About Luke

Partner, Luke Rees leads the corporate law practice for Langley Solicitors. As a corporate transaction lawyer he has spent the last decade representing and advising business owners,  company boards and directors on all aspects of selling their interests, merging, restructuring and bringing in new money either through debt, private equity, or a blend of sources.

Based in the Lincoln office Luke handles a range of areas for commercial and corporate clients including; corporate structure and governance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and agreements and general business advice.

Luke enjoys the fast-paced world of corporate law, he is passionate about getting the deal done and offering practical guidance for his clients, delivering added value through a pragmatic, responsive and commercially focused service.

Commenting on his decision to join the Langleys team, Luke noted a desire to, ‘be part of a firm with ambition and vision, with the infrastructure to match’, giving him the perfect platform to offer the best corporate and commercial services to his clients.

Recent examples of Luke's corporate transactions and commercial law advice

Recent examples of Luke’s experience

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


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Contracts and Agreements

Clearly setting out the intentions and responsibilities of your business to its partners, associates and customers is the cornerstone of good business practice. Our experience covers a range of commercial contracts providing tailored practical advice to our clients requirements.

Corporate Transactions

As businesses grow and evolve, it’s important to consider the legal implications involved. From succession planning and exit strategy to private equity, we can help ensure you are fully prepared in planning your strategy for the future. Our corporate lawyers combine legal and transactional expertise with industry insight to give tailored solutions to our clients, whatever their sector.

Governance & Structuring

Ensuring that relationships between shareholders, directors, employees, creditors, and suppliers are correctly controlled and administered. Our team provides a full range of corporate law advice to clients large and small on all matters of general corporate law including advising directors on their statutory duties and Companies Act compliance.

Landlord & Tenant

Commercial lettings, whether you are the landlord or the tenant, can involve a myriad of complex issues when parties disagree about rights and entitlements. Even straightforward transactions can present problems if they are not properly completed. A proactive and carefully considered approach is essential.

Real Estate Investors & Developers

From small traders to multi-site corporations, developers to investors; whether you’re looking to expand into new locations, considering an investment or seeking advice about a commercial tenancy, our experienced team of commercial property solicitors can help.

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