Company Law and Business Law
Clarke Jeffers are one of the country’s leading company and business law firms. We have over 40 years experience in advising sole traders, private companies and public companies across a range of sectors. We make it our business to understand yours and while it is an old cliché, we understand that in the business world, “time is money”. We pride ourselves on providing fast effective solutions and advice to our clients.
Success in the commercial world today is all about strong focus on your business and doing what you are good at. There are however a huge amount of technical and regulatory compliance issues to be dealt with on an ongoing basis. Clarke Jeffers represent a wide variety of businesses from small local retailers to large multinational chains. We provide technical assistance, strong industry experience and advice that allow our clients to focus on their strengths and still know that all of their legal issues are covered.
Acting for and representing a business, no matter what size they are, requires experience and specialist knowledge. At Clarke Jeffers we are committed to ongoing training to ensure that our solicitors are fully up to date on all aspects of company and business law. This commitment ensures that we can provide an advantage to our clients when called upon to do so.
Clarke Jeffers also specialise in inward investment. The firm represents a number of foreign multinational companies operating within the jurisdiction of Ireland. Our experience in this sector allows us to provide strong reliable advice to our clients. We are a full service law firm and offer our clients a complete range of representation.
Specialist areas include:
- Company formation
- Commercial agreements
- Shareholders agreements
- Bank Facility Letters, Loan Agreements and supporting security
- Commercial borrowing
- Warranties and guarantees
- Whitewash procedure – company purchasing its own shares
- Minority shareholder oppression
- Equity investments
- Joint ventures
- Agency and distribution agreements
- Business sale and transfer • Management buy out • Confidentiality agreements • Employment contracts and share option schemes • Inward investment (multinational set up in Ireland) • Company restoration • IDA and Leader grant applications • Transfer of undertakings • Strategic advice on the new Companies Act
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What Our Clients Say
I found Victor and Staff very professional to deal with but in a friendly and relaxed fashion, the advice and confidence I gained from this team was second to none and I am very grateful to all at Clarke Jeffers for their help over the past 12 months. I would recommend them without hesitation for all aspects of Legal Advice.
We’ve worked closely with Clarke Jeffers over the last 8 years and I cannot recommend their services highly enough. We’ve always found their staff to be highly professional, responsive and they have helped us resolve issues quickly.
Victor has an excellent understanding of the business of franchising, I found his advice invaluable when I was starting my own business and negotiating my contract, I would have no hesitation in recommending Clarke Jeffers for sound business and legal advice’.
As Ireland’s largest chain of fitness clubs and a key player in the Irish franchising sector, we have been involved in numerous commercial transactions, negotiations and of course the odd conflict along the way! Victor and the team at Clarke Jeffers has been an invaluable asset to us on this journey. From when we started in 2005 with our first club and our first member to a membership today of over 25,000 in Ireland alone, Clarke Jeffers has been there every step of the way.
We have always been very happy with the representation and advice from Clarke Jeffers. Firstly they are proactive and on the ball, secondly they have a “what we can do as opposed to what we can’t do approach. They possess the type of forward thinking that a progressive business such as ours demands.
We have worked with Clarke Jeffers & Co solicitors for many years. They have consistently given us clear and easy to understand advice. Most importantly, they have give us effective advice. A very professional outfit.
As an Irish international rugby player I am used to having people I can rely on, both on the pitch and off. Clarke Jeffers, to me is a safe pair of hands whose integrity cannot be questioned. They provide me with advice I can trust. That to me is what is important.
When it comes to food and beverage we have a one stop shop in Clarke Jeffers. They know the industry, they know what’s required and most importantly, they know how to provide it quickly. For a luxury hotel and golf resort, that is priceless.
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