Corporate & Commercial

Being based in multiple jurisdictions means we can assist with cross border transactions involving a number of different laws and considerations.

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Corporate & Commercial

We provide a full range of corporate & commercial legal services across a wide range of industry sectors.

We regularly advise international banks, financial services businesses, foreign corporations, local businesses, public and private companies, directors, shareholders, general partners, limited partners, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of corporate and commercial law.

Services Offered

Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions

We assist with every stage of corporate acquisitions, providing support and advice from the very beginning all the way through to completion. Whether you are looking for advice in relation to a sale or acquisition, a corporate restructuring or share purchase agreement, our team can provide first class legal advice.

Joint ventures

Joint ventures

There are many aspects to consider when entering a joint venture, from preparing the documentation to the structure of the entity. We can assist with all stages of this process to help you reach your end goal as efficiently and cost effectively as possible.

Redomiciliation/Migration/ Continuances

Redomiciliation/Migration/ Continuances

Our expertise includes advising on the continuance process involved when an entity changes its place of incorporation. We guide our clients on the timing and procedures involved in a redomiciliation. Being based in multiple jurisdictions means we can assist on both sides of the process.

Partnerships

Partnerships

Our experts regularly advise on all matters relating to partnerships including general partners, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships.

Regulatory and corporate governance

Regulatory and corporate governance

Our lawyers work alongside family offices, corporates, assets managers and financial institutions to advise on a range of fiduciary, regulatory and corporate governance matters.

Legal opinions

Legal opinions

Our team regularly provides legal opinions in relation to companies, foundations, trusts and limited partnerships.

Cross-border transactions

Cross-border transactions

Being based in multiple jurisdictions means we can assist with cross border transactions involving a number of different laws and considerations.

Corporate restructuring

Corporate restructuring

We advise on all aspects of restructurings from refinancing, distressed funds and private equity and consensual workouts to contentious member and creditor schemes of arrangement. We have assisted clients with insolvent trusts, investor and shareholder rights/actions and asset recovery, along with providing regulatory advice on restructuring.

Reinstatement

Reinstatement

Our team can assist with the reinstatement process required for an inactive entity. An offshore entity can be dissolved following a winding up or being “struck-off” by a regulatory body. We advise directors, company secretaries, liquidators, creditors and members of dissolved entities in making applications to reinstate such entities.

Lending and security

Lending and security

From complex cross-border financing transactions, to restructurings and onshore lending secured by offshore securities and syndicated and non-syndicated loan and credit facilities and offshore security documentation, our banking and finance and corporate teams are regularly instructed by local and onshore clients.

Employment

Employment

Our employment team advise employees and employers on all aspects of employment law. Please click here [link to employment page] for more information.

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Simon Vivian

Group Partner

+44 7797 748 021

simon@hatstone.com

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Lizst Real

Group Partner

+507 6550 7965

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Rupert Ramsay

Group Partner

+41 79 688 3561

rupert.ramsay@hatstone.com