Whether a business owner, an in-house lawyer, a company secretary, a management board or an entrepreneur, we’ll work closely with you to understand your business needs and provide innovative, rounded and pragmatic legal advice.
Not only do we provide legal advice for stand-alone transactions, we also advise on corporate governance issues, restructuring businesses, reorganising ownership structures, shareholder agreements and share option plans.
It would be almost impossible to list all of our corporate law expertise, as no two transactions are the same but whatever your requirements, we’ll work closely with you to achieve your aims.
Mason is an expert on Jersey company law and corporate issues.
Mason is recommended by the Legal 500 and was named as a prominent figure in the Citywealth Leaders List in 2014/15/16
We provide governance and compliance advice on legal issues which impact business.
Our advice encompasses all elements of company law, from advice on operational and regulatory issues to issues arising in mergers and takeovers, as well as analysing liability and risk for board directors and senior members of staff.
We have extensive experience advising clients in all aspects of buying and selling businesses, including purchases and sales of equity and assets, merger transactions, recapitalisations and other corporate restructurings.
We can assist from pre-transaction planning and structuring through due diligence, negotiating and drafting documentation.
We advise businesses with asset transfers, share capital reductions and reorganisations and demergers and transferring assets out of a group.
We appreciate that corporate restructuring usually needs to be done quickly and efficiently. We will work closely with your accountants and other advisers to ensure the end result is delivered within the required timeframe.
Reinstating your Jersey company after dissolution may be necessary to resolve pension or payment disputes, or to resume trading if shareholders want to continue.
In the cases where your company has been dissolved and you wish it to be reinstated, our corporate lawyers are here to assist.
Whether you’re migrating (redomiciling) your company to or from Jersey, our corporate lawyers are experts in the company migration process.
We will guide you and your team through the relevant formalities and advise on the appropriate approvals required to ensure the company migration is processed efficiently.
Our corporate lawyers are frequently asked to provide expert opinions on Jersey companies, LLPs, partnerships, foundations and trusts.
We appreciate legal opinions are often crucial to the structuring of large domestic and international transactions, both public and private, and as such we will strive to work with you to ensure delivery, on time.