A highly regarded multidimensional practice
Understanding the mechanics of a corporate transaction and creating a strategy to keep things moving are the two principles underlying Forsters Corporate practice. Specialising in helping companies, entrepreneurs, investors and high net worth individuals, our corporate lawyers unravel the complexities of each transaction to ensure our clients' business and wider interests are achieved.
With a strong sector focus, the Corporate team regularly works with real estate companies, family offices and individuals. Additionally the group has a growing reputation as one of the leading hotel advisory firms. Our approach is pragmatic and commercial. We adapt to each transaction, with in depth experience on a wide-range of matters, from M&A, to finance and tax.
A Forsters team led by Head of Corporate, Craig Thompson, and Associate, James Hamilton, advised Net-a-Porter founder Mark Quinn-Newall's Neurotribes investment fund on the sale of its substantial stake in Cult Beauty to The Hut Group for £275 million.
A cross departmental team, led by Client Relationship Partner, Craig Thompson, and Senior Associate Daniel Bryan, has advised long-standing client, Greybull Capital, on their high-profile purchase of the McLaren Group's Applied business division.
Employers and employees alike will be well aware that on 19 July 2021 the government lifted its instruction that people should work from home.
Forsters advises specialist lender and investor in UK residential property, Hilltop Credit Partners on a £15 million loan to developer, Propiteer Group
Banking and Finance Partner, Simon Collins, led the Forsters team to act for new client, Hilltop Credit Partners, to complete a £15 million loan to the Propiteer Group for a development project.
The Winter Economy Plan, launched by the Government on 24 September 2020, contains several measures designed to support businesses throughout the current coronavirus pandemic, including the extension of the Government-backed loan schemes.
Many employers have sadly needed to make redundancies in recent months due to the pandemic and with the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme coming to an end at the end of October 2020 and the new Job Support Scheme only filling part of the void, this trend will likely continue. This article provides a useful summary of the key considerations for employers who are contemplating a headcount reduction.