Joint ventures are an important strategic option for many businesses and in recent years have become increasingly prevalent as a medium through which companies undertake significant business activities and projects. They often give rise to complex and intertwined legal issues. Our in-depth appreciation of these issues enables our clients to meet their business objectives quickly and effectively.
We advise on all forms of joint ventures including:
- traditional corporate joint ventures;
- contractual joint ventures;
- strategic alliances; and
- shareholder agreements.
We are committed to understanding your underlying commercial objectives and will work closely with your accountants to create a joint venture structure which meets your operational, accounting, regulatory, legal and tax requirements. We are also able to advise on the implementation of a suitable legal and operational framework to help you achieve the aims of the joint venture.
Our depth of expertise in specialist areas including: intellectual property; competition; tax; regulatory; and litigation and dispute resolutions, ensure that your interests are protected and your commercial needs met at all times during the life of the joint venture.
"The experience was so positive, I am looking forward to working with them again."
Chambers UK 2017
"They became an invaluable partner to our business and an absolutely integral part of the deal. What stands out is their incredible sense of co-ordination internally. It didn't matter who we called, what time or when, everyone was all co-ordinated, updated and fully immersed in our issues."
Chambers UK 2016
Clients turn to Macfarlanes LLP to avail of the team’s 'strong analytical, negotiation and drafting skills' and 'practical business advice'. In an impressive demonstration of its ability to handle high-end, complex transactions, the team acted as co-counsel to Verizon on the purchase of Vodafone’s interest in Verizon Wireless
The UK Legal 500 2014