Devon law firm Kitsons has launched a new Corporate Services Team which will provide a seamless advisory service to corporate and commercial clients at all stages of their business.
Through their combined expertise, the team will offer a holistic approach to advising businesses and can work together to ensure compliance, make the day to day running of the business more efficient, highlight and minimise risk, prepare for a sale or conduct a transaction.
Headed up by Corporate Partners Corri Pedrick and Dominic Hollingsworth who have primary responsibility for business related matters, the new team will work with individuals, businesses and corporations to ensure that their commercial objectives are met.
The team will advise in a broad range of sectors such as health, care, manufacturing and hospitality.
Corri Pedrick, Partner and Head of the Kitsons Corporate Services Team said: “The service we offer is bespoke to the client’s needs; we enjoy advising and supporting many different types of client from a one man band business, to a multi-million pound corporation.
The Kitsons Corporate Services Team came about due to level of instructions and demand from clients wanting all relevant legal business expertise in one team.
We are a Partner-led team, pulling together the specialties to work in a very cohesive way. Our aim is to offer a slick and seamless service. We are focussed on working closely together with local accountants to ensure our clients feel there is unity amongst its advisers.
We are passionate about delivering a professional service to our clients, balanced with a pragmatic approach, never losing sight of our clients’ objectives.”
In addition to Corporate Lawyers, the Kitsons Corporate Services Team includes experts in key practice areas such as Tax, Employment and Property.
Jayme Nicholson, Partner and Head of Employment at Kitsons said “The creation of the CST allows us to work closely with both our existing and new clients to develop them, their staff and their business aims. Having the ongoing relationship allows us, as Employment lawyers, to assist with HR matters, ensure that contracts and service agreements are compliant and work to increase staff productivity. At the same time, our Corporate and Property lawyers provide complimentary services to give Boards the confidence that things are in great shape on all levels. That all feeds in to the aim of making the business stronger.”
Commenting on the property elements involved in a corporate transaction, Partner Christian Robertson commented: “Unlike in straightforward property transactions, our role in a corporate transaction is to ensure that the property support is focussed on you achieving your commercial aims whilst still ensuring that a thorough review is carried out and that we identify and resolve any property related issues.”
Private Client Partner Jonathan Dickson added: “Over recent years we have seen a sea change in attitudes towards tax. Tax, more so than ever, is a key consideration in any business transaction and with ever changing regulation it is important to seek expert advice. Our team of Lawyers, Tax Technicians and Chartered Tax Advisors can work with your accountant to offer practical tax solutions to your business and property matters.”
For more information on the Kitsons Corporate Services Team, contact [email protected]
For more information on Kitsons visit www.kitsons-solicitors.co.uk.