• Corporate and Liability

Corporate and Liability

A lot of questions arise when setting up, running or dissolving a company. The same applies to acquisitions and joint ventures.

Arrangements need to be made, within the framework of corporate law, to ensure that your best interests are served with the least risk possible. With ever increasing demands being imposed on the operation of a business, executive and non-executive directors are constantly under the microscope, so liability in general, and directors’ and office bearers’ liability in particular, is frequently a crucial issue.

We are hugely experienced in corporate law and in directors’ and office bearers’ liability. We provide assistance to companies and entrepreneurs, to majority and minority shareholders and to non-executive directors.

Our expertise covers the following areas:

  • advising on, drawing up contracts for and completing or dissolving acquisitions, including share and asset/liability transactions, joint ventures and other forms of partnerships and management buyouts
  • advising and litigating on shareholder disputes, including litigation in the context of disputes and inquiries
  • advising and litigating on cases of directors’, non-executive directors' and officer bearers’ liability
  • carrying out due diligence
  • drawing up agreements, including shareholders’ and joint venture agreements, management agreements and declarations of intent
  • advising companies on liquidation or winding up orders