Corporate Services

We are a leading Corporate and service firm with a distinct market position. Our strength and mark in the market that has positioned us as respectable practitioners is our client base, the mandates we win, our industry expertise, as well as our reputation for creating value for clients and investing in relationships. We advise clients on public and private M&A, disposals, demergers, joint ventures, restructurings, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance, with a particular focus on complex, cross-border transactions.

Our integrated team includes experts in antitrust/competition law, funds and investment management, insurance, private equity, and public policy. Our team also offers clients the combination of specialist technical and industry expertise across 12 sectors from financial services through to energy & resources and healthcare. We are also supported by partners in our market-leading finance, capital markets, litigation, tax, pensions, employment, and real estate practices. We use our intellectual capital to create value for clients and we are leading the way in informing the market on the issues impacting global M&A.

Corporate Advice
Our global corporate practice provides our corporate clients with advice and support on all aspects of their requirements – including corporate restructuring, company law, corporate governance, company secretarial, and other legal and regulatory requirements.

We have extensive experience advising many of the leading domestic and multi-national corporations across all sectors – both listed and unlisted – and participate in many industries and international bodies on the development of corporate law and regulation. We also have wide-ranging experience advising boards on corporate governance, compliance, and applicable laws and regulations and advise in relation to corporate governance issues for listed companies, institutional investors, private equity investors, underwriters, board committees, directors among others.

Commercial Contracts
Throughout our practice, we provide advice on all forms of commercial contracts and arrangements to support our clients’ day-to-day and strategic business activities with specialist expertise across all the sectors and related regulatory regimes.

We have extensive experience across all areas of commercial contracts including logistics, agency, distribution, sales, and marketing, packaging and manufacturing and franchising, outsourcing and offshoring, e-commerce, licensing, advertising, and sales promotion. Our lawyers combine sector and technical knowledge and expertise with the ability to craft innovative custom-made contractual solutions.

Corporate Governance & Directors' Responsibilities
Corporate Governance is becoming a strong notion of market practice and investors are becoming more assertive.

We advise on corporate governance issues for listed companies, financial institutions, institutional investors, private equity players, underwriters, board committees, directors among others. Our Corporate Governance practice combines professionals from our corporate and litigation departments.

Increasingly governance is a key aspect of regulatory compliance and executive remuneration. Our expertise in this area allows us to provide valuable insights and informed advice to our clients.

Further, we cover the full spectrum of risk management/corporate compliance issues as companies across all sectors face increasingly complex compliance challenges in a variety of areas, with the risk of reputational damage, civil liability, enforcement action, and even criminal prosecution when things go wrong.

Our team advises clients on risk assessments and audits, compliance reviews, developing and testing compliance policies and procedures, and reputational risk management programs. We also conduct transactional and institutional due diligence reviews, manage internal investigations, and defend companies and individuals in externally driven investigations and enforcement actions.

Forming an integral part of our Corporate M&A and Litigation practices our Corporate Governance practice can provide effective support for our clients across the full range of corporate governance issues.

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