Our Housing team are delighted following a formal tender procurement process to have been appointed to three lots under the new multi-million-pound legal services framework for The Riverside Group.
Our experienced commercial team can help you, as a community organisation, set up legal structures for working with others, from informal partnerships to full joint ventures.
Each time an organisation decides to work with another organisation the legal structure and how the relationship is going to work needs to be carefully thought about. From loose collaborations to formal joint ventures, it is necessary to review all types of legal structures, give consideration to the legal rules and find the legal structure that best suits the aims and goals of your joint venture.
Our experienced commercial team have many years of experience of working in partnership with community organisations to guide them through the process of setting up collaborations and joint ventures and can advise on all aspects of legal structures and governance of joint ventures.
Our joint venture services
When a community organisation sets up a collaboration of joint venture one of first decisions it will need to make is in regards to the legal structure of the joint venture. Each type of business structure involves different legal requirements, and it is important that you understand the difference between these and choose the best one for your collaboration or joint venture.
We can advise on all type of joint-venture legal structures, including:
- Informal collaborations, including memoranda of understanding.
- Contractual joint ventures.
- New joint-venture companies or partnerships.
- Full mergers or acquisitions.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors we will advise you how best to work together with other organisations and support you with issues that may arise from joint ventures, including:
- Management of the venture.
- Finance and resourcing, including staff and premises.
- Shares of any profits or losses.
- Intellectual property.
- Tax consequences.
- Dispute resolution.
- Possible exit routes.
Our specialist business solicitors regularly advise on:
- All types of corporate and partnership joint venture structures.
- Articles of Association.
- Contractual or co-operation agreements.
- Due diligence.
- Minority protection.
- Shared services.
- Shareholders’ agreements.
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