Corporate and Commercial
Ashfords' Corporate and Commercial Group provides a service of the very highest quality and value to a mixture of national and international clients.
Our team has a depth of experience across the full spectrum of both corporate and commercial services.
Our corporate experience encompasses, both private company sales and M&A and public company and capital markets work. We are nationally recognised for our mid markets AIM team and Venture Capital work. We are regionally ranked as leading the market with our corporate M&A teams through the region.
Our Commercial Team is experienced in a broad spectrum of commercial contracts, intellectual property, IT and competition work and works for some of the UK's leading businesses and institutions.
As a group we aim to provide a fully integrated and seamless delivery across our practice groups to ensure our client service is market leading and second to none.
Ashfords LLP strengthens links with IoD Devon and Cornwall region
South West law firm Ashfords LLP has strengthened its links to the Institute of Directors Devon and Cornwall region with the appointment one of its partners to the board.Read more
Long awaited FCA policy statement on crowdfunding published
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has, as predicted, taken a fairly restrictive approach to crowdfunding in its policy statement released today. Nevertheless investees, investors, crowdfunders and support businesses will all welcome the clarity this guidance will bring to the rapidly developing crowdfunding industry.Read more
Ashfords partner Simon Rous writes for ACQ5 regarding the Global M&A Seminar on the 26 and 27 January 2014. Simon chaired the event with M&A professionals and industry leaders present from across the globe.Read more
Corporate Divorce: Achieving an amicable separation
What if Nokia Corporation and Siemens AG had not found a mutually amicable solution for their joint venture?Read more
Tip of the week
The European Court has ruled that websites can contain links to freely available content on another site without the permission of the copyright holder. This follows a dispute in Sweden between journalists (Nils Svensson and others) and a web company (Retriever Sverige) that had posted links on its site to online news articles. The position would be different if a link led users to material that had purposely been restricted from being freely available - for example, if the material had been posted on a site that operates a paywall.Read more
Ashfords sponsor 2nd Thursday Corporate Finance Drinks
Ashfords co-sponsored the 2nd Thursday Corporate Finance Drinks with Crowdcube. The event was well attended and received by 80 local professionals.Read more
Ashfords' Corporate Team advises on £5 million funding round of Navetas Energy Management Limited
Law firm Ashfords LLP's corporate team has advised Navetas Energy Management on a £5 million funding round.Read more
Macromac PLC admitted to AIM
Ashfords LLP is pleased to announce that it has advised Macromac plc (the "Company") on its successful admission to trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, dealings in the Company's shares having commenced on 20 September 2013.Read more