We advise on the rights of a wide range of shareholders from corporate, personal, family to investors – large and small. In addition to understanding the legal rights and duties, we focus on providing real world commercial solutions. In this way our clients can understand what the issues are, and work with us to obtain a positive result.
We advise on a significant number of shareholder agreements. We know what works and what causes difficulties. We assist by documenting the way your company should be managed in a clear and practical manner. We understand & appreciate the subtle nuances which provide the necessary protections, without causing the company to stumble.
The terms of a shareholders agreement are binding upon and enforceable against the Company and its shareholders and covers such matters as voting rights, appointment of directors, the conduct of the business, employees and the payment of dividends.
We have significant experience in drafting share option agreements. Our work covers both unapproved share options as well as those which qualify under the Enterprise Management Incentive legislation. In this area, our clients are all private companies which are usually looking to provide a reward and incentive scheme for key employees and directors.
We can assist you with determining and implementing appropriate milestones and triggers under which options may be granted.
We are familiar with the specialist terms, definitions and phrases and we can draft and/or review documents quickly, efficiently and effectively.
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