The current climate has required businesses to show adaptability and resilience in the midst of uncertainty.
With expert guidance from our market-leading team of corporate lawyers we can help you to successfully achieve your business goals.
We invest time to get to know you and understand how we can best support your business. Whether you are a start-up company backed by investors, entrepreneurs and venture capital, a growth company looking to scale-up and win new investment, or a large multinational with full-service legal requirements, we are here to help you. We create bespoke teams to ensure your needs are met and you are provided with a cost-effective solution.
We provide clarity on the priorities for each individual transaction or project - where law and business are complex, we aim to be clear.
Transactions and project we work with our clients on include:
- Mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies based in the UK and internationally
- Public takeovers of companies listed on the UK Main Market and AIM
- All types of private equity transactions
- Venture capital and venture debt funding
- Innovative equity and debt financing arrangements
- Fund formation and the regulation of financial institutions
- Establishing LLPs and other forms of partnership
- EU and competition law
- Corporate governance and company secretarial matters
Meet the team
Marcus Stuttard will provide his unique insight and a "state of the nation" market update.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Topland Group on two key transactions
Topland Group is one of the largest multi-billion pound, privately owned investment groups.
Yahoo and Food Business Africa cover the firm's involvement in Oba Pack's investment in the Babator Farming Company
Oba Pack Company Limited, a Ghanaian-owned agribusiness, purchased the Babator Farming Company Limited (BFC) on 31 December 2021.
Le Monde du Droit and Fin Year cover the firm's involvement in Resilience's acquisition of Betterise
The Paris office has advised Resilience on their acquisition of Betterise.
Diversity and Inclusion: Clear transparency?
This article focuses on the published its Consultation Paper on diversity and inclusion on company boards and executive committees in July.
Listing Rules changes are in...exciting times for founders and fast-growing companies
Charles Russell Speechlys advises FairXchange on investment from United Fintech
FairXchange was founded in 2016, to bring clarity and transparency to execution performance through the provision of independent data.
ESG - do your priorities need to change with a changing landscape?
This article lists the forthcoming legislation and other initiatives which impact on public and quoted companies.
Mandatory climate-related disclosures coming soon
On 28 October 2021, the government published its response to its consultation on mandatory climate-related disclosures.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Acora on the acquisition of M9 Holdings
The acquisition of M9 Holdings marks the latest stage in Acora’s growth journey.
Reform of the UK Prospectus Regime
This article focuses on three aspects of the consultation: Quality and Duplication, Widening participation in public offers, Agility
Piers Master and James Broadhurst write for eprivateclient on the goals of a family office
What are the goals, priorities or concerns often raised by families?
Rebecca Burford quoted by Citywealth on family offices’ ESG considerations for their private market investments
Family offices are increasingly deploying a growing portion of their assets to the private markets.
The Surrey Chambers of Commerce report on the Dental team’s involvement in Dentex’s acquisition of its 100th dental practice
The Dental team in Guildford has advised Dentex on the acquisition of Courtyard Dental Practice based in Saffron Walden in Essex.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Dentex on the acquisition of Courtyard Dental Practice
Dentex is a fast-growing dental group focussed on developing its practices and optimising how dental practices operate.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Private Equity on their investment into Everpress
Puma Private Equity offers a wide range of award-winning investments that help to support investors.
Overhaul of London's stock market listing regime set to significantly boost capital raising opportunities for high-growth and founder-led technology companies
The review was triggered by Brexit and the opportunity for London’s capital markets to move away from EU rules.
The Chartered Institution of Taxation (CIOT) Budget representations for October 2021
The CIOT has recommended an extension of the EMI scheme and a fairly comprehensive review of the rules underpinning EOT relief.
International Adviser report on the firm's appointment of David Collins as Divisional Managing Partner for Business Advisory & Transaction Services
David Collins has been named as Divisional Managing Partner.
UK Government issues initial consultation on potential new power to block listings on national security grounds
The Government is proposing new power block listings on national security grounds. Read this article to find out more.