Transactions

Making the most of commercial opportunities and protecting and extracting value from our clients’ most valuable assets.

Corporate & financing

Corporate & financing

From start-ups and entrepreneurs to multinationals and some of the UK’s leading institutions, we offer a wealth of expertise in corporate transactions to a diverse and innovative client base. 

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IT & digital

IT & digital

Bristows is the ‘go-to’ firm for IT & Digital for clients who want responsive, thoughtful and pragmatic legal advice. 

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Commercial & IP transactions

Commercial & IP transactions

With one of the largest groups of IP lawyers in the UK, our clients seek our support on a wide range of commercial arrangements involving the creation, development and commercialisation of their most valuable assets.

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Employment

Employment

With employment laws constantly changing, it is a huge challenge to keep up to date and feel confident that you are complying with the law and avoiding the pitfalls. This is where we can help.

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EU & UK merger control

EU & UK merger control

We help our clients navigate EU & UK merger control requirements. We also advise clients on the application of worldwide merger control laws and work with local counsel to deliver a seamless co-ordination where multiple filings are required.

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Real estate

Real estate

Our real estate team offers comprehensive expertise for owners and occupiers of business space as well as clients investing in, developing or financing real estate.

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Tax

Tax

Our tax experts offer advice on the full range of tax issues affecting corporates, from large multi-nationals to smaller growing companies. 

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What others say

“Bristows was a valued partner in the success of making our vision become a reality.”

Stephanie Morris, Director of Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation at Imperial College London

“They enabled a very positive conclusion to the overall deal.”

Richard Fagan, Director of BioPharma at UCL Business

“Their expertise made them the perfect partner to work with on the highly complex Apollo transaction.”

Richard Fagan, Director of BioPharma at UCL Business

“UCLB has worked with Bristows for over 25 years, in relation to intellectual property licensing transactions as well as corporate transactions such as spinout formation.”

Richard Fagan, Director of BioPharma at UCL Business

“Bristows’ knowledge of the life sciences market and players, as well as their licensing expertise, was invaluable as we navigated this complex transaction.”

Iain Thomas, Cambridge Enterprise’s Head of Life Sciences

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