Morr & Co - Corporate & Commercial Law
It's important you get insight and guidance from corporate solicitors who understand where you are coming from and where you are heading – who see what you are trying to achieve and who know how to help you get there.
Our experienced team of corporate solicitors undertake the full range of corporate and commercial work and has a successful track record of helping businesses to realise their objectives.
Morr & Co's corporate and commercial lawyers are regularly instructed by clients on high value and strategically important transactions, but we also provide support to start-ups and advise businesses throughout their life-cycle on matters such as fundraising and investment, share incentivisation schemes, reorganisations and joint ventures.
More specifically, our corporate solicitors have experience of advising clients on :
- Buying and selling business (including mergers and acquisitions, MBOs and EOTs).
- Joint ventures.
- Reorganisations and restructuring (including grouping companies, hive-ups and demergers).
- Share schemes and incentives (including EMI and growth share schemes).
- Banking and finance.
- Directors’ duties and governance.
- Commercial contracts.
- Shareholder agreements and articles of association.
- Agency, distribution and franchising arrangements.
- Finance agreements.
- Terms and conditions and privacy policies.
- Company secretarial administration and compliance.
Morr & Co is a full-service firm and lawyers in our corporate and commercial team also draw on the specialist expertise of the firm's larger business practice group in a variety of fields, including employment, tax, property and litigation.
Sectors in which we have specific experience include, recruitment, healthcare and dental, along with education, technology and financial services.
Not only do we sit at the heart of our local business communities in South West London, Surrey and Hampshire but we have established international networks to assist our clients with legal, tax and accountancy advice in overseas jurisdictions, along with local advisors who can provide support on cross-border transactions.
How can we help?
News and insights
News - 19/05/2022
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Business Lasting Powers of Attorneyview all corporate and finance news
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Corporate Complianceview all corporate and finance news
Insights - 18/06/2021
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New national security controlsview all corporate and finance news
Insights - 30/03/2021
Employee Ownership Trustsview all corporate and finance news
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Off-payroll working rulesview all corporate and finance news
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News - 31/07/2020
M&A Briefing: Asset v Share Saleview all corporate and finance news
Insights - 30/06/2020
Know your limitsview all corporate and finance news
Insights - 27/05/2020
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Billview all corporate and finance news
Insights - 05/05/2020
Covid-19: Brave New Worldview all corporate and finance news
Insights - 17/04/2020
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Insights - 02/04/2020
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Insights - 12/03/2020
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Examples of work
Cross border transaction
UK counsel in relation to the €4.4m acquisition (by a UK buyer) of a German software engineering company. The deal structure included the founders and another related party maintaining an interest in the business through the newly formed acquisition vehicle.
a £ multi-million acquisition of two opticians practices. The acquisition included a retention with a release structure dependent on a number of different commercial property resolutions. We also provided funding advice to the buyer and its lender in connection with the debt finance for the transaction, which was further supported by the refinancing of two dental practices under common ownership.
Private dental acquirer in the £2m acquisition of a large combined NHS and private dental practice.
Sale of 50% shareholding in an online company. We acted on behalf of the exiting shareholders who had agreed the sale of fifty percent of their shareholding to well known venture capitalists.
Cross border restructuring
UK aspects of the European reorganisation of an international group operating in the global sports promotion sector. This involved a cross border share and debt restructuring.
Sale of a large landscaping company. The sale included detailed agreements regarding the holding of shares and different potential outcomes for the sale of the remainder, or the buy back of shares by the seller. Further tax structuring has added an additional layer of detail involving the use of a new company in the acquisition.