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Corporate

Corporate transactions

Corporate

Bermans Corporate team has an in-depth understanding of the needs of privately owned businesses, and is able to advise and assist on all aspects of corporate transactions throughout the life cycle of your business.

Working across a number of key sectors, alongside specialists within Bermans from our employment, property, banking, tax and private client teams, we are well equipped to deal with the full range of issues arising from corporate transactions to ensure that your objectives are met. We advise private companies, SMEs, family businesses, entrepreneurs, management teams, professional partnerships, individual partners, cooperative and community benefit societies, charities and institutional investors on all aspects of corporate and commercial transactions including:
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Joint Ventures
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Shareholder Reorganisations
Our family succession and governance expertise has been recognised nationally by Legal 500 with Corporate Head Kieran Donovan being ‘well regarded’ with ‘great acumen’ and Corpfin Experian ranking the Corporate Team as one of the top 20 most active in the country by transaction volume in 2013.

Clients we work with

  • SMEs
  • LLPs and partnerships
  • Owner-managed businesses
  • Family businesses
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Management teams
  • Large corporates
  • Private equity funds and Venture Capital investors
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Transactions

  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Management buy-outs
  • Private equity
  • VC investments
  • Management break-outs
  • Reorganisations
  • Joint ventures
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Starts ups
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Other services

  • Ongoing legal health check
  • IP protection and commercialisation
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Corporate Deals


Key Contacts


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Jon Davage

Jon heads up the Corporate team having joined Bermans as a Corporate Partner in January 2012. Jon had previously worked at SME focused law firms in Manchester since qualification.


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Anton Stirrett

Anton Stirrett joined our Liverpool based Corporate team in January 2017 and specialises in all forms of corporate transactions including business acquisitions, MBO’s, MBI’s and corporate re-organisations.


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Robin Hastings

Robin joined Bermans in December 2015 and is an Associate in the firm’s Corporate department.


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Catherine Lo

Catherine joined Bermans in August 2016 as a Solicitor in the Corporate team. She trained with Rowe Cohen and qualified as a Solicitor in 2005, initialling specialising in commercial law.


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Neil Munford

Neil is a first year Trainee Solicitor based in Manchester who joined Bermans in January 2016, he is currently working in the practice areas of Corporate and Intellectual Property & Media.


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Matthew Newall

Matthew joined Bermans in September 2016 and is a first year Trainee Solicitor who is currently working in the Corporate Practice area. He has assisted in several matters including acquisitions, disposals and private equity investment.