Corporate law

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Our corporate law solicitors are proud to work for small and medium-sized enterprises throughout the UK, delivering the commercial support and advice local and national businesses need to be successful. For corporate legal advice that’s tailored to your business, call our team on 01616 966 229.

Building long-term partnerships is important to Stephensons, and in particular to our corporate advisors. You’ll always have a point of contact within our team, and we’ll be in touch regularly to make sure that our services are aligned with your business goals.

We understand that you need more than just trusted legal advice. Our team is strengthened with independent financing and investment support and an affiliated insurance brokerage delivering exceptional added value. Corporate legal services are complemented by the strength in depth expertise of our other areas of specialism including commercial, real estate, debt recovery and employment.

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Stephensons’ access to business financing and funding streams will support your corporate legal services. We’re happy to discuss alternative funding options, including insurance and external funding to help your transaction move forward.   

From start-up through to investment, acquisition and sale, Stephensons’ focused team works with directors, shareholders and lenders to deliver local, accessible and knowledgeable services including:

  • Asset sales and purchases
  • Charity law
  • Company corporate structures
  • Corporate governance
  • Due diligence
  • Private equity investment & capital
  • Management buy-out or management buy-in
  • Mergers, acquisitions & disposals
  • Preparing a business for sale
  • Share sales and purchases
  • Strategic transactions
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4.7 score on Trustpilot Based on count 1004

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Client testimonials

"I want to thank you for all the help and expertise in helping us with our purchase. The constant support and advice from the firm was instrumental in the smooth acquisition, for which I am most grateful.

I have been hugely impressed by the expertise, energy and friendly approach of the team in getting the deal done and I do hope we can work together in the future." - Alex Hewitt, Chief Executive Officer, AOK

"Tom is a brilliant solicitor where his expertise in business legal advice to protect his client's interests transpire across clearly through his work." - Dr Raj Manghnani – Managing Director of Professional Local Locum Limited

“The service I received from Thomas has been of the highest standards - with excellent communication and excellent legal advice with minimum requirements for my involvement.” View from a satisfied client

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