Our Services

Speakman law specialises in providing corporate legal advice.  We have extensive experience in a broad range of areas.  We pride ourselves on providing accurate and business savvy advice in all that we do.  The key services we provide are set out below.



Business Contracts

Terms of Trade

Supply Agreements

Service Consultancy Contracts

Manufacturing Agreements

Confidentiality Agreements

Agency Agreements

Compliance requirements under the Companies Act, Anti Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act, Contract and Commercial Law Act, Financial Service Providers legislation

Anti Money Laundering audits

Mergers and Acquisitions

Share and Asset sales and acquisitions

Due Diligence for Vendors and Purchasers

Term sheets/heads of agreement/memoranda of understanding

Structuring Transactions

Approval processes


Shareholding Arrangements/Restructuring


Shareholder agreements/Subscription Agreements

Limited Partnerships

Employee Share Schemes

Financial Assistance

Options and Share Issues

Joint Venture Agreements

Share Buy Backs

Liquidations and removals from Companies Office Register

Corporate and Securities Law

Shareholder approvals/major transactions

Company law advice

Directors’ duties and liabilities

Shareholder remedies and disputes

Advisory Boards

Private capital raisings

Compliance with Financial Markets Conduct Act


Transactional tax advice in relation to corporate acquisitions and disposals (locally and cross border)

Property transactions

Tax provisions in sale and purchase agreements

Tax disputes

Tax structuring advice

Tax consultancy advice, for example, as to residence and to application of taxation of financial arrangements rules, dividends and trust distributions, issued peculiar to close companies, and look through companies

Taxation of Trusts

Advice on permanent establishments


Trust Deeds

Trust variations


Deeds of Forgiveness

Beneficiary rights

Trustee duties and responsibilities

Foreign Trust Registration