Corporate & Commercial
We are forward thinking.
Our trusted corporate lawyers and commercial lawyers—many of whom are City trained—are experts in M&A and business law. Working with our colleagues in our other teams, we bring together a wealth of experience of helping clients in many different sectors. Quite simply, we enjoy what we do. This is why, as your trusted business advisors, you can count on us to give you the advice you need, when you need it, no matter how complex the business issue.
Running a business is tough, buying or selling one is even tougher. At Downs, our corporate and commercial lawyers recognise this. This is why we get to know your business and give you practical, no-nonsense advice, which you don’t need a legal dictionary to understand.
There are a number of complexities around any business transaction, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and restructuring, right through to emerging areas of business law. Our corporate lawyers have a depth of experience and a breadth of understanding which enables us to produce rigorously-researched solutions to the most complex business issues.
Our business lawyers have been helping our business clients protect their commercial interests for many years in the major areas of business law including:
- Buying, selling or restructuring a business
- Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
- Starting and managing a business
- Commercial agreements including agency and distributorship agreements, and franchise agreements, and
- Intellectual Property Matters