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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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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 Chambers.

The professionalism of our approach gives confidence to clients and peace of mind. Their business interests are secure in our team’s hands.

Follow this link to see CWJ's corporate successes from 2018/19.

The type of work we do includes:


  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Companies Act 2006 compliance
  • Shareholders' agreements and other Joint venture agreements
  • Share restructures
  • Banking and securities
  • Advice to directors
  • Company secretarial


  • Restructuring
  • Acquisition of business assets from administrators
  • Insolvency procedures including voluntary arrangements, administrations and liquidations
  • Advice for or relating to directors

The following are handled by our Commercial team:

Commercial Agreements

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


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