Business solicitor in Northampton & Milton Keynes

Chris Robinson
corporate lawyer - business consultant

Clarity and experience in corporate law
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What I do

As a corporate lawyer I have spent over 25 years advising businesses, so I have broad experience of business and financial issues. I help businesses with strategy, structure and financing - a friendly sounding-board for the CEO or entrepreneur. I can act as non-exec director, company secretary or just as a consultant and adviser.

In more traditional legal work, the core of what I do is corporate law: buying and selling companies and businesses, and raising capital for them through private investors, private equity or bank lending. I relish a challenge, and I most enjoy work where I can can make a real difference to the outcome. I love innovation, originality and lateral thinking.

Because I respond to my clients' needs rather than sticking to a legal discipline, I've gained expertise in a lot of business law fields beyond corporate finance:

Commercial law:

  • Contracts
  • Terms of sale
  • IT agreements
  • Licensing patents, design right, trademarks and copyright
  • Distribution and agency agreements
Employee share schemes
  • EMI schemes, CSOPs etc
  • Unapproved schemes
  • Succession and incentives
  • Tax and employment-related securities rules
Business structures
  • Partnerships and LLPs
  • Joint ventures
  • Shareholders' agreements
  • Complex company structures
  • Company secretarial
  • TUPE transfers
  • Executive contracts
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Share-based incentives
Competition law
  • Restrictive agreements
  • Block exemptions
  • Dominant positions
  • Merger control
Property finance
  • Company and LLP ownership vehicles, including offshore
  • SDLT mitigation
  • Development joint ventures
  • Development funding
Corporate law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • International transactions
  • Earn-outs, vendor funding and partial buy-outs
  • Board structuring and corporate governance
  • Loan agreements and facility letters
  • Security, including complex structures
  • Guarantees

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Chris Robinson, who is a solicitor with a practising certificate (SRA no 126999, admitted 1983) provides services only through  and on behalf of Chris Robinson Ltd which does not provide legal services to the public but which advises and provides services to clients only through and on behalf of law firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and subject to the firms' terms of engagement.  Your attention is drawn to  the further information and the terms of use of this site on the legal stuff page. 2010 Chris Robinson Ltd.