What kinds of mergers and acquisitions legal services can we provide?
As a full-service commercial law firm, we have extensive experience of advising clients on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
To support you with your M&A transactions, we combine our specialist expertise across a range of disciplines, including:
- Commercial contracts
- Commercial property
- Employee incentive rights
- Intellectual property
This allows us to draft and tailor documents to make sure the very best advice is provided in a truly seamless service.
Who can we help with mergers and acquisitions legal advice?
We advise buyers, sellers and financial advisers on the disposals and acquisitions of both companies and businesses.
Our corporate lawyers have been involved in a variety of M&A deals recently, including:
- £1.4m disposal of IT business to US buyer
- £700k equity investment in online fundraising business
- £1.2m disposal of a pharma company
- £1m acquisition of UK printing company
- £500k sale of shares in games manufacturer
- £500k equity investment in telematics company
We’ve compiled some M&A FAQs to answer our clients’ most burning questions about mergers and acquisitions.
We also offer competitive rates for our M&A work and charge either an agreed fixed fee based on the overall consideration of the transaction, or an agreed hourly rate up front.
Why choose our M&A solicitors?
Our M&A solicitors appreciate that the disposal or acquisition of a business can be a stressful time for all those involved. We’re also aware of the nuances and the time constraints when completing a transaction on a deadline and to budget.
We’re pro-active from the outset and always aim to help you and your strategic partners to navigate this process to reach a successful outcome.
Find out more about our mergers and acquisitions solicitors here:
Abby Watson is a corporate solicitor, specialising in private equity investments, mergers & acquisitions, EMI share schemes, corporate finance and governance and more.View profile
Adam Kudryl is a Partner and Corporate & Commercial Solicitor at Harper James Solicitors, specialising in strategic investments, acquisitions and sales.View profile
Corporate Solicitor & CEO
Toby Harper is the CEO & Founder of Harper James Solicitors, as well as a corporate & commercial solicitor. He specialises in venture capital and the tech sector.View profile
Jas is a corporate solicitor at Harper James Solicitors, advising on corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital & investments.View profile
Shubhu specialises in early-stage fund raisings, shareholder arrangements and M&A. Prior to joining Harper James she worked at Mills & Reeve and before that at Addleshaw Goddard and Slaughter and May.View profile
Michelle regularly advises business owners on corporate and commercial legal matters. She was partner in a regional firm and has also spent time in-house at a Higher Education business dealing with its research, innovation and knowledge exchange contracts.View profile
Our three transparent pricing packages are designed to give you the widest possible access to high-quality legal advice, whatever the size and nature of your business:
Straightforward access to senior solicitors at a competitive rate.
An affordable solution for businesses needing one-off legal support. Receive ‘City’ partner-level expertise at a fraction of ‘City’ prices.
Have legal peace of mind for £189 per month with additional support from £99 per hour.
A monthly subscription legal support package specifically designed for start-ups and smaller businesses.
For businesses requiring 60+ hours of support a year, with prices equivalent to £99 per hour.
Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.
What our clients say
We pride ourselves on delivering an excellent service for clients, but don’t just take our word for it.
Choosing Harper James was one of the best choices we made as a start-up. The firm has provided invaluable advice and insight throughout the early stages of our business.
We use Harper James because they understand the venture capital sector we operate in, know our business inside out and are always on hand to assist us in any way we need.
As with any business, we need access to good quality legal advice without the fear of facing huge legal fees. The service provided by Harper James is ideal because they are always available to assist and we know that the advice provided is of outstanding quality, with pricing that is cost effective and completely transparent.