Shareholders’ agreements set out the rights of one shareholder against another, to protect the investment and interests of both majority and minority owners in the company. They are useful to have in place, because a firm’s Memorandum and Articles of Association often favour shareholders with majority voting rights – and do not cover issues such as the position of a spouse or other relative, who may inherit shares in the firm.
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The Company Commercial Team
Tim Roberts Senior Partner
Company Commercial 01908 689356Tim Roberts is Head of the Department and the firm’s Senior Partner. He began his career as a solicitor in the City of London before moving to Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors Company Commercial department. He has over 30 years of experience in Company Commercial and specialises in all aspects of the sale and purchase of companies and businesses, including management buy-outs, corporate restructuring, banking and corporate finance.