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Corporate law solicitors

Our specialist team of corporate law solicitors provide advice on:
Company law, company formations, acquisitions and disposals, restructuring & reorganisation and business start-ups.

Get in touch or call us on 0800 0131165

Solicitors dealing with corporate law

Our corporate team regularly advises clients on high-value and complex transactions. Recent successes for our business clients include:

  • £8 million deal involving the creation and termination of a construction industry joint venture
  • £24 million share acquisition for a haulage company
  • £8 million share sale of a high profile leisure and lifestyle facility

Our corporate law services include:

  • Company law - all aspects of setting up and running a company
  • Company formations – specialist advice on the best structure for the business and provision of formal legal documentation
  • Acquisitions & disposals - all the legal formalities when you buy or sell a business, includes: heads of terms, due diligence, risk management, property, employment and completion of sale
  • Restructuring & reorganisation – expertise in mergers and demergers, purchase of own shares, capital reduction and management buy-ins and buy-outs
  • Share issues and transfers - expert legal support to get your business back on track, from boardroom disputes,  shareholder disputes and ‘Unfair Prejudice’ - ultimately saving you time and money.
  • Business start-ups - we can advise you on all aspects of starting up a new business, from structuring through to risk and finance
  • Data protection – Guiding you through the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) regulations
  • Intellectual property – helping you make the most of your valuable intellectual property assets: trademarks, patents, copyrights to confidential information and specialised know-how

Read our case studies here

Call our specialist solicitors on 0808 231 1320

What to do next

If you want to find out more, speak with one of our corporate legal team. 

Our specialist lawyers are based in:

  •     Cambridgeshire: Cambridge
  •     Essex: Brentwood, Chelmsford, and Saffron Walden
  •     Hertfordshire: Bishop's Stortford and Royston 

But we can help you wherever you are in England and Wales. 

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Legal 500 UK 2024

'The team was attentive to our needs, and knowledgeable in many areas that affected a business partner buyout, where complications required a multi-legal departmental approach. All worked well in delivering a successful result'

Legal 500 UK 2024

'Lucy Folley is outstanding. She is extremely knowledgeable and diligent'

Legal 500 UK 2024

'Corporate law partner Lucy Folley has made a great effort to understand our business and has consequently been well equipped to guide us as clients through what we would perceive as complex transactions. The relationship has been built up and strengthened over several years'

Legal 500 UK 2023

'The corporate team at Tees have a wide breadth of experience and skills and deliver high quality results for clients. Dealing with transactional work often throws up some unexpected scenarios and the team have demonstrated the flexibility to be able to deal with these when they arise'


'Excitech have been advised by Lucy and her team for almost 20 years. We’ve confidently navigated a multitude of complex events and transactions in our corporate life with their support, including acquisitions, property sales/purchases, demergers, employee-related matters and, ultimately, the sale of the business. We have benefitted from their extensive knowledge in both tax and legal matters, with their expertise shared in a balanced and pragmatic manner. This approach has proven invaluable when negotiating with third parties, enabling deals to be closed and the interests of the company and shareholders protected. Their dedication and commitment to helping the board and shareholders achieve their goals is second to none'

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘Excellent understanding of the business and its needs‘.

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘The strengths are in communication and teamwork. Contact is prompt and regular, with the team gelling so that all relevant parties can deal with the case at a moment’s notice.‘

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘I have always received a professional service from all of the team, they communicate very well and are very good with providing impartial advice"

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘I found the practice to be very effective and professional and I did feel that I was dealing with a highly professional company and team of individuals. I felt that the costs were transparent and that you offered fantastic advice before I even instructed your firm on this project. I used Tees Law for a range of legal matters and I always felt there was a relevant professional available to speak to me.‘
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