Corporate

Whether you are buying or selling a business, attracting third party investment or financing, entering into a joint venture, expanding across a jurisdiction or internationally, or restructuring your business, you need the assistance of wise counsel, who can help you navigate the commercial issues and structure your business appropriately.

Spencer West’s corporate lawyers have amassed a wealth of corporate experience in advising finance directors and boards of listed and unlisted companies and many of our lawyers have direct experience from having worked in-house in businesses or acted as directors on the boards of companies. Our lawyers are resolutely business people who advise with the ‘business owner’s eye’.

Spencer West provides a full range of corporate, commercial and business-related legal services to clients. We are involved in every aspect of the legal life of a business from inception and constitutional documentation, development, expansion with rounds of equity and debt finance through to strategic exit planning and disposal of assets. We advise businesses of all sizes from start-ups through to listed international corporations.

Sector expertise

We act in a wide range of sectors and our work is supported by teamwork across the corporate practice area and by teams in specific sectors with specialist expertise, who have a deep understanding of the opportunities, risks and regulatory nature of the relevant industry. This includes expertise in:

  • mergers and acquisitions - share and asset sales and purchases
  • shareholders agreements and joint ventures
  • company reorganisations
  • corporate finance
  • corporate governance, including Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues
  • directors’ service agreements
  • share plans (including employee share schemes)
  • shareholder disputes
  • equity capital markets, listings on stock exchanges and share placings
  • company incorporation and start-up advice
  • listed and unlisted companies
  • private equity firms
  • owners and managers
  • start-ups/scale-ups



Sonya  Bassett

Sonya Bassett

Partner - Corporate & Commercial

Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird

Partner – Corporate

Paolo Caldato

Paolo Caldato

Partner – Commercial Dispute Resolution

Jan Cant

Jan Cant

Partner – Corporate Law, M&A, Contracting, IT & Telecoms, PPP, GDPR, International Institutions, Construction and Real Estate

Talitha Degwa

Talitha Degwa

Associate Partner – Immigration & Global Mobility

Dhana Doobay

Dhana Doobay

Partner – Telecoms, Media & Technology

Karl Foster

Karl Foster

Partner - Commercial

Howard Goldsobel

Howard Goldsobel

Partner – Corporate & Commercial

Natalie Knight-Wickens

Natalie Knight-Wickens

Partner - Corporate & Commercial

Gavin Persaud

Gavin Persaud

Partner - Financial Services, Banking Regulatory, Technology

Stanley Rowe

Stanley Rowe

Partner – Corporate and Commercial

Michaël Schrevens

Michaël Schrevens

Partner - Commercial, Contracting, IP and ICT law, Construction and real estate, Franchising, Corporate law, Litigation and dispute resolution

Andrew Sparrow

Andrew Sparrow

Senior Counsel – Corporate and Commercial

Simeon Spencer

Simeon Spencer

Senior Partner – Co-Founder

Simon Ward

Simon Ward

Partner – Corporate & Commercial | Technology

Janis Wilderspin

Janis Wilderspin

Partner – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Property, Intellectual Property, Business and Finance

Euri Yoon

Euri Yoon

Partner – Tax