Lawrence Stephens

Corporate Governance

In running any successful business, it is essential to have effective corporate governance: the framework on which a company operates and ensures that its core business values and integrity are maintained.  Strong corporate governance enables businesses to operate smoothly.  It also builds trust with investors, making it invaluable in any future sale, and with lenders when funds are borrowed. 

Advice on corporate governance is therefore critical.  By implementing the right policies and procedures, businesses can deal with any problems that arise.

We represent businesses of every size, drafting policies and agreements, and undertaking legal compliance.  Our lawyers focus on commercial aims and long-term strategy, providing each business with a solid legal foundation.

Our services include:
  • Directors’ duties
  • Employee share schemes and employee incentives
  • General meetings
  • Investigations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Notices and resolutions
  • Partnership agreements
  • Policies and procedures
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Restructuring
  • Shareholders' agreements
  • Succession planning
  • Commercial advice