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Corporate Law

Buying and selling businesses is at the heart of our corporate work. Our reputation in this field is based on the highly professional service, wide-ranging commercial awareness and value for money we provide.

  • Andrew Wright
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  • Ben Madden
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  • Harry Bowden
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  • David Morrison
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Our clients range from large national companies to privately owned and family businesses in London and across the South East. From our offices in Orpington well located close to the M25, we provide the quality of service you expect from a City-based firm with the added benefits of dealing with a personable practice

The CWJ corporate team has been ranked by Chambers, the UK's leading directory of the legal profession, as one of the best in the Kent region. read more

The team is headed by Ben Madden, who is recognised as a leading practitioner in Kent and Sussex for corporate finance work in the Chambers Directory, a leading guide to the legal profession in the UK.

Clients have confidence in our expertise and efficiency because the professionalism of our approach gives them the peace of mind of knowing that the present and future interests of their business are secure in our team’s hands.

Follow this link to see CWJ's recent corporate successes.

The type of work we do includes:


  • Initial public offers (AIM and ISDX)
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Companies Act 2006 compliance
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Share restructures
  • Shareholders' agreements
  • Banking and securities
  • Advising directors
  • Company secretarial


  • Restructuring
  • Acquisition of business assets from administrators
  • Insolvency procedures including voluntary arrangements, administrations and liquidations
  • Advice to and relating to directors
  • Other related commercial issues

The following are handled through our Commercial team:

Commercial Agreements

  • Agency agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Terms and conditions
  • Commercial agreements


  • Partnership agreements
  • Advice on dissolution
  • Sales and purchases
  • Conversion to LLP