• The Corporate team at Brachers has a great deal of experience of advising companies and individual shareholders.

    We can advise on:

    • Shareholder Agreements and Articles of Association; particularly in complex cases where the parties require specific restrictions on how and when shareholders can transfer their shares
    • provisions to deal with a minority shareholder not being able to block a sale of the company
    • different classes of shares, each having different rights (whether those rights are voting rights, dividend rights or rights on a return of capital)
    • enhanced levels of control for minority shareholders
    • Cross-option arrangements to provide a mechanism where the shares belonging to a shareholder can be purchased if that shareholder dies
    • Share Option Schemes, and particularly the tax efficient Enterprise Management Incentive scheme (EMI)

Key Contacts - Shareholder Arrangements and Share Option Schemes Advice:

Meet the Team:

  • Widely experienced corporate practice which displays a particular affinity for private equity work, offering extensive expertise in advising investors and investees on transactional matters and portfolio company work.

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  • It is an extremely experienced and efficient team that is good with time management

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  • They are attentive and quite happy to turn things around quickly. They are approachable and talk things through with us.

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  • Communication was excellent throughout the engagement.

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  • London-quality advice from a responsive and approachable local firm.

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