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Corporate transactions


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

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

Recent corporate deals

  • Bermans corporate team advise on acquisition
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    Other services

    • Ongoing legal health check
    • IP protection and commercialisation

    Corporate Deals

    Key Contacts

    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.

    Robin Hastings

    Robin joined Bermans in December 2015 and became a Partner in the Corporate department in 2022.

    Laura McMorland

    Laura joined Bermans as a Senior Associate in the Corporate team in March 2023 and is based in our Manchester office.

    Nathan Hughes

    Nathan Hughes joined Bermans in February 2022 and is an assistant solicitor in our Corporate team based in Manchester. He works with SME’s and owner managed businesses and is experienced in corporate law, merges and acquisitions, corporate finance and investments, company law and business advice.

    Faizan Nayyar

    Faizan joined the Bermans Manchester office in January 2021 and is currently a Trainee Solicitor in our Corporate team.

    Becky Tsang

    Rebecca Tsang

    Rebecca joined Bermans in January 2022 as a paralegal and is currently a Trainee Solicitor in our Corporate team.