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.

Commercial law case studies

MBO: 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.

Investment: OUr team, led by Anne Scheland, assisted Adventure Tours UK to secure funding from angel investors from the Development Bank of Wales, ensuring that the needs of all parties were met.

Additional advice and support

Does your Will protect business assets as well as your personal assets? Ask about our unique Business Wills service explained in brief here which includes succession planning, avoiding a tax bill no-one would want, 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.

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What clients think about our service

“Excellent people delivering excellent service across numerous departments is why HM is my go to legal partner for lots of deals! From acquisitions, disposals, and property transactions I have been delighted with the prompt and professional service they have consistently delivered to a range of my business ventures.” Andrew Donaldson, Founding Partner: Rent-A-Space, BiG Storage, Active Supply & Design, Climbing The Walls, Storage World, Mickey’s Boatyard & Beach Cafe

“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