Our Entrepreneurs and Family Business sector expertise

The issues and concerns of family and entrepreneurial businesses run deep in our DNA, and our team can offer a huge depth and breadth of experience in these matters. We support entrepreneurs whether they are managing existing interests or starting new ventures.

Advising business owners

We work with individuals who are divesting their interest in their business on relevant corporate governance, management succession and personal taxation considerations. Critically for family businesses, our private client team also offers advice and support on a broad range of specialist issues regarding business ownership and interests, tax and inheritance.

We advise businesses, and the individuals that run them, on the entire spectrum of legal advice that arise at all stages of a businesses development cycle, including:

  • Start-up
  • Expansion
  • Acquisition or merger
  • Financing
  • Management buyout
  • Flotation
  • Voluntary liquidation.

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