With us in your corner, the commercial side of your business is in safe hands.

Practical, focused and fast when you need us to be, we pay attention to the detail while keeping things moving – leaving you to stay focused on your next move.

Whether you’re buying, selling, structuring or investing in your business, let us do the heavy lifting so you don’t have to.

Legal expertise that supports your employees and your business. We’re always available and always ready to step in when you need us. 

Our breadth of expertise means you’ll be prepped and ready to handle the unique challenges of this fast-paced and ever-changing sector. 

Your business is unique. We’ll help you keep it that way. 

Our deep level of sector expertise means we’re the go-to law firm for clients leading the way in the low-carbon industry. 

Henry Maples

Partner

Henry supports businesses at every stage of their journey, using his extensive knowledge on mergers, acquisitions, sales and equity investments to help clients navigate complex restructures and shareholder agreements.

Henry gets to the core of our clients’ challenges and delivers advice that’s fuss-free and rooted in common sense. His no-nonsense approach recently helped the sale of one fintech business to a US private equity fund for $40m.

A qualified solicitor since 2010, the Legal 500 has described Henry as a “next generation partner” for three years in a row.

See how Henry has helped our clients

Arcwide strengthens its presence in UK and US with the acquisition of Cedar Bay’s IFS business

January 2024 Arcwide, the joint venture of BearingPoint and IFS dedicated to the deployment of IFS Cloud services, announces its official acquisition of Cedar Bay’s IFS business.  As the first IFS Platinum Channel Partner in the U.K. and with almost two decades of experience implementing large-scale ERP solutions, Cedar Bay provides IFS services and solutions to […]

We were pleased to advise Crowdfunder on the acquisition of a platform for raising funds for legal fees

Crowdfunder has expanded with the acquisition of a platform used for raising funds for legal fees. The deal for CrowdJustice is designed to strengthen Crowdfunder’s commitment to back individuals and communities in overcoming legal challenges through the power of crowdfunding. Phil Geraghty, director of Crowdfunder, said: “Crowdfunder exists to tackle society’s challenges by making ideas […]

Legal Fundamentals – getting your foundations right for your business

Henry Maples, Partner at Murrell Associates will be speaking at the University of Exeter’s Evolve Futures programme which is taking place on Wednesday 22nd November. It focuses on providing business support services and activities.

Murrell Associates hit it for six in 2024’s Legal 500

Murrell Associates, the corporate and commercial law firm is celebrating their strongest performance of their 15-year history in the latest edition of legal directory the Legal 500.   Six of Murrells’ lawyers were ranked individually with Rebecca Anforth hitting the top spot, ranking as a Leading Individual for intellectual property advisors across the South West. […]

StartUp Cornwall – 14 September 2023 – Sailors Nightclub, Newquay

Murrell Associates is excited to announce our sponsorship of the Start Up Cornwall event, powered by Slush’D, taking place at Sailors Nightclub in Newquay on 14th September 2023.

How marine innovation company Tugdock secured investment to prepare for a global opportunity

Floating offshore wind turbines are located in areas where there is deeper water and higher winds than fixed wind turbine structures, enabling them to generate higher levels of power.

Leading law firm Murrell Associates welcomes associates, Luke Smith & Eve Wright

Luke joined Murrell Associates in November 2022 having previously worked for Nalders for 7 years, where he specialised in both corporate and employment law. Luke qualified as a Solicitor in September 2019 having completed a Law Degree, the Legal Practice Certificate and Professional Skills Course at the University of the West of England in Bristol.

Deal struck for Cornwall communications firm

A Cornwall-headquartered communications firm has been acquired by an expanding marketing agency as part of an “exciting new chapter” for the business as it continues its expansion.

Murrell Associates advises Cornish Fixings

Henry Maples from our Corporate team advised Cornish Fixings on their acquisition by the Independent Builders Merchant Group.

The importance of shareholders’ agreements in family businesses

A shareholders’ agreement is a private contract between the shareholders and the company. It regulates the way in which the company is run and arrangements as between shareholders. Unlike a company’s articles of association, a shareholders’ agreement does not need to be filed with Companies House and is kept confidential.

Interview with Hubbox’s Richard Boon

It’s early Autumn in Truro. Sun streams in through the windows and the hubbub of Lemon Street murmurs below us. Lunch has arrived in the form of brown paper bag, perched in anticipation on the table, for inside is the latest offering from one of the South West’s fastest growing restaurants.

Testimonials

The team at Murrell Associates have been a fantastic support

“Knowing that the legal side of our investment deal was taken care of has been a huge weight off our minds. We felt reassured by the level of detail Murrell Associates covered and we’re very grateful to have had them supporting us.”

Shane Carr, CEO of Tugdock