Family businessesWe have a long history of acting for some of the most well-established owner-managed businesses, both in the UK and overseas. We understand what drives family businesses, and provide strategic advice to help owners and executive management teams achieve their ambitions. We are experts in advising on succession planning and wealth preservation opportunities.
Investment funds and managers We advise on both the regulatory issues and structuring of all kinds of investment funds, including hedge funds, limited partnerships and LLPs, investment syndicates, OIECs and unit trusts, both for onshore and offshore clients. Our aim is to explain the complexity of these issues in a simple manner and affect the structure seamlessly with overseas advisers where necessary.
High-net-worth individualsWe advise high-net-worth individuals, whether they need practical advice on a commercial dispute, an employment contract, or on setting up and running a successful company.
Entrepreneurs and investorsWe recognise that entrepreneurs require proactive, highly commercial advice. Our experts work with entrepreneurs to set up new businesses, manage them going forward and in dealing with any problems that arise.
Mid-market companiesOur team advise mid-market clients whether they are seeking capital to expand their business or are looking to become publicly traded. We have the experience to guide our clients through the process of IPOs and pre-IPO and secondary fundraisings.
International companiesOur clients are drawn from a wide range of industries, but with an emphasis on property companies, investment funds, commodities trading (from regulatory issues to structuring), IT and e-commerce, and the hotels and leisure sector. Many of our clients have an international focus and require proactive, highly commercial legal advice to resolve their issue quickly and cost-effectively.