Our Corporate team combines technical expertise with commercial insight to deliver a full spectrum of bespoke services to clients of all sizes both in the UK and abroad.

We are committed to building long-term relationships with our clients, working with them to achieve their commercial objectives – investing time in understanding their unique business challenges so that we can tailor our advice whatever the situation.

Our experience has seen us work with clients that range from start-up businesses and high-flying entrepreneurs through to established public and private companies, foreign multinationals and their UK subsidiaries, family businesses and venture capitalists.

Our expert lawyers are on industry bodies, have helped shape corporate governance codes and regularly contribute to key publications.

We offer an international service too – helping clients with cross-border transactions and issues.

Whatever the situation, all of our clients trust us to help them in what can often be time-sensitive and high-pressure situations, knowing that our flexible approach and commercial sensitivity – along with diligent project management – means we always get the job done.

The Wedlake Bell Corporate team was awarded Advisor of the Year at the 2015 Small Cap Awards.

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Adam Lynch



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Praised for its 'creative and commercial' approach, the team at Wedlake Bell LLP combines its cross-border capabilities with a diverse sector approach to regularly handle work for clients in the financial services, insurance, hospitality and leisure, fintech and logistics industries. The firm has increasingly fielded instructions from an international client base looking to make acquisitions and investments in the UK.

— Legal 500, 2022

Collaboration between teams was strong which helped to deliver the overall objective well. Customer service has also been strong.

— Legal 500, 2022

Excellent customer service orientation.

— Legal 500, 2022

Both creative and commercial. Very important traits.

— Legal 500, 2022

Strong deal structure experience, coupled with solid team delivery.

— Legal 500, 2022

Well coordinated teams, a one-stop-shop for all legal queries.

— Legal 500, 2021

Hugely reliable and knowledgeable. Exceptional understanding of client needs and delivery of results.

— Legal 500, 2021

'Always available and provide excellent insight'

— Legal 500, 2020

'Wedlake Bell offer highly commercial advice in a really efficient way and are quick to respond'

— Legal 500, 2020

"The team as a whole are extremely client-focused and knowledgeable."

"A responsive team of commercial professionals."

— Chambers UK, 2017

Wedlake Bell's ‘polite but tenacious’ team provides ‘high-quality service at a sensible price’.

— Legal 500, 2016

"The firm itself sets high standards and seeks to over-deliver for its client base."

— Chambers UK, 2016