Business Sales & Purchases

Solicitors in Essex & London

Our company commercial legal team in Essex and London has a wealth of experience in buying or selling shares in companies across sectors as diverse as transport and logistics, care homes, manufacturing, recruitment, and maintenance. Drawing on our expertise in corporate and commercial matters, property, employment, IP, and dispute resolution, instructing Pinney Talfourd LLP ensures that you receive a seamless and professional approach to business sales and purchases across Essex and London.

Whether you are considering buying or selling shares in a company, our business solicitors can advise you on all legal aspects of the transaction, including:

  • The best structure to adopt
  • Essential preliminary agreements to ensure that information discussed remains confidential
  • Addressing legal due diligence to ensure that there is an informed exchange of information about the transaction
  • Negotiating the terms of the share purchase agreement to set out all the terms of the transaction
  • Advising on appropriate warranties to be given in relation to the company and its business, and the value of those warranties
  • Overseeing completion and attending to necessary filing requirements
  • Liaising throughout with your lender to avoid any delays in accessing funding
  • Working in conjunction with your accounting and tax advisers
Recent business sales and purchases deals include:
  • Advising on the corporate aspects of a major land development project in East London
  • The sale of two Toyota car dealerships by the Hills Group
  • The acquisition of a specialist motorcycle insurance company and the acquisition of a specialist insurance broker by a large insurance provider
  • The purchase of a large franchise catering business
  • The sale of a training content provider to a US corporate
  • The sale of freight forwarding logistics business

Book A Free Initial Consultation


Find out more with a free initial Company Law consultation

If you're looking to start procedures relating to buying or selling a business, contact our company and commercial solicitors in Essex and London for a free, no-obligation initial consultation. We can offer telephone consultations or face-to-face meetings in any of our five offices in BrentwoodHornchurchUpminsterLeigh-On-Sea and Canary Wharf. We are also happy to meet with yourselves at your own business premises in Essex, London or further afield.

Our Company and Commercial law accreditations include:

Legal 500 UK 2020 - Leading Firm

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