Business Sales – legal and tax support
Across our legal and tax services, we advise on the entire process from due diligence and negotiation of the warranties to indemnities and the disclosure of transferring liabilities in connection with the sale agreement.
This page of our website focusses our relevant legal and tax services solely related to a corporate transaction. More importantly, we can also help you deliver the benefits to your organisation by helping you manage the change that comes with a sale or acquisition.
Further details about our services that are relevant to change-related, corporate transactions are set out here.
Comprehensive advice on the impact of a sale or business transfer on an organisation’s business immigration arrangements.
Understand the personal data protection rules and risks in global corporate transactions. We can identify legal grounds for processing personal data and offer pragmatic tips for restricted access and data minimization.
We can help you maximise the deal value by identifying and managing the employment risks and contingent liabilities. This is incredibly important in any kind of corporate transaction where historical employment liabilities may be transferred. Read more.
Our tax expertise can enable you to make the right choices to maximise the value retained from any transaction, whether minimising income or capital gains, taxes liabilities for individual shareholders (including employees and directors) or maximising corporation tax reliefs available to companies.
Ensuring you identify the impact of a transaction on reward programmes is vital. We can also assist you address the often-difficult challenges of integrating reward structures. Read more.
Historic pension liabilities may determine the viability of the deal. Making clearance applications to the Pensions Regulator is often an overlooked step which can create unwanted exposures. We can bring a huge range of pensions experience to ensure you identify and manage unforeseen risks.