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Company Restructuring

If you are considering restructuring your business, it can be difficult to know where to begin. However, seeking advice from a legal professional as early as possible is essential to ensure this process runs smoothly and is compliant with the law.

Ramsdens is ranked in the prestigious Legal 500. We were also shortlisted for a Yorkshire Leadership award in 2018, which means we are a well-respected firm that is well placed to offer advice to your business.

To discuss your circumstances, contact us today by calling 01484 821 500 or fill out an online enquiry form and we will be in touch at a convenient time for you.

What does restructuring mean?

Restructuring or reorganising your business is often necessary to make the firm more profitable, and doing so can also make it run more efficiently. Alternatively, it may be something that needs to be done if the owner is planning for a future exit.

In addition, restructuring may take place if the owner of the business is planning for succession or bringing in new shareholders - it can also occur when a business is experiencing financial difficulties.

In cases when a business wishes to refinance or reorganise its legal ownership or operations, a corporate solicitor is essential for ensuring you are compliant with all related laws and regulations. We have the experience necessary to ensure everything runs as efficiently as possible.

What are the different aspects of restructuring?

At Ramsdens Solicitors, we have offered expert legal advice to a wide variety of businesses in a number of areas, including but not limited to:

  • Refinancing
  • Distressed sales and purchases
  • Share buybacks
  • Capital reductions
  • Share rights issues
  • Mergers and demergers
  • Share rights issues
  • Share for share swaps
  • New group structures
  • Joint ventures

How Ramsdens can help

Whatever the reason for your restructure, it is important that all members of staff are treated fairly and proper procedures are followed. Informing employees and involving them throughout is less likely to lead to litigation when you take the final decision.

If you think redundancies are likely or you’re planning some kind of reorganisation, Ramsdens’ expert lawyers can advise you on what you need to think about.

Our advice is pragmatic and straightforward. We make certain we understand what you are hoping to achieve and explain the likely outcomes from the process, as well as discussing all options available to you.

We also make sure you understand the relevant regulations and legislation surrounding business restructuring. relevant laws, ensuring our advice is jargon free at all times.

What’s more, we are always transparent about our costs.

These are just some of the many reasons a whole host of businesses have successfully worked with Ramsdens to restructure.

If you're looking for knowledgeable and easy to understand employment law advice, give us a call. We offer a same-day response and you can talk to us in complete confidence to find out what your options are.

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Speak to Ramsdens Solicitors today by calling 01484 821 500 or fill out an online enquiry form and we will be in touch at a convenient time for you.