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
Charles Russell Speechlys advises shareholders of eCommonSense on sale to ECI Software Solutions
eCommonSense is a technology solutions provider focused on the construction and building materials supply sectors.
Charles Russell Speechlys wins best Legal Services: Private Equity at the Africa Global Funds Awards 2021
We are delighted to announce we have been awarded the Legal Services: Private Equity award at the AGF Service Providers Awards 2021.
Charles Russell Speechlys acts for Cmostores Group Limited on its acquisition of JTM Plumbing Limited
CMO Group Plc, UK’s largest pureplay online retailer of building materials which recently listed on AIM.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises the founders of Compandben on the sale of the business to TopSource Worldwide
Compandben is one of the longest established international providers of employment solutions.
The importance of anticipating the restructuring of State Guaranteed Loans
Denis looks at the importance of anticipating the restructuring of State Guaranteed Loans
Victoria Younghusband, Jessica Arrol Caws and Giulia Brunello write for The Bahamas Financial Services Board 's GATEWAY Magazine on the role of IFC's in the post-Brexit environment
Victoria and Jessica consider the changing role for IFCs following the approval of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
Phase out of temporary restrictions on use of winding up petitions
Hannah takes a look at the recent UK Government announcement on statutory demands and the presentation of winding up petitions
Preparing your company for sale
We set out here some initial steps to consider in anticipation of a sale.
Overhaul of London's stock market listing regime set to significantly boost capital raising opportunities for founder led UK tech businesses
Charles Russell Speechlys advises discoverIE on its acquisition of Antenova
discoverIE is a leading international designer, manufacturer and supplier of customised electronics to industry.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Acora on acquisition of Westgate IT
Westgate IT specialises in providing IT support to businesses in the South West.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Grape Paradise on the acquisition of a fine wine business
Charles Russell Speechlys has advised Grape Paradise on the acquisition of the Sarment Group in the China Mainland territories.
Ongoing supply chain crisis looms large over upcoming allergen law change
The Business Magazine and The Surrey Chambers of Commerce report on the firm's involvement in the sale of Online Fuels Limited to DTN
The firm advised the shareholder management team on the sale of shares in Online Fuels to global data, analytics, and technology group, DTN.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Appital Ltd on £2.5m Investment led by Frontline Ventures
Appital is an Equity Capital Marketplace which aims to bring innovation to Equity Capital Markets.
The Business Magazine, Insider Media, Business South and The Surrey Chambers of Commerce report on the firm's involvement in Appital's £2.5m growth capital investment
The injection will accelerate the development of Appital’s technology infrastructure, integration with financial institutions.
Healthcare team advises Country Court Care on £57m sale of three care homes
Country Court Care Group Ltd has been active almost 35 years as a nursing and care home operator.
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B[re]aking up is never easy... a lesson from the Oetker business split
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Metier on US$39m investment into Africa Mobile Networks
AMN builds, owns, operates and maintains mobile network infrastructure in Africa.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Apposite Capital on acquisition of i2a Diagnostics
i2a is a leading provider of laboratory instruments, software and reagents for the clinical microbiology market in France.