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We've advised on a wide range of corporate and partnership structures and will work closely with you to identify the most appropriate vehicle for your business.

We believe that successful navigation of the structural options available to corporates and partnerships relies on an understanding of your commercial objectives and organisational culture as well as the tax and regulatory frameworks.

Drawn from across our market-leading corporate team, our specialist lawyers have a proven track record for delivering results across a range of complex corporate structures including alternatives to M&A transactions.

We’re proud of our reputation for delivering clear solutions that respond to commercial drivers and contribute to your strategic success. Whether incorporated in the UK or overseas, we help you to identify the most appropriate vehicle for your business, from limited companies (both listed and unlisted), companies limited by guarantee, unlimited companies and community interest companies to LLPs, partnerships and limited partnerships. You tell us what you want to achieve and we’ll listen – before making recommendations that get you the results you want.

Most importantly, we think our firm-wide expertise sets us apart from the crowd in this field.  Supported by teams of tax, real estate, employment, pensions, competition, regulatory and litigation specialists, as well as our banking and restructuring teams, we don’t just stop at providing outstanding corporate advice.  We build teams that work for you over the longer-term, helping you with tax structuring, pension issues, regulatory obstacles and management of risk. 

As part of our corporate and employment offerings, we have extensive experience of advising Partnerships and LLPs as well as individual partners and LLP members on the non-contentious and contentious aspects of their businesses. For more information, visit our dedicated Partnerships and LLPs page.

“We always knew what was going on and could always find someone to speak to when we needed them.”

Chambers & Partners Guide (UK)

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What we do

We have particular experience in the following areas:

  • The less obvious type of corporate and partnership vehicles
  • The use of ‘ring-fenced’ unlimited companies to navigate obstacles
  • Tax
  • Demergers
  • Employee incentives/share options/growth shares
  • General partnerships, limited liability partnerships and limited partnerships
  • Rights and duties of directors, partners and members
  • Pre-Sale Reorganisations to maximise tax savings
  • Exit arrangements

Examples of work

  • We advised RES on a £28.3 million financing deal for two onshore wind farms. The deal, agreed with international projects and export finance bank KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, takes the form of 15-year term loans funding the Tallentire Hill Wind Farm, a 12MW, 6 turbine wind farm in Cumbria, England, and the Meikle Carewe Wind Farm, a 10.2MW, 12 turbine wind farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.  
  • We advised leading independent wind energy developer Coriolos Energy on its development partnership with Ireland’s premier energy company ESB.  
  • We advised on the establishment of True Potential LLP, provider of a financial services wealth platform.
  • We are advising on the restructuring of a “not-for-profit” government backed entity into a “for profit” entity with full employee engagement via ownership.
  • We advised VCT funds on the restructuring options available to them to navigate new regulatory restrictions.
  • We advised digital bank Atom on strategic partnership with BBVA and its £135 million fundraising ​

Clients include: Coriolis Energy, Fine Industries, Harrison Developments, LV=, Monstermob, NECC,  RES, True Potential, and Write Research.