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If you are a senior executive, director or board member, the challenge you have of adhering to your directors duties and legal obligations and avoiding compliance breaches, whilst doing you day job is a tricky and delicate balance.

There is an ever-growing pressure on shareholders and stakeholders to remain up to date and compliant to avoid serious fines and breaches. That means the need for control over your corporate governance and compliance is more pressing than ever.

Our experienced corporate team is able to advise you on constitutional matters and the relationship between your shareholders and Directors. We have extensive experience of drafting shareholders’ agreements and articles of association for private companies..

Working with us will give you peace of mind, knowing that your corporate governance foundation is sound.

The types of corporate governance issues we can help you with

Our experience is extensive and covers (but is not limited to):

  • Corporate governance strategy
  • Director’s liabilities
  • Drafting articles of association and other constitutional documents
  • Governance systems, planning, processes, and procedures
  • Company secretarial issues such as advice on meetings, resolutions, and filings
  • Shareholder consents and voting rights
  • Share capital

Our commercial clients have access to the skills of our experts in other teams, so, our litigation team will represent you, or the company if you face contentious matters, like investigations, compliance breaches, or allegations of criminal misconduct. 

Our well regarded and experienced employment team can advise you on director’s duties, conflicts of interests and removal of directors.

Our private client and wealth team work with business owners on succession planning especially around wealth protection strategies. 

How we work

Our priority is to protect your interests by getting to grips with the immediate issues and potential pitfalls that could come up in the future. We will always have a focus on your commercial practicalities.

Working with us you will have access to a team of exceptionally skilled partners and solicitors, 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 you.

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.

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, Yorkshire and foreign jurisdictions.

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

Langleys will only use the information you provide to contact you in relation to your enquiry.


David Tonge, Corporate And Commercial Law Solicitor At Langleys Solicitors In York And Lincoln

David Tonge


01522 508 733

07776 243 452

Langleys will only use the information you provide to contact you in relation to your enquiry.

Legal Directory Feedback

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

Langleys fields a brilliant team, which has a modern, friendly approach.

Legal 500, 2020
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