Private Company Acquisitions


Cost for BPP PD Members: £420 + VAT 6 CPD Hours
(£522.00 + VAT for non BPP PD Members Click Here for details of our membership scheme).

SRA Competence

B, C


This course will be of benefit to legal practitioners new to this area of law.


This course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the practices and procedures involved in private company and asset/business acquisitions. Using case studies and practical examples you will obtain a thorough grounding in this field and gain the confidence needed to deliver accurate, effective advice.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the process and the documents involved at each stage
  • Identify the principal structures and the differences between them
  • Conduct a due diligence exercise and identify key issues
  • Recognise the different perspectives of the buyer and the seller in relation to a share purchase agreement
  • Identify the key negotiating points in relation to warranties and indemnities
  • Manage practicalities in relation to exchange and completion
  • Assess the different factors involved in financing the acquisition
  • Advise on structuring deferred consideration

    • "A certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon request, following attendance."

      Under the SRA’s new approach to continuing competence, solicitors are expected to use the Statement of Solicitor Competence to identify and address their learning and development needs. The competence statement requires the following competencies:
    • A - Ethics, professionalism and judgement
    • B - Technical legal practice
    • C - Working with other people
    • D - Managing themselves and their own work
    • This course has an online live option available. Same expert presenters delivering the same content to your desk or mobile over multiple days in short 180 minute sessions. Watch our 5 minute explainer video to find out more.

      Online LIVE Dates - -

      All online live sessions are 1:00 pm to 4:00pm

      Session 1 Session 2
      11 September 2018 13 September 2018 Book Now
      23 October 2018 25 October 2018 Book Now

      Course Dates

      Location Dates Time Availability  
      Leeds 15 Oct 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now
      London 30 Oct 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now
      Manchester 13 Nov 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now
      London 11 Dec 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now
      London 07 Mar 2019 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now

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