Corporate and Commercial

Corporate and Commercial

Our specialized attorneys are focused on safeguarding businesses across the corporate and commercial sector, both locally and internationally. We help our clients establish their companies lawfully, guiding them through both company and investment law.

Our diverse expertise

The inevitable truth of corporations is that they must deal with legal matters on a regular basis. Having a trustworthy, meticulous legal team at the helm of these matters can make a profound difference.

Our services are multifaceted and detail oriented. Drafting shareholders’ agreements, obtaining and registering business licenses, arranging and attending Board and General Assembly meetings, or merely taking down accurate meeting minutes—we deliver with expertise and speed.

Our specialties include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Disposals of businesses
  • Strategic alliances
  • Joint ventures
  • Market entry
  • Capital raising
  • Corporate governance
  • Compliance

When advising a client, we consider the big picture, along with any and all commercial and legal risks. Understanding the nuances of complex commercial agreements, we guide our clients through every step of the process. Our clients appreciate our commitment to detail and our innovative approach to law. We craft practical, lasting solutions catered to the unique needs of each and every client.

A strong focus on M&A

From local businesses to multinational corporations, we have handled dozens of favorable joint ventures. Our intimate understanding of local licensing and regulatory environments, especially when founding startups or executing mergers, has given us a powerful edge in the M&A field. We help our clients with:

  • Recapitalisations
  • Corporate governance advice
  • Corporate counselling
  • Joint ventures
  • Stock sales and purchases
  • Strategic mergers
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Advance preparation for:
    o Prospective targets
    o Private equity
    o Asset sales
    o Purchases

Our boutique consultation services

Smart legal advice is the cornerstone of our practice. All of our consultative services are based on rigorous due diligence to ensure our clients are in good legal standing. We pride ourselves on covering the breadth of corporate and commercial matters, including:

  • New business structures
  • Transactions and projects
  • Real estate
  • Human resources
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Tax
  • Regulatory issues

Forming smart, sensitive contracts

We offer meticulous, discerning council when drafting contracts. Our experienced team is adept at drafting full-proof contracts in a variety of specialties, including (but not limited to):

  • Franchising and licensing agreements
  • Agreements for commercial agency and distribution
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Real estate
  • Impact of local laws

Consumer protection and competition laws

Client protection from both consumers and competition is paramount to our practice. With up-to-date, practical advice, we work to ensure our clients are following best practices. Our experience has allowed us to excel in a wide spectrum of industries ranging from automotive to pharmaceutical, entertainment to hospitality, media to food and beverage, in cases regarding:

  • Monopolies
  • After-sales service and repair
  • Product recall
  • Warranties

Safeguarding against monopolies

We take extensive legal measures to ensure our clients are protected against the formation threat of monopolies. From start to finish, we analyze every aspect of the corporation and protect our clients if and when legal action is taken. That means we understand the nuances of:

  • Full legal representation (in trial and in arbitration)
  • Structuring joint ventures
  • Navigating capital markets law
  • Advising in compliance law and corporate governance
  • Protecting against monopolies
  • Incorporating businesses and inter-company agreements
  • Filing, legalization, and secretary services