Matthew Canfield

Matthew Canfield, Corporate and Commercial Solicitor

I am a Solicitor in the Corporate and Commercial team based in Chester. For the most part I act for owner managed businesses varying in size from start-ups to large enterprises. I advise clients on a diverse range of corporate matters including the sale and purchase of shares and company assets, company formations and structures,… Read more »

Paul Tyrer

Paul Tyrer, Corporate Partner at SAS Daniels Congleton

I am a Partner in the Corporate team specialising in all aspects of company and commercial law and corporate finance. I have particular experience of acquisitions, disposals and MBO transactions, but also advise on a wide range of commercial agreements and arrangements. I act primarily for owner managed businesses but also regularly act on behalf… Read more »

Company Secretarial

We provide companies with a full Company Secretarial service including Company Incorporation, Companies House Filing of Director and Shareholder Details as well as all regulatory requirements a company secretary must adhere to. This assistance provides great benefit to companies as we guide our clients through the different stages of the company life cycle through conducting… Read more »

Banking and Finance

We advise on Finance, Funding Options, Security Requirements, Inter Creditor Arrangements and Facility Documentation. Finance is no doubt of paramount importance to all businesses whether they are a start-up business or stable, established businesses and whether it be for organic growth or to make new investments. We are able to advise on the options available… Read more »

Employee Share Schemes & Profit Sharing

We are involved regularly in advising companies on tax related share schemes approved by HMRC (including EMI, EBT, JSOP and EOT schemes), unapproved share schemes and other ways of rewarding staff, such as growth shares. These schemes are used to incentivise employees through having a company structure which allows you to plan for your businesses… Read more »

Shareholders Agreements

We act regularly for companies, their shareholders and investors in preparing and negotiating Shareholder Agreements and bespoke Articles of Association taking care of both your immediate and future needs. Our team has excellent transactional skills which allow us to deal effectively with any manner of issues which may come up in a single transaction, or… Read more »

Joint Ventures

We have significant experience in negotiating Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances, Partnership Structures and Teaming Arrangements to provide significant opportunities for companies to access new markets, share market risk, develop joint IP and implementing economies of scale. We support a range of businesses in structuring, drafting and negotiating their Joint Ventures, helping our clients enter new… Read more »

Initial Public Offerings

We offer an efficient and proactive service advising companies on transactions involving AIM and the Official List. Our experience with such transactions gives us excellent knowledge and experience of all regulatory obligations associated with a public company admission as well as all stages of the transaction including due diligence, pre-admission restructuring and, where appropriate, share… Read more »

Private Equity

Our team has advised on numerous Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions, whether advising professional investors, management teams and businesses seeking investment for companies at all stages, from start-ups through to businesses looking for growth and development. We combine excellent legal services with approachability and accessibility ensuring a service that is both professional and personal…. Read more »

Management Buy-outs and Buy-ins

We advise management teams on their options if they are contemplating buying out of a business or buying into a business and are familiar with preparing and negotiating bespoke legal documentation to implement this. We incorporate strong team work and practical working practices to ensure we turn work around in a timely and efficient manner… Read more »