Tag: Corporate and commercial

Sherrards helps sell the UK’s oldest Volvo dealership

Sherrards’ corporate team worked with their clients, the owners of Fawcetts Garages (Newbury) Limited, on the sale of the entire issued share capital of the company together with the sale of the freehold premises from the owner’s pension fund.  A family owned business for almost 40 years, the sale to Waylands Automotive Limited sees the …

Commercial Contracts

The types of contracts that you may have to deal with day-to-day are no doubt vast and varied. From our perspective, there is no standard precedent.  It is what best suits your business. Whether concerning the supply of raw materials, manufacturing agreements, distribution, outsourcing, licensing or joint ventures, sale or purchase terms, agency agreements and …

Financing a Business

Business finance can be subject to change and with that comes the need to consider a range of possible funding sources: banks, private lenders, bridging finance and so on. Our corporate commercial team work with a number of banks, for private investors, but also for borrowers, which ensures we have the necessary insight and expertise …

Sherrards helps secure majority share in Hevey Building Supplies Limited for Lords Group

Andrew Cooke and the Sherrards corporate team have recently acted for long standing client, Lords Builders Merchants on the acquisition of the majority share capital in Hevey Building Supplies from its retiring owner, Neil Hemmington. Established in 2001, Northampton based Hevey Building Supplies is a leading independent builders merchant and the first in Northamptonshire to …

Joint Ventures

Joint Ventures: We act for a number of clients that find synergies between their own business and that of others in their marketplace and, sometimes, even competitors.  The combined performance of two (or more) parties or companies will invariably be greater than the sum of the individual parts. We help to put in place foundations …

Management Buy-outs & Buy-ins

Business Ownership. Whether you are a management team aspiring to own the business, private investors or an external management team, or perhaps a combination, we understand the fundamental concerns and different perspective each client has when looking to buy a business. We will guide you through the process and clearly explain what to expect, how …

Restructuring a Business

The need to complete a business restructure can arise for any number of reasons: to raise finance or extract value for existing shareholders; to implement tax advice; to pass the business on to the next generation; or to split certain revenue streams or key assets (such as property) into different company groups. We can help …

New insolvency legislation to support UK economic recovery

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the Act”) introduces major new measures aimed at reinforcing the rescue culture during this period of economic uncertainty. These changes will provide crucial support to the country’s economic recovery and a significant and historic change to insolvency law in the UK These wide-ranging measures are not sectors specific.  …

Manzoor Ishani

One of the most respected franchising lawyers in the country, Manzoor Ishani has over 30 years’ experience of UK and international licensing, franchising and distribution law. The respected ‘Chambers’ and Partners’ guide to the legal profession ranks Manzoor in the top five franchise lawyers in the country praising his ‘stellar reputation’. Manzoor, who is a member …