Corporate Governance

We have a specialist team available to help you with all your legal services for Corporate Governance. 

What is Corporate Governance?

Corporate governance covers the issues a company must follow in order to be compliant with statutory provisions.

Regulatory legal advice
With today’s ever increasing corporate governance requirements, it is more important than ever for company secretaries and company directors to keep up to date with all the latest regulations and statutory provisions – an unenviable task with the number and frequency of changes.

Our Corporate Lawyers can provide expert advice to in-house company secretarial teams and directors with our outsourced company secretarial services.

Most notably we are asked to assist with the following on a regular basis:

  • Incorporation services or Incorporation of a company
  • Incorporation of limited companies and limited liability partnerships
  • Registered office and SAIL service
  • Reconstitution or update of statutory registers
  • Preparing and filing statutory documents at Companies House (Confirmation Statements, directors changes etc)
  • Share allotments and share transfers
  • Adoption of new articles of association
  • Share subdivisions, consolidations and re-denominations
  • Share re-designations and implementing new classes of shares
  • Share buy-backs and restructures
  • Advice on constitutional matters such as board and shareholder meetings
  • Advice and assistance with Strike-off

We work with a variety of organisations including:

We cover a vast array of industry types, in order to provide a comprehensive company secretarial service.

We regularly assist international parent companies managing their UK subsidiaries’ corporate governance. We provide the advice required on either a permanent, project or ad hoc basis to suit our client’s requirements. 

For specialist legal advice please contact Michelle Lamberth on 0118 989 9706 or by email at michelle.lamberth@herrington-carmichael.com

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Corporate Governance

Covid-19 and Statutory Registers

In light of government lockdown measures and the practice of social distancing many companies have been left unable to access their statutory registers. What happens if my company does not have statutory registers?

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Property Management Services

We can assist once the management company has been handed over. We act as registered office for many management companies and can also transfer shares when a property is subsequently bought or sold.

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Are you breaching your corporate governance requirements in lockdown?

If you are unsure of what the requirements are or whether you are meeting those requirements, or maybe you would just like some assistance or advice then please contact us today to request a due diligence review of your company’s corporate governance for £250 + VAT.

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