrewsbury Club) and Holmer Park Spa and Health Club (Herefordshire)

Corporate and commercial legal advice regarding business acquisitions....
Edward Burrell • 15 Dec 2023
Knowledge

Latest knowledge.

Case Study
Paddle boarding in North Wales

Boltholes and Hideaways

We would heartily recommend Lanyon Bowdler to any business as the team structure enables the delivery of a comprehensive...
Juana Eastwood • 20 Mar 2024
Case Study
Oldfields Cider barrels

Oldfields Cider

We found the team to be exceptionally knowledgeable and efficient in resolving any problems quickly....
Edward Burrell • 19 Jan 2024
Case Study
Holmer Park, Herefordshire

Marches Leisure (The Shrewsbury Club) and Holmer Park Spa and Health Club (Herefordshire)

Corporate and commercial legal advice regarding business acquisitions....
Edward Burrell • 15 Dec 2023
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