Company law, banking and finance

Corporate transactions are about teamwork and getting the right legal advice to coordinate this will make all the difference.

Our expert team of corporate lawyers

At Nelsons, our experienced corporate solicitors in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham will lead your transaction with commitment and expertise, never losing sight of the bigger picture and the particular sensitivities relevant to your transaction. Our solicitors’ experience spans the full spectrum of corporate law, including:

  • Business acquisitions, mergers and disposals
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Refinancing
  • Joint ventures
  • Investment work
  • Corporate re-organisation, restructuring and demerger work
  • Corporate governance and succession planning including shareholders’ agreements, bespoke articles of association and cross option arrangements
  • Company formations and secretarial

We are able to provide advice throughout the lifespan of a company and can advise businesses operating in a variety of industry sectors ranging from property to creative industries, retail to healthcare.

With a careful eye for detail, strategic thinking and proactive approach, our solicitors are a valuable ally in any corporate environment, with a focus on building long-lasting relationships that work. For us, that means understanding your business and vision, your people and individual challenges to provide a bespoke service. For you, it means obtaining sound legal advice with innovative solutions and excellent client care.

Our team is recognised by the independently researched publications, Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500, as one of the top teams of specialists in the country.

To find out more about the services our team of corporate solicitors can provide, please contact us on 0800 024 1976 or via our online form for a guaranteed response.

  • "Nelsons’ Leicester team is particularly strong in commercial transactions; Harpreet Sandhu, who splits his time across the firm's various East Midlands offices, leads the commercial and technology team which advises on outsourcings, product development, supply agreements and licensing work. On the corporate side, Chris Rees is praised by clients for his 'practical, innovative' approach to his work, which includes advising on private equity and investment transactions, corporate acquisitions and restructurings. Rees also has an extensive banking and finance practice, assisting with secured lending and asset finance matters."

    Legal 500
  • "...lawyers are "all very personable, down-to-earth and easy to work with.”

    Client Feedback
  • "Nelsons has a very strong corporate law team… Chris Rees is practical, innovative in his solutions and an excellent client facing partner who delivers reliably every time. Ziaur is an excellent technical lawyer as well as being friendly and approachable for clients. Together they make a tremendous team in terms of client delivery."

    Client Feedback
  • " of "super people" who are "cost-effective and technically reliable."

    Client Feedback
  • "With a presence in both Nottingham and Derby, Nelsons, which primarily focuses on corporate issues, advises a mix of owner-managed businesses, SMEs, PLCs and multi-national conglomerates. Duncan Taylor and David Kaplan lead the Nottingham and Derby teams respectively; both work extensively with shareholders on share sales and management buyouts. Harpreet Sandhu focuses on commercial work in the technology sector, including software development agreements, outsourcings and franchising issues."

    Legal 500
  • “Represents a broad portfolio of family-managed and owner-managed clients, as well as multinationals and plcs. Continues to be involved in a variety of transactions on both the buyer and seller sides, with particular activity in the healthcare sector as part of a broad offering. Offices across the East Midlands ensure local clients benefit from an impressive depth of resources to assist on transactional work. Active on deals across a variety of sectors including aerospace, banking and charities among others. Strengths - clients appreciate that the lawyers are 'approachable and transparent,' and that 'they become part of your team'."

    Chambers & Partners
  • "We have been able to rely heavily and with complete confidence in Duncan Taylor and his colleague Alice Rees… clearly supported by an excellent, competent, efficient, charming and approachable and diverse team of fantastic people."

    Client Feedback
  • "Duncan Taylor is clearly an expert in his field. He has an unparalleled breadth of knowledge and wide experience of his specialised fields …a well deserved reputation and is highly respected throughout the region’s professional sector. Alice Rees works alongside Duncan Taylor and is a truly wonderful person to deal with. She is clearly an expert in all things connected with company law."

    Client Feedback
  • "David Kaplan demonstrates considerable strategic thinking and gets to grips with the salient matters in a transaction."

    Client Feedback

Find out how Nelsons can help you. Contact our friendly team for a guaranteed fast response.

For advice and support 0800 024 1976