For Your Business

Corporate & Commercial Solicitors

Our dedicated corporate and commercial teams offer a wide range of services to business clients who value our positive and friendly approach.

By getting to know you, and understanding your business needs, we can provide accurate, timely and relevant advice.

Our solicitors are specialists in their field and can guide you through the process with the minimum of fuss. Our aim is to ensure that you and your business achieve the most beneficial outcome.

Our corporate and commercial client base is varied, encompassing start-ups, owner-managed businesses including plc’s, partnerships, local authorities, charities and wealthy individuals, all of whom receive the highest quality of service at every step of the way.

Over the years we have established a strong track record in providing legal advice to a variety of sectors and can draw on our wealth of experience to help achieve the best results for you and your business.

Main areas of expertise include:

  • Company Formation
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association
  • Sale and purchase of companies and businesses 
  • Management buy outs/buy ins and venture capital investments
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganisation
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements & dissolutions
  • Joint ventures
  • Funding, financing and security arrangements
  • Share options
  • Terms of Business
  • Bespoke Commercial Agreements
  • Agencies & Franchises
  • Distribution, licence & supply agreements
  • Taxation issues
  • Information technology and Intellectual Property agreements
  • Patents
  • Copyright
  • Trade & Service Marks
  • Registered Designs
  • Merchandising
  • Data Protection

When advising on larger projects we are able to draw upon the combined expertise of our Commercial Law Teams to ensure that you receive the specialist advice you need at every step of the way.

For further details contact Craig Davies on 01827 317070 or email

Our team is recognised in The Legal 500 2024, a directory of leading law firms:

Recommended in The Legal 500 2024

Praised for its ‘consistently strong level of service’, a varied lineup of SMEs and owner-managed businesses regularly turn to the ‘first class’ team at Pickerings Solicitors. At the helm, Craig Davies is a longstanding member of the firm with particular experience acting for manufacturers and IT companies on both corporate and commercial matters. ‘Extremely competent and proactive’, Keri Pointon’s capabilities span acquisitions, sales, and corporate reorganisations, most recently for clients in the healthcare and manufacturing sectors. All named lawyers are based in Tamworth.


‘They are a group of highly skilled and experienced professionals who go above and beyond to deliver exceptional results for their clients. Their commitment to excellence is evident in everything they do, from their strategic approach to their attention to detail. The team is also very collaborative and responsive. I would highly recommend them to anyone seeking representation’

‘I have had the pleasure of working with Craig on several projects. What sets Craig apart is his commercial approach, being pragmatic all while not losing sight of the important details. Craig has always been approachable and responsive in talking through both strategies and detail and I would gladly recommend both him and the team.’

‘Consistently strong level of service and a particularly good fit for our owner-managed business clients. They take time to understand clients’ needs and work closely with them, helped by a strong and experienced team.’

Keri was recognised yet again as a ‘rising star’


Recommended in The Legal 500 2023

'Pickerings Solicitors regularly advises various clients from the worlds of technology, industrial goods, architecture, and design on commercial reviews and transactions, both domestic and cross-border. Practice chair Craig Davies is a ‘standout‘ figure, who works with both public companies and owner-managed businesses on sales, acquisitions, and contractual matters in industries ranging from IT to manufacturing. Keri Pointon is widely praised by clients for her ‘incredible professionalism’ and ‘extremely proactive’ approach to corporate matters, including her growing restructuring practice. All named lawyers are based in Tamworth.

‘They operate their business with strong ethics and with client care at heart. I have had no hesitation in recommending clients to them.’

‘Work extremely hard and exceed expectations.’

‘Keri Pointon has been fantastic, responsive and extremely proactive in answering queries and supporting throughout the process. This was our first acquisition and Keri has been very supportive in addressing all our queries, making process seem very simple and straightforward.’

Recommended in The Legal 500 2020

Pickerings Solicitors  ‘provides clear advice based on extensive experience, and is able to offer the essential combination of professional support and guidance’. Craig Davis (‘ably walks the fine line of providing sound professional advice and guidance in frequently charged negotiations’) advised an automotive service company on the sale of the business for over £16m, and separately assisted with the £1.8m sale of a garden center. Solicitor Keri Pointon is ‘a shrewd and efficient negotiator, identifying the key priorities when the list of priorities appeared endless’ - she handled the sale of two franchised nurseries, and separately advised a company on a £1m share buy-back. Other highlights concern corporate restructurings and partnership matters.