Our commercial and corporate team produces bespoke advice tailored to our clients’ needs and business objectives. We support our clients throughout the process of a commercial or corporate endeavour, from strategic planning to negotiation, drafting to implementation, and exit. 

Whether yours is a start-up or a multinational company, Chan Neill Solicitors believes in learning about you and your aims and business objectives.  We aim to understand the context in which our clients and their businesses operate and to form close, constructive and responsive working relationships. Our goal is to provide advice that not only helps our client operate within the confines of the law, but that challenges your assumptions and brings you closer to your business objectives. 


Our team members hail from a diverse range of backgrounds with particular strengths in business know-how and drafting, enabling us to grasp your business objectives and ably protect your interests.  



The matters we can assist you with include: 

  • Company incorporation 

  • Trademark advice and registration

  • Branding and trademark issues 

  • Joint venture agreements 

  • Partnership agreements 

  • Franchising agreements 

  • Confidentiality agreements 

  • Agency and distribution agreements 

  • Terms and conditions of purchase/ sale of goods and supply of services 

  • Manufacturing and supply contracts 

  • Marketing agreements 


  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Business restructuring

  • Negotiated acquisitions and dispositions

  • Strategic mergers of equals

  • Cross-border transactions

  • Special committee and other independent director representations

  • Unsolicited bids and proxy contests

  • Activist investor defense

  • Takeover defense planning

  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances

For more information about our commercial and corporate services please contact our team.

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Meet The Team

John Clementson
Senior Consultant
Michael Chan
Senior Partner 

Chan Neill Solicitors is a trading name of Chan Neill Solicitors LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales, under number OC430320. Chan Neill Solicitors LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. SRA number: 668071. We use the word partner to refer to a member of Chan Neill Solicitors LLP, or an employee or consultant who is a lawyer with equivalent standing and qualification. A list of members names together with a list of non members who are designated as partners is available for inspection at our registered office at 107 Charterhouse Street, London, EC1M 6HW