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If your business is growing, getting investment through debt or equity or you are looking to divest your interests, you need us on your side. We will help you understand what this means for you, your employees, stakeholders and your future.

Our experienced corporate team combines legal expertise with commercial nous.

Our corporate team specialises in all areas associated with mergers and acquisitions including: share and asset sales and purchases; management buy outs; and private equity investments matters.

We have a proven track record in corporate transactions across a large variety of different sectors, acting for a wide range of clients, from early stage businesses, partnerships, high net worth individuals and investors, to large corporates and financial institutions.  Our expertise in these matters is such that we regularly receive referrals from nationwide brokers and intermediaries. Our commercial clients have access to the skills of  our experts in other teams such as  Inheritance and Capital Gains Tax planningcreation, administration and termination of on-shore Trusts, employment, health and safety and intellectual property (IP) protections. 

Working with us, you can have absolute confidence that you will have an expert team working to get you the best outcome now and in the future.

The types of corporate transactions we can help you with

  • Share sales and purchases
  • Asset sales and purchases
  • Management buy outs and buy-ins
  • Equity investment matters.

Examples of some of our corporate transactions

  • We acted for KryptoKloud  who secured private equity investment through the Midlands Engine Investment Fund
  • We acted for Bottomley Distillers on their journey from award-winning Lincolnshire start-up to a global brand on their merger with Next Frontier Brands
  • We acted for a national social care provider on its sale to a private equity fund
  • We recently secured substantial  private equity seed investment for an international non-alcohlic drinks brand
  • We acted for a UK television and production company on its  recent merger
  • We led the acquisition of a company for a client in the construction and engineering sector.

How we work

Working with us you will have access to a team of exceptionally skilled partners and lawyers, whose focus is on providing solutions that work in the real world as well as the legal world. This means understanding what really matters to our commercial clients. Minimising disruption. Maintaining business relationships. Preventing problems occurring in the first place.

Relationships will always be led by a partner, so you know you are getting the very best advice and have the right person on your side. They are supported by a team of other lawyers, meaning that we can address all manner of legal snags as they arise, meaning the transaction can proceed at the right pace.

Our team

  • Our teams are ranked by the legal directories, so you know that you will be guided by specialist experts in all areas of litigation.
  • Our partners and lawyers have decades of experience, an excellent reputation, and over the years have built up strong relationships with other lawyers and associated professional bodies.
  • We have teams in Lincoln and York, and work with clients across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.

Our fees and costs

Your initial contact with us will help us to understand your situation. At the end of this if you wish to proceed, we will advise you on a course of action and give you an outline of the estimated cost. We work with our commercial clients to provide a range of costs options including costs caps and fixed fees wherever possible


Luke Rees Corporate transactions solicitor Langleys Solicitors Lincoln and York

Luke Rees


01522 508 777

07519 127 271

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Luke Rees is excellent, efficient, and most importantly very human - we felt confident in his ability.

Legal 500, 2021

The most outstanding lawyers I have ever come across.

Legal 500, 2021

I deal with many of the departments and members of the Langleys Team on a wide array of legal issues. They know how myself and my family business operate and are able to tie together key issues in a succinct way. They have good communication internally and so often different departments are aware of what we are doing and therefore providing more efficient solutions.

Legal 500, 2022

I have always found the Langleys team to be very collaborative in their approach, working well internally between departments and integrating that with the client. The customer service and level of response received from the Langleys team is unparalleled from my experience with them. This level of customer service was unaffected by the lockdown, which considering that the Langleys team were working remotely makes their efforts even more impressive.

Legal 500, 2022
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