Gateley

Corporate

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Our Corporate team advises public and private companies, owner-managed businesses and entrepreneurs on a wide range of corporate matters including business structuring, mergers & acquisitions, public markets, corporate governance, private equity, corporate re-organisations, joint ventures, partnerships, limited liability partnerships and provides a company secretarial service.

The Corporate team has over 80 lawyers, including more than 30 Partners offering strength in depth and extensive transactional experience across the UK and overseas. In each of the last four years, we have acted on over 200 transactions.

Each transaction is led by a dedicated Partner who will adopt a solution focused approach to your transaction and give clear and straightforward advice to help guide you through the complex issues which arise.

We take the time to get to know you, and your business and personal aims. We aim to build long-term relationships, providing commercial as well as legal advice and this award-winning approach has helped us grow with our clients.

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News

5th September 2014

How holiday pay might affect your business – solvent or not.

A recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has changed the way employers must now calculate holiday pay, with implications for both trading solvent businesses and insolvent businesses.

26th August 2014

Gateley advises on Straight takeover

A cross office team from top 50 law firm, Gateley, has advised on a deal which saw Dublin based One51, an investment company with expertise in environmental services, renewable energy and injection moulding plastics, acquire the Yorkshire based supplier of waste and recycling solutions, Straight plc, for £10.7 million.

“They are a big enough firm to inspire confidence. Very commercial all the way through and very competent on all points. Advice is pitched at an appropriate level, with the correct balance between legal and commercial considerations. Above expectations: it invests a lot of time in clients”

Chambers UK 2014

“Gateley's full-service corporate practice advises on a high volume of transactions. The team is responsive and commercially sensible, never seeking to score points off the other side. They consistently provide excellent commercial advice in a timely fashion”

Legal 500 2013

“The responsive corporate team provides quick turnarounds and technical ability whilst maintaining a commercial mindset. They make transactions much smoother, they are very comfortable with commercial issues and don't spend time asking us to read a number of drafts. The team homes in on the nitty-gritty of what is important to a client. They are very good project managers. They have good strength in depth across disciplines and are a safe pair of hands”

Chambers UK 2013

“Top notch team”

Legal 500 2012

“We need lawyers who know their law, but also make a difference by applying their business intelligence to our objectives. The firm always impresses with its commercial attitude and straight forward approach”

Tim Watts, Pertemps

Contacts

England

Birmingham

Paul Cliff
Paul Cliff

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England

Leicester

Gareth John
Gareth John

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England

London

Nick Smith
Nick Smith

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England

Manchester

Charles Glaskie
Charles Glaskie

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England

Nottingham

Mark Rutherford
Mark Rutherford

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Scotland

Edinburgh

David Kirchin
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UAE

Dubai

Amrik Sangha
Amrik Sangha

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