Clare is a Legal Director in the Corporate Team.
She advises on a wide range of corporate work, specialising in corporate restructuring and joint ventures. She has a particular focus on corporate restructuring and advises on capital reductions, share capital and distributions, share buy backs, shareholders agreements, articles of association, company meetings, directors' duties and conflicts of interest.
Her clients include start-up businesses, family businesses, larger SMEs, individual directors and shareholders, public companies, public sector bodies, property management companies and companies limited by guarantee.
- Advising Cattran Trading Limited on a complex restructure to separate a trading business in to 7 separate businesses in a tax neutral way, involving business transfers, dividends in specie, capital reductions and a demerger.
- Advising an SME in relation to shareholder issues on the exit of a director including a bonus issue and capital reduction to create reserves and buy back of shares.
- Advising a large family business on a substantial group re-organisation involving the transfer of assets between group companies.