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Corporate and Commercial Law

Our corporate & commercial lawyers have in-depth experience in relation to mergers, acquisitions and disposals, corporate finance, corporate re-organisations, AIM admissions, PLUS listings, private equity investments, start-ups, spin-outs, management buy-ins and buy-outs, cross-border deals, national and international joint ventures and inward investments. Our team also has particular interest and expertise in advising on a wide range of regulated business transfers, including instructions as diverse as insurance demutualisations through to the sale of banks and stockbrokers.

Legal 500

We are recommended in Legal 500 for our work within mergers & acquisitions and restructuring and insolvency. The Legal 500 notes that:

“Druces LLP’s ‘approachable and responsive’ practice recruited David Bennett and David Smith from Marriott Harrison LLP and Fasken Martineau LLP, respectively. Department head Toby Stroh and senior associate Antony Cotton are recommended along with Christopher Axford, who combines ‘experience and sound judgement’. Clients include Glenstone Property Group and Trinity Healthcare.”

We act for a broad client base including multi-national companies, national charities and not-for-profit organisations, banks and financial institutions, family businesses, high net worth individuals, investors and entrepreneurs. Our clients include a wide variety of fast growing and developing companies both privately owned and quoted. We also provide a full range of commercial services required to enable our clients to carry out their  business. These services range from intellectual property (primarily trade mark and copyright), information technology (with a particular experience and expertise in the financial services industry), distribution agreements, agency agreements to competition law, terms of business management and outsourcing agreements and much more. All business entities have commercial issues on which they need help from time to time. With our broad range of experience and expertise in a multitude of industry sectors we are ideally placed to supply that help.

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