“Focussed on achieving your goals.”

Our barristers handle legal issues which may arise throughout the life-cycle of a company, business or charity from incorporation, commercial contracts, employment, defamation (libel and slander), financing, intellectual property, to regulatory compliance.

Our barristers provide legal advice and representation in court, negotiations, and mediations for various aspects of law affecting companies, businesses and charities.

We advise on legal obligations under the Charities Acts, Trustee Acts, and the Companies Acts.

Company law

Our barristers are experienced with specialist areas of company law including:

  • Shareholders’ rights
  • Company documents such as shareholder agreements, terms of business, resolutions, and director service agreements
  • Company buyouts, takeovers and mergers
  • Directors’ duties and conflicts of interest
  • Health and safety at work
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Share issue
  • Removal of directors
  • Restructuring
  • Unfair prejudice petitions

Charity law

We are experienced with the different types of charitable organisations: charitable incorporated organisations (CIO), charitable companies, unincorporated associations, and trusts.

Our barristers have appeared before the High Court of Justice in England and Wales in cases concerning registered charities.

Our barristers have advised charities in relation to:

  • Board and membership disputes
  • Changes to governing documents
  • Charity Commission investigations
  • Charity incorporation
  • Cy-près and schemes
  • Fundraising
  • Injunctions against charity trustees
  • Steps to protect assets
  • Subsidy controls

We have also carried out alternative dispute resolution for charities including carrying out inquiries.