Lawrence Stephens

Corporate and Commercial

Making business work

  • Advising on complex corporate transactions
  • Providing strategic know how, commercial wisdom and practical solutions
  • Outstanding corporate advisers, partners at your side when you need us
Understanding business matters.

Regardless of size or maturity - from innovative start-ups through to market-leading companies - your commercial arrangements are fundamental to realising objectives that underpin the success of your business.

Before offering informed practical advice to our clients, we need to know the commercial imperatives and strategic objectives of their business and to understand the dynamics of the sectors in which they operate.  We make it our business to find out.  This enables us to be proactive in delivering the right advice on transactions that shape their future.

From M&A, joint ventures and disposals to intellectual property, brand management and data protection, our commercial advice stems from understanding our clients’ businesses goals and drawing on our extensive experience in contracts and commercial agreements.

In taking a unique approach to legal and business challenges, we bring a creative, business-savvy approach to everything we do, however complex, and thrive on delivering the best results for our clients.  Above all, we get the right deal done.

Our corporate law expertise includes:
  • Acquisitions and disposals 
  • Mergers and reconstructions 
  • Management buy-outs, buy-ins and private equity 
  • Takeovers and schemes of arrangement 
  • Joint ventures and shareholder arrangements 
  • General company law and regulatory advice, including corporate governance
Our commercial law expertise includes:
  • Contracts 
  • Commercial Agency 
  • Franchising 
  • Licensing 
  • Distribution Agreements 
  • Technology 
  • Intellectual Property 
  • Data Protection