Corporate Lawyers

Driving the economy forward
has never been so subject to change

Our corporate lawyers marry the corporate, commercial and legal worlds, alongside our extensive network of industry connections and broad knowledge, to provide you with a formula that will guarantee your success.

With the push towards trust, transparency and compliance, your legal partner will quickly become one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal. With robust commercial processes, well-managed operations and a determined approach to business leadership and growth, there is no reason why businesses won’t just survive, but truly thrive.

Our corporate team has had an outstanding start to the year, totalling more than £4 billion in deals - a new record for the firm, find out more.

How we work with you

We believe that the best partnerships are built on genuine connections. We are not a faceless organisation,  we invest time in building a true partnership so that we become an extension of your team by tailoring our approach to your own culture and values and ensuring that our advice fits your commercial approach and risk profile.

We are passionate about the service we provide and we continually challenge ourselves to be the very best for our clients - meet our corporate lawyers.

Our Q1 corporate deals in numbers

The shape of deals has adapted and businesses are resilient, in the first quarter of 2021, our corporate lawyers completed ...

£4.0bn

worth of transactions

Three

transactions on average a week

leading

firm in the midlands for deals in 2021

In key sectors such as:

Retail

£3.7bn

Engineering & Manufacturing 

£63.3m

Technology

£17.3m

Healthcare

£17.8m

Our recent deals

US cultural exchange company broadens horizons with UK travel organisation acquisition

5 Jul

Corporate & Commercial

US cultural exchange company broadens horizons with UK travel organisation acquisition

US-based travel company International Training & Exchange Inc (Intrax) has acquired UK youth travel […]

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East Imperial just the tonic for Bermele PLC in £24 million deal

1 Jul

Corporate & Commercial

East Imperial just the tonic for Bermele PLC in £24 million deal

Bermele PLC has purchased branded premium mixer specialist East Imperial in a deal worth […]

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Corporate team hits £4 billion deals milestone

18 May

Corporate

Corporate team hits £4 billion deals milestone

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Lung cancer detection technology acquired in £21 million deal

23 Apr

Corporate & Commercial

Lung cancer detection technology acquired in £21 million deal

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Shakespeare Martineau supports multimillion-pound acquisition of financial coaching business

9 Apr

Corporate & Commercial

Shakespeare Martineau supports multimillion-pound acquisition of financial coaching business

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Shakespeare Martineau helps cyber security start-up secure investment

25 Mar

Corporate & Commercial

Shakespeare Martineau helps cyber security start-up secure investment

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Shakespeare Martineau supports overseas gold mining company’s £80 million listing on ASX and £43.5 million fundraise

18 Mar

Corporate

Shakespeare Martineau supports overseas gold mining company’s £80 million listing on ASX and £43.5 million fundraise

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What the directories say

"Always available and able to translate business issues into appropriate legal parameters and back again, so that we understand what is required. I have always found that I get straight answers, even if they are not what I want to hear, which is not always the case with solicitors. They have taken the time to clearly understand my business."

Legal 500, 2021

"Very helpful and responsive, takes the time to understand the business and specific issues and keep up to date on what is happening. Always offers a valued opinion and happy to help."

Legal 500, 2021

"The firm is always seeking to find the most efficient and sensible solution without overcomplicating the situation."

Chambers, 2020

"Technical heavyweights in their chosen sectors, they offer sensible, commercially driven advice."

Chambers, 2020

Want to find out more or have further questions? Contact us today

Shakespeare Martineau is a
proud member of Multilaw

We are a founding member of Multilaw, a global legal network of over 10,000 lawyers in more than 150 commercial centres worldwide meaning we can provide you with an easy, one-stop solution to all your legal needs spanning different jurisdictions. This diverse service offering distinguishes us from other law firms and is deeply valued by our international clients looking for quick legal solutions in a global setting.
Our latest corporate news & webinars
CCTV and GDPR: what employers need to know

28 Jul

Corporate

CCTV and GDPR: what employers need to know

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Directors’ duties and insolvency in a post global pandemic

13 Jul

Corporate

Directors’ duties and insolvency in a post global pandemic

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Your summer guide to recovery and resilience

15 Jun

Corporate & Commercial

Your summer guide to recovery and resilience

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Corporate team hits £4 billion deals milestone

18 May

Corporate

Corporate team hits £4 billion deals milestone

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Changes to takeovers and the introduction of a more restrictive approach to foreign direct investment: what is the impact on UK businesses?

16 Mar

Corporate & Commercial

Changes to takeovers and the introduction of a more restrictive approach to foreign direct investment: what is the impact on UK businesses?

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Intellectual Property: Jurisdiction for IP claims after Brexit

7 Jul

Nicholas Briggs, Partner

Intellectual Property: Jurisdiction for IP claims after Brexit

We will cover: Overview of the Brussels Recast rules, stays under the Recast Regulation, […]

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Intellectual Property: Patent infringement issues – latest developments

5 Jul

Nicholas Briggs, Partner

Intellectual Property: Patent infringement issues – latest developments

We are a few years on from the Supreme Court’s decision in Actavis. This […]

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