News and Insights

Welcome to our News and Insights section. Here we’ll talk about the latest legal developments with our articles and videos. You can browse or search by practice area or sector. We’ll also let you know about changes at our firm including the expansion into new practice areas, sectors and locations.



Spencer West Northern Ireland office advises The Clover Group in the successful purchase, refurbishment and reopening of historic Belfast bar.

Belfast based McMahon McKay, a Spencer West associated law firm, advised The Clover Group with the purchase, refurbishment and...

Press | Commercial | Commercial Real Estate and Property | Corporate | Hotels, Hospitality & Leisure
Posted: 26 Oct 2023

Leveraging BVI Companies for a Greener Future: Green Financing Structures

In a world increasingly conscious of environmental sustainability, the use of BVI companies in green financing structures has...

News | Banking & Finance | Commercial | Corporate
Posted: 29 Sep 2023

Press Release | Spencer West LLP advises on sale of Artic Building Services Ltd

Corporate Partner Simon Wilson has led a team of Spencer West lawyers advising Artic Building Services Ltd during its sale to...

News | Press | Corporate
Posted: 7 Aug 2023

Henry Clarke writes about the benefits of taking an entrepreneurial approach to law in Law Society Gazette

With a varied career in law, starting out at a ‘Magic Circle’ firm, holding legal staff roles within the British Army and...

Press | Construction, Engineering & Projects | Commercial | Corporate
Posted: 3 Aug 2023

The Everything Summary of Shareholder Disputes – Something to Keep Up Your Sleeve?

I have been advising companies and shareholders in relation to shareholder disputes for over twenty years, and in that time, I...

Article | Commercial | Corporate
Posted: 20 Jul 2023

Simon Wilson shares the pitfalls to avoid when selling a business

Having worked hard to build your successful business over a number of years, it’s important that you approach an exit or sale of your business i...

News | Corporate & Commercial | Corporate
Posted: 26 Apr 2023

Press Release | Spencer West Partner Paul Puxon completes £2.5 million fundraise for Technology Minerals Plc

Spencer West Partner, IP, technology and corporate law specialist Paul Puxon advised Technology Minerals PLC (LSE:TM1) on its...

Press | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Technology
Posted: 3 Apr 2023

Using a demerger to strengthen your business in difficult times

In challenging times, a demerger can be a useful way to help businesses survive, maximize value and be in good shape to...

News | Corporate
Posted: 16 Mar 2023

Corporate team members act for Albert Fry Associates Ltd in management buyout

John McMahon and Lauren McGarry acting for the management team in its successful Management Buy Out of Albert Fry Associates Ltd

News | Corporate
Posted: 14 Mar 2023

Spencer West advises on ‘internationally significant’ £1bn funding deal to drive net zero future for Bristol

Energy sector expert Sonya Bedford said the deal, which saw the city’s council launch a 20-year partnership with US energy firm Amaresco and Swe...

News | Energy & Natural Resources | Corporate
Posted: 17 Jan 2023

Paul Puxon supports Technology Minerals PLC to secure £4m bond facility for re-using battery technologies

Business and Corporate Lawyer Paul Puxon lead the Spencer West team supporting Technology Minerals PLC in securing a £4m bond...

Press | Corporate
Posted: 10 Jan 2023

DEAL ALERT: Christian Wilson supports Bennett Oakley Solicitors transition to employee ownership

Specialist Employee Ownership Trust lawyer Christian Wilson advised Sussex based law firm Bennett Oakley with their move to...

Press | Corporate
Posted: 7 Dec 2022

Demergers - breaking up can be (relatively) easy

During times of business upheaval and disruption it is useful to revisit initiatives that could help with business continuity,...

Article | Corporate
Posted: 30 Sep 2022

DEAL ALERT: Simon Wilson of Spencer West assists on MBO of BTTC Infrastructure LTD

Our corporate partner Simon Wilson recently advised the senior management team of BTTC Infrastructure Ltd on a management...

News | Corporate
Posted: 19 Jul 2022

A comprehensive guide to establishing a closed or open-end investment fund in Mauritius

Mauritius is an island off Africa's southeast coast located in the Indian Ocean and east of Madagascar. It is geologically...

Article | Banking & Finance | Corporate
Posted: 23 Sep 2021

The simple way to establish an investment fund in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Why? Creating a fund in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) offers a safe and regulated zone with which to develop...

Article | Banking & Finance | Corporate
Posted: 19 Aug 2021

Spencer West announces newly formed Director Group and makes key appointments in preparation for next phase of growth

Leading integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West announces the creation of a new Director Group to work closely and...

Press | Corporate | General
Posted: 18 Aug 2021

Spencer West Announces UAE move as next stage in International Expansion Plans

Leading integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West announces the next stage of its international expansion with the opening...

News | Corporate
Posted: 29 Jul 2021

An Overview of Interlink Recruitment’s Q&A with our Managing Partner, Spencer West

Despite the coronavirus pandemic causing significant disruption within the legal sector and challenges for law firms, here at...

Article | Corporate
Posted: 28 Jul 2021

Press Release | Prestigious Appointment for Spencer West's Doyen of Employment Law

LONDON 29TH MARCH 2021 - Spencer West employment partner Dr John McMullen elected as a Member of the Executive Committee of the...

Press | Corporate | General
Posted: 6 Apr 2021

Press Release | Spencer West appoints ex-Clyde & Co Senior Partner to develop APAC offering

Michael Parker to Spearhead Growth Across APAC; Increase Focus on UK Lawyers with Connections to the Region LONDON, 25 MARCH...

Article | Corporate | General
Posted: 29 Mar 2021

Reputation Management

Managing the reputation of an individual or an organisation is of crucial importance. Positive media coverage can enhance...

Article | Corporate
Posted: 25 Mar 2021

Press Release | Spencer West opens Brussels office to expand EU offering post-Brexit

Expansion Will Add Considerable EU Competition and EU Regulatory Capability LONDON, 9 MARCH 2021 – International law firm...

News | Corporate | General
Posted: 11 Mar 2021