Counselling is a significant part of many London-based corporate group's retentions. It is no different at Lewis Silkin.
We have a team of experts with extensive experience who can advise on a variety of corporate advisory issues that may concern all types of company – private, public, listed - such as:
- the control and structure of a company or partnership
- the duties of directors
- company reorganisations / restructurings
- returning capital to shareholders
- corporate governance
- interpreting constitutional arrangements
- market rules, regulatory issues and continuing obligations
- corporate governance
to name a few.
Our clients range from individual directors to small businesses to listed multinational organisations. We provide them with a full corporate advisory service in a range of sectors and ensure they are kept up to date with the changing legal landscape.
Company’s register of people with significant control (PSCs)22 March 2023
Most UK companies and LLPs are required to find out and record details of the individuals or legal entities that have significant beneficial ownership or control over them. The information must be recorded in the company’s register of people with significant control (PSC register) as part of its statutory books.
e-Signatures in corporate transactions – what you need to know12 December 2022
In 2019 we published an article called “Dotted lines are disappearing but the Law Commission has joined the dots on electronic signatures”. The article predicted a shift towards more widespread adoption of e-signatures, especially following the publication of a Law Commission report aimed at helping “users of e-signatures to proceed with confidence.”
Law Society and CLLS update 2016 practice note on electronic execution of documents29 November 2022
A (very) brief history of key guidance on electronic execution of documents.
Establishing a business presence in the UK13 April 2022
If you are a non-UK corporate body and you wish to establish a business presence in the UK, this brief guide covers the main issues you need to consider.
Lewis Silkin advises The CLV Group through a joint venture to create Waiv Global22 December 2021
Lewis Silkin is pleased to continue its relationship with The Customer Lifetime Value Group, advising the transformation consultancy on its latest business venture. The CLV Group has partnered with Peter Trembling Consultancy to launch Waiv Global, delivering a revolutionary approach to global fan engagement and monetisation.
Directors and their general duties02 December 2021
English law imposes on company directors high standards of behaviour and they must put the interests of the company before their own. Their duties are derived from both statute and case law. In addition to general duties, there are extensive specific duties. This is an introductory guide to those general duties.
Directors’ duties and climate change litigation: if not now, when?17 November 2021
For the last two weeks, many of us have been watching events unfold at the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference. Each day seemed to bring a mixed bag of news, some positive and some disappointing.
Lewis Silkin French Desk advises Publicis Groupe UK on its acquisition of Octopus Group23 February 2021
Lewis Silkin has advised its longstanding client Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communications business which employees 83,000 professionals worldwide, on the acquisition by Publicis Groupe UK of Octopus Group, a B2B marketing specialist agency