Corporate Law Training

At MacRoberts we work hard to ensure you get what you need from us.

Our corporate training programme can be tailor-made to match your requirements.  Our topics include:


  • Directors’ Duties and Responsibilities
  • Good governance
  • Board Meetings
  • Board Committees
  • Board Resolutions/Decision Making
  • Disqualification as a Director
  • Insolvency Act
  • Wrongful and fraudulent trading
  • Protection from personal liability – practical steps to be taken


Company Secretaries

  • How do I act as a Company Secretary?
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Good governance


Shareholder Rights and Remedies

  • Shareholder agreements
  • Memorandum and articles of association
  • Unfair Prejudice
  • Rights attached to % shareholdings
  • General Meetings
  • Shareholder decision making


Business Structures

  • Companies
  • LLPs
  • Partnerships
  • Joint Ventures
  • Unincorporated Associations



  • Choice of legal form
  • Peculiarities of the Companies Act
  • Recognition as a charity
  • Charities Bill/Act/Legislative changes
  • Preservation of charitable status
  • Directors’ duties
  • Position of the charities commissioner
  • Governance issues


Investing in a Company

  • Debt or equity
  • Shareholder protection
  • Security
  • Board representation


Corporate Governance

  • Directors
  • Shareholders
  • Company Secretary
  • Committees
  • Reporting


Joint Ventures

  • Choice of legal form
  • Costs and benefits
  • Exit strategies


Corporate Acquisitions and Disposals

  • Grooming for sale
  • Warranties and disclosures
  • Structuring the price
  • Project management
  • Doing the deal
  • Third party approvals
  • Shareholder approvals
  • Standard procedure/timetable
  • Usual suspects (causes of delay)



  • Making the approach
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Financing the deal
  • Enhancing the management team
  • Shareholder approvals
  • Tax issues
  • Doing the deal


For further information or to book a training session please contact:

Alan Kelly

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