We provide practical and creative legal advice, while assisting clients in complying with regulatory, statutory and other legal obligations. We share our clients’ entrepreneurial passion and deliver responsive representation that is important for successful business organizations.
We advise clients in establishing business entities and assist them in defining the rights and relationships of owners and the management. For companies in more advanced stages of the business lifecycle, we develop and implement exit strategies and handle matters concerning succession.
We are experienced in negotiating, drafting and reviewing agreements of all major types, including employment, distribution, manufacturing, licensing, outsourcing and other agreements. For many clients, we provide guidance for compliance with international trade, customs and other regulatory requirements.
We provide pragmatic, innovative advice on the formation, financing, operation, restructuring and governance of strategic alliances and joint ventures. We are also adept at shaping the dissolution of joint ventures and formulating exit strategies that address issues such as ownership and licensing of intellectual property, division of territories and customers, and non-compete agreements.
We also understand the advantages and potential pitfalls for both investors and investment seekers in the private equity and venture capital markets. We have represented private equity funds, financial institutions and individual investors with structuring and realising investments. We also assist clients in initiating, structuring and completing leveraged buyouts.