CORONAVIRUS:   Lawson-West is ‘Open for Business’ and here to help you with your legal needs.

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Buying and Selling Businesses

Our team have vast experience of assisting clients in the sale or purchase of businesses. We act in the sale and purchase of businesses of all shapes and sizes and across a broad range of sectors such as: agriculture, automotive, banking and finance, construction, energy and renewables, engineering, food and drink, manufacturing, media and the creative industries, professional and support services, real estate, retail, telecommunications and waste.

In recent years we have developed a real expertise in both the energy and renewables and telecommunications sector, regularly acting in the sale and purchase of businesses in these sectors. We have also acted on the sale and purchase of numerous care homes and have an in depth understanding of such businesses.

Our experience includes:

  • Preparing your business for sale and obtaining a valuation
  • Negotiating Heads of Terms
  • Investigating a target business to be purchased
  • Raising finance and providing security and guarantees
  • Shares sales and purchases
  • Asset sales and purchases
  • Mergers
  • Management Buy-Outs (MBOs)
  • Management Buy-Ins (MBIs)
  • Joint ventures
  • Business reorganisations and restructures
  • Buying from an administrator or liquidator or selling on their behalf

Download a copy of our Selling a Business Guide.

What our clients say


Coronavirus: It is ‘Business As Usual’ at Lawson-West

We’ve made plans to continue to deliver the best service during the pandemic and we’re committed to helping clients over the coming weeks and months.

From time to time, we will be posting updates about our business operational response to the implications of the virus on our website and on our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For now, you can be assured that we are ‘Open for Business’ and here to help you with your legal needs. You can email your regular contact at Lawson-West and we will respond, alternatively, email or continue to browse our website at for more information about our services and how to contact us.

We are driven by our commitment to help others.
We are here. For you.

Lawson-West Directors

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