Are you acquiring or selling a business? For complete support from acquisition to sale, ask our corporate and company law experts. We will give you the personalised, dynamic and commercially sound support you need to secure the best deal for you.

  • Business acquisitions and disposals
  • Share sales and purchases
  • Joint ventures
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Company own share purchase
  • Shareholder agreements and shareholder protection
  • Re-organisations, restructures and demergers
  • Legal audit/due diligence
  • Re-financing and banking
  • Company formations
  • Governance and director’s duties
  • Share option schemes

We act for manufacturing and advanced engineering companies, pharmacies, professional services, banks, charities, vets, children’s nurseries, self-storage and owner-managed businesses.


Case studies

We assisted a leading North West clinic company buy-out, acting for the management team to secure the deal they were looking for. Investment was secured enabling them and the company to progress to the next stage of growth.

Our team acted for shareholders selling a company to a corporate investor. We were able to achieve the best value for the business to enable our client to retire. Involvement included legal advice, due diligence processes, and transaction documents.


Additional advice and support

Does your Will protect the assets of your business, as well as your personal assets? Ask about our unique Business Wills service which includes succession planning and shareholder/director responsibilities.

Other business support services include financial services, commercial property, employment law and HR support, improving cash flow via credit control and recovering business debts.


Legal 500, SRA, conveyancing, award

Complete support for all corporate law matters

Call us for a free, no obligation discussion for all stages from acquisition to sale

Call: 01244318131

Head of Department

Head of Corporate, corporate law

Anne Scheland

Email Anne Scheland

Phone: 01244 616624 

Mobile: 0776 9166395

What clients think about our service

Hillyer McKeown gave us a superb service, seeing us at short notice, combining excellent and practical advice with a ‘user friendly’ manner.” Sales Manager, multi-national pharmaceutical manufacturer

“It was good to have someone friendly and professional to guide us who was on our side, and did an efficient job. Thank you for always being at the end of the phone.” Ruth McElroy, Eye-Vet Limited