CORPORATE/COMMERCIAL & BUSINESS ADVISORY
Lawyers at HARLEM SOLICITORS are suitably equipped with vast experience in all facets of commercial and business law which enables them to negotiate and structure all types of commercial agreements to serve our clients’ business needs and to properly protect their interests.
Having been fully accredited by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as well as the Trademarks, Patents And Designs Registry, we are suitably positioned to assist individuals, sole proprietors, partnerships, multinational enterprises and corporations navigate through the complex legal frameworks within which business are operated. We understand the unique challenges facing entrepreneurs in starting new businesses and we are desirous of assisting them in meeting those challenges and evolving their ideas into a successful business opportunity. Our lawyers are enthusiastic about our clients’ businesses and seek arduously to be instrumental in developing and expanding them.
At Harlem, we are vastly experienced in delivering optimal effectiveness and efficiencies for entrepreneurial clients embarking on a new business venture as we put our interdisciplinary approach to bear on ensuring we serve as strategic advisors through all stages of growth of an emerging company, helping the founders attain their business goals and seeing the company achieve its optimal deserving. With sound business judgement, we provide expert support and advice to our clients through all stages of corporate growth, ranging from commercial loan transactions, business purchases and sales, corporate record preparation and filing, incorporation, business registrations, contract or lease drafting and review as well as general business advisory/counsel.
For sundry weighty reasons, we sometimes work closely with other lawyers within your organisation where required, drawing on the versatility of our team in the areas of finance, secretarial, securities, regulatory, employment and labour, intellectual property and litigation. We also often work closely with other professional advisors, including tax advisors, auditors and accountants (both external and in-house), where necessary, to maximise our clients’ position and opportunities. And whether an organisation is merging, dissolving, or something in-between, you will always find creative problem-solvers focused on delivering efficient solutions. At Harlem across all our practices and the country in which we do business, we provide advice on complex regulatory/compliance matters, including in the following areas:
- Strategic Joint Ventures, Limited Partnerships & Strategic Alliances
- Company Take-Overs, Mergers and Acquisitions
- Debt Recovery
- Supply Agency and Distribution Contract
- Drafting standards Agreements, Contracts and Documents (including Operating agreements, Manufacturing agreements, Franchise agreements, Licensing agreements, Supply and distribution agreements, Management and consulting agreements, Infrastructure agreements, Services and Outsourcing agreements, Outputs and inputs purchase and sale agreements, Investment agreements etc.)
- Due Diligence & Investigation of Company Affairs
- Equipment Leasing
- Filing organizational documents
- Remuneration Packages & Incentive Schemes
- Corporate Start-ups
- Corporate Recruitment
- Corporate Governance
- Private Equity (Formation & Transactional)
At HARLEM SOLICITORS, we recognize that agreements are essential to all businesses to capture value and avoid risk. We have a team of lawyers who are equally at home advising on complex, high-value day-to-day contracting requirements in key industry sectors such as retail, financial services, IT, telecoms, government projects as well as health.