Going into business with a third party is a major step and it is important that your relationship with your business partners is well documented in an appropriate agreement from the outset, whether that be a partnership agreement, shareholder agreement, limited liability partnership agreement or joint venture agreement.
A clear understanding of the parties’ objectives is paramount in such agreement and our corporate lawyers are experienced in advising both individuals and corporates in a variety of sectors on these types of arrangements for both companies and groups of companies based in the UK and cross-border.
Our corporate team can work with you to find the right joint venture structure for your business and on other aspects of law which can arise, including data protection, intellectual property and employment law.
Why choose Trethowans?
Our specialist team have years of experience with shareholder and joint venture agreements. Our experience includes:
- Drafting a shareholders’ agreement and articles of association in order to put in place the legal framework for a family investment company to enable the parents to pass the business down to the younger generation
- As part of a VIMBO (vendor initiated management buy-out) we drafted the shareholder’s agreement and articles of association of the purchasing vehicle of an international group
- Drafting a joint venture agreement and articles of association in order to put in place the legal framework between three companies based in England, Australia and the USA to enter into major projects and maintenance, repairs and operations contracts in certain territories.
For expert legal advice on shareholder and joint venture agreements, contact our specialist corporate team today on 0800 2800 421 or by filling in our form.