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Company Law & Corporate Law Solicitors

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 specialist Corporate Law Solicitors 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 2020 edition states;

"Telford-based Lanyon Bowdler offers 'strength in knowledge and experience' for clients in the West Midlands and further afield. 'Consummate professional' Grainne Walters heads the team and has primarily handles high value corporate transactions. Also recommended is Edward Burrell, who is skilled in drafting corporate transactions documents."

The 2019 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 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.

Contact our Corporate Law Solicitors

Give us a call or complete our online enquiry form, to see how we 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.

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

The use of clear modern language and presentation with legal jargon kept to a minimum where possible.

- Mr P King & Mrs D King, Prestigne

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

A very good service - it simplified the appeal process for me considerably which went very smoothly.

- Mr P Griffiths, Telford

All staff were polite, efficient and professional. Advice was clear and informative. I like the fact that everyone explained legalities with clarity.

- Mrs L Draycott, Oswestry

Quality of care and sensitivity.

- Mrs C Shuker, Shrewsbury

Quotes

Competence and detailed legal knowledge.

- Mr S Martin & Mrs R Martin, Shrewsbury

Efficient and effective service; good knowledge and understanding of procedures; good organisation; courtesy.

- Mrs S Pilkington, Nottinghamshire

Excellent service in a clear and concise manner.

- Derwen College, Oswestry

Everything was first class

- Miss Evans, Oswestry

Great, friendly staff - really approachable and professional. Never pushy!

- Fairfield High School, Hereford

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