Corporate Law Solicitors in Leeds Sheffield & York - Corporate Law Specialists

At Lupton Fawcett, our Corporate Solicitors aim to provide the best possible service by working hard to understand your business so we can help you achieve your goals. We understand that issues can arise at any moment, so that’s why we are committed to being available whenever you and your business might need us.

To speak to one of our dedicated Corporate Lawyers, get in touch with our Yorkshire-based team today. You can either call us on 0333 323 5292 or fill in our online form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Areas of expertise

Our established team has extensive experience on a number of corporate issues, including:

Legal Advice for Companies

Whether you are just starting up, have a well-established business or are planning your exit, making the right decisions for your organisation is always your top priority, so it is great to know you can draw on our wealth of expertise whenever you need to.

Based in offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York, our corporate solicitors are ready to help you and your business with any needs you may have. To get in touch, please call the office number today or complete the enquiry form and we will get back to you.

Private Companies

Our team of experienced Corporate Solicitors can advise you on many topics related to private limited companies, including:

  • The incorporation of a new company
  • The preparation and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements
  • Bespoke sets of articles of association for a new venture
  • Facilitate an equity investment into your existing business
  • A demerger or any other kind of solvent reorganisation
  • The raising of finance and negotiations with a bank or other lender
  • Advising on corporate governance considerations for directors of private limited companies
  • The provision of company and secretarial services
  • Preparing for your exit and managing the sales process
  • We can provide the support you need to drive your interests forward.

The Team

In order to provide you with the best possible service, we work hard to understand your business and your objectives, and because you cannot always predict when issues will arise, we are committed to being available whenever you and your business need us.

How Lupton Fawcett can help

The corporate law team provides a service that is tailored to the needs of you and your businesses. We understand that starting, buying or selling a business is an incredibly complex process, which is why we will be with you every step of the way to ensure you have a full understanding of your options.

Our flexible approach has recently been highly praised in the leading law firm directory Chambers and Partners, who said:

“This proactive and supporting team has been involved in a number of high-profile regional deals. It has particular experience in the healthcare market, company reorganisations and in dealing with information memoranda for collective investment schemes.”

To read about how we have helped businesses with corporate law matters, take a look at our news section.

Contact us

Lupton Fawcett are a leading personal and commercial law firm in Yorkshire with well-established offices of highly experienced solicitors in Leeds, Sheffield and York.

We provide a personalised service, with sector specialists and extensive resources to ensure we are giving you the best solutions to your problems.

Our Corporate Law Solicitors act regularly for clients across the United Kingdom including Bradford, Birmingham, Hull, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Sheffield, York and Nottingham.

As recognised Company Law Solicitors we can support your needs wherever you live in England, Wales & Northern Ireland.

Accreditations / Awards

Corporate Team of the Year 2019

"Overall the team delivered what I needed when it mattered for a once-in-a-lifetime event. They did so in a cheerful, courteous and thoughtful fashion that showed that they had reflected on our individual interests and needs."

Legal 500 2021

Daniel McCormack is approachable, likeable and very competent. He and his team deal with an enormous amount of paperwork in a disciplined manner. Daniel does an excellent job of explaining every step to all parties and is always accessible.

Legal 500 2019

Giles Clegg is very experienced, provides great commercial advice and manages a project and a diverse team exceptionally well. He is very easy to work with, and ensures matters are seamless from a contract and legal point of view.

Legal 500 2019

The team delivers exactly what is promised, on time and in budget. It fields excellent communicators, who work to a deadline and really make an effort to understand the client’s business sector.

Legal 500 2019

Lupton Fawcett fields an incredibly responsive and knowledgeable team, which provides top-quality advice in a very timely fashion and works very closely with its clients.

Legal 500 2019

Lupton Fawcett's corporate Sheffield team has a very cost-effective approach and provides advice that is to the point.‘

Legal 500 2019

Michele Phillips is very practically minded, results oriented, and able to find reasonable compromises in a negotiation.

Legal 500 2019

The corporate team in Sheffield at Lupton Fawcett provides a friendly face with a professional service.

Legal 500 2019

Giles Clegg "is a very safe pair of hands and is very collegiate and client-focused".

Chambers and Partners 2019

A client said "Dan is the most efficient lawyer I've ever worked with. He is supremely knowledgeable in the field and has the very rare skill of being able to explain things in a manner that a layman can understand."

Chambers and Partners 2019

They have a strong, multidisciplinary team and are flexible in terms of fee rates.

Chambers and Partners 2019

It's a highly regarded firm with a strong reputation in the legal market and sound sector specialisms.

Chambers and Partners 2019

Head of Lupton Fawcett Sheffield office, Michele Phillips, has been singled out as a 'leading individual' by Legal 500. According to the guide, she 'stands out for finance work and always looks for the unexpected and manages these issues easily'.

Legal 500, November 2018

We have known the Corporate Team at Lupton Fawcett for many years and they have assisted the Crossroads Group on a number of commercial transactions. The most recent acquisition by the Group was, in my experience, one of the most complicated and sensitive deals that I have been involved with. The Corporate Team, led by Michele Phillips, performed in a highly professional and efficient manner and I have no doubt that their assistance was a major contributory factor in us closing our latest acquisition deal.

Andrew Fletcher

Crossroads Group Limited

Lupton Fawcett's Managing Partner, Jonathan Oxley, is described as a 'key name' in Lupton Fawcett's, 'highly expirienced corporate and commercial group' and is praised by clients as 'a calm, pragmatic and commercial professional'

Legal 500, November 2018

Gravitas, knowledge and bedside manner

The Legal 500 UK

Jonathan is an invaluable sounding board with a "can-do attitude".

Chambers & Partners UK

Lupton Fawcett grow Corporate Finance team in York 1

Lupton Fawcett grow Corporate Finance team in York

Corporate Finance solicitor recruited to strengthen busy York office.

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Leeds-based Smart Buildings Ltd acquired by leading energy and services company, ENGIE

Leeds-based Smart Buildings Limited, a company that specialises in smart buildings solutions has been acquired by ENGIE, the leading energy, services and regeneration group.

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Lupton Fawcett advises ICS Media Group on acquisition by Racing Post

Leeds-based ICS Media Group, a multimedia content provider and digital market agency specialising in sports and gaming, has been acquired by Racing Post for an undisclosed sum with advice from Lupton Fawcett.

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Lupton Fawcett Strengthens its Tax Team

Lupton Fawcett Strengthens its Tax Team

Sheffield-born tax specialist, Sarah Illidge has moved back to the city to join law firm, Lupton Fawcett as a senior solicitor.

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Lupton Fawcett’s Sheffield Corporate Team helps add Smyle to Rockpool Investments

Lupton Fawcett’s Sheffield Corporate Team helps add Smyle to Rockpool Investments

Rockpool has announced its investment into Smyle, the winner of UK Event Agency of the Year a record four times in the last decade.

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Wakefield Tyre Company Completes Management Buy Out

Wakefield-based Top Treads, which wholesales retread commercial tyres for local councils, international fleets and owner-operators across the North of England, has completed a management buy out.

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‘Rising star’ heads up Banking Division at Lupton Fawcett

‘Rising star’ heads up Banking Division at Lupton Fawcett

Michael Kidd has been appointed as a director of Leeds, Sheffield and York law firm Lupton Fawcett, to head up its Banking & Finance department.

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Lupton Fawcett Advises West Yorkshire Veterinary Practices Purchased by National Operator

A group of veterinary practices located in Pontefract and South Elmsall have been acquired from Nick and Lynn Patrick by Medivet, the UK’s largest independent operator of veterinary practices, for an undisclosed sum.

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Lupton Fawcett advises on Brands Home & Leisure’s acquisition by Thermos

Thermos, the world’s leading manufacturer of portable insulated food and drink containers sold under its flagship Genuine Thermos® Brand, has acquired Leeds-based Brands Home & Leisure (BHL) Group Ltd, its distribution partner in the UK since 2001.

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Sheffield delivery company RDS Takes over Samples Express

Sheffield delivery company RDS Takes over Samples Express

Worksop-based Refrigerated Delivery Services Ltd (RDS), which was established 25 years ago, has bought Sheffield-based food and pharmaceutical delivery company, Samples Express Ltd for an undisclosed sum.

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New Team Takes Over Long Established Sheffield Architects

New Team Takes Over Long Established Sheffield Architects

Sheffield architectural practice, AA Design, which was established in the city in 1981, has been bought by Tim Justice, Mark Hobbs, Peter Noble and Stuart Young.

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