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Corporate law is an intricate and multifaceted practice, which means firms often need expert support and guidance when dealing with any issues in this area. With a large team of corporate lawyers across DWF, we are recognised for our skill in combining corporate legal expertise with a distinctively energetic, decisive and clear approach.

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Why work with our Corporate team?

Whether offering corporate legal advice on domestic, international or cross-border deals, what sets us apart is our practical approach to providing useful guidance on corporate law issues. We are also known for grounding everything we do with a clear and unique understanding of your needs.

Our industry insight across multiple sectors helps frame our thinking in a way that will benefit your firm. This expertise of the corporate legal world, underpinned by our technical ability, also means we can get you the transactional results you need and want through all stages.

How we can help you

From start-ups to multinationals, listed and quoted organisations, through to family-run businesses, we manage a wide range of corporate law transactions. What’s more, our expertise runs deep into the finer details of corporate law – going beyond that of a typical corporate finance legal business – providing more opportunities for us to support your company.

The Corporate team can advise in relation to:

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  • Equity Capital Markets
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    Equity Capital Markets

    Today, companies are facing ever-increasing pressures relating to best practices and regulation in the public markets. Thankfully, our Equity Capital Markets team can help you overcome these challenges within timescale and budget expectations. 
  • Governance and Compliance
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    Governance and Compliance

    Managing your firm efficiently and staying within the rules and regulations of your sector is important, as if you fail to do so, you could be putting your company at risk. However, handling this without the right support can be challenging, this is where we can help. Our Governance and Compliance team are dedicated to providing practical solutions to manage your entities’ corporate obligations across the globe.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and acquisitions is hugely important for business growth and development but can be a challenging process where expert support is required. We act for a wide range of clients across all sectors with our mergers and acquisitions services, managing high-profile, complex deals quickly and efficiently.
  • Private Equity
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    Private Equity

    Companies involved in mid-market private equity transactions require pragmatic, innovative and straightforward financial advice. Thankfully, our Private Equity team will help you achieve your commercial aims and protect your position. Our private equity lawyers have deep-rooted experience in the private equity market. They consistently deliver commercial, innovative and pragmatic, yet straightforward, advice to investors and management teams involved in private equity transactions.
  • Venture Capital and Growth
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    Venture Capital and Growth

    Investing in venture and growth capital can come with a lot of risk, and you need to be sure that your money is going in the right places. Through decades of experience working in the venture capital and growth capital industry, our experts support both investors and growth companies to achieve their strategic goals.
  • Investment Funds
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    Investment Funds

    Supporting clients on all aspects of the private fund investment life cycle, we have one of the industry’s most sophisticated practices dedicated to the investment fund and alternative asset management spaces.
  • Corporate Real Estate
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    Corporate Real Estate

    The corporate and tax structures wrapped around real estate assets can be complicated. Our dedicated corporate real estate and real estate private equity team are focused on finding the right solutions.

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  • Medtech and Healthcare
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    Medtech and Healthcare

    Our team work with health care companies, medtech companies and PE & VC funds on their corporate transactions, as well as with leading manufacturers, suppliers and their insurers to investigate, manage and mitigate risk. Often, this extends to providing advice on the regulatory requirements of various bodies, advice on clinical trials and guidance on health & safety and environmental matters. From leveraging our profound expertise in medical technology to collaborating with specialists in Medtech corporate transactions, our team is dedicated to facilitating strategic initiatives. Whether orchestrating mergers, acquisitions, or partnerships, we stand ready to guide your corporate journey in the dynamic sector, ensuring seamless growth at every stage of development.
  • Financial Services
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    Financial Services

    We provide robust, commercial and creative advice to a range of financial institutions from traditional lenders (PE, VC, corporate banks, wealth management, consumer banks, other funds and asset finance houses), to sector disruptors such as challenger banks, payment services providers, FinTechs, alternative lenders and non-banking financial institutions.
  • Real Estate
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    Real Estate

    Internationally, the real estate team advises across all real estate asset classes and have worked on some of the largest, most complex real estate deals. Our clients include investors, fund and property managers, owners, occupiers, developers, lenders and public sector organisations, as well as banks, insurers, pension and sovereign wealth funds. We can help you navigate difficult transactional negotiations, as well as providing commercial, focused advice that directly addresses your operational concerns.
  • Insurance
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    We advise on all of the regulatory, commercial and corporate aspects of insurer and intermediary business, such as: the life cycle and distribution of insurance products; the governance, conduct and regulatory obligations of the business; the successful acquisition and merger of insurance entries; and the commercial, corporate and capital financing requirements of the business.
  • Consumer
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    Whilst there are challenges ahead, the opportunity to influence change is greater than ever. We can help you plan for your business, ensuring you understand the bigger picture and help shape, not react to, the agenda. "DWF is the most popular law firm that FTSE 100 retailers currently turn to." According to The Lawyers Market Intelligence team.
  • Technology
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    We have market leading expertise in this sector underpinned by our deep industry and market knowledge and longstanding commitment to these areas.  As trusted advisers to many of the most valuable Technology companies in the world, we are proud to have helped our clients achieve real commercial advantage.  We are renowned for our creative and original solutions, some of which have shaped the way our clients operate.

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