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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.
22 not out: Why AIM remains a force to be reckoned with
Kamalprit Lally, associate in the corporate and financial services team at Wedlake Bell, gives her outlook for the future of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) as it approaches its 22nd… Read more →
In Counsel Update – Summer 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of our In Counsel publication. After a General Election that left the Conservative Party with less than a majority in Parliament, the Queen’s Speech on… Read more →
Review of AIM Rules
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is currently conducting a review of the AIM Rules for Companies (AIM Rules) and the AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers. In a discussion paper, published… Read more →
IN COUNSEL UPDATE – AUTUMN 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of our In Counsel publication. In this update, we outline the most recent legal developments affecting your business, in particular, we provide an overview of… Read more →
PSC register regime is nearly here
As we have been alerting you over the last two years, the new regime for registers of persons with significant control (PSC register regime) for UK affected entities is nearly… Read more →
The PSC Register : A helping Hand to Recovering Assets into the Estate?
From April 2016, companies will be required to maintain a register of persons with significant control (“PSC”) over that company. That means formally documenting details of who exercises control or… Read more →
NEWSFLASH: Financial regulators launch New Bank Start-up Unit
From novel methods of banking to crowd funding, peer-to-peer lending and fund administration, fintech is growing ever more important in our increasingly e-connected world. To assist, support and encourage new… Read more →
The Anti-Corruption Summit and the PSC Register
On 12 May 2016, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, declared a raft of announcements at the anti-corruption summit in London. The UK government is now pushing hard the message that… Read more →
"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
Practice head Janice Wall’s ‘knowledge is immense’ at Wedlake Bell LLP, where the team handled its largest-ever transaction. Another highlight was cross-border work, one example being advising Arneg on its acquisition of Manor Concepts. Julian Mathews has particular expertise in the leisure and hospitality sectors.
— Legal 500, 2015