Entrepreneurial private companies

The UK economy is driven by entrepreneurial private companies who operate in a complex and commercial environment across sectors. Our skilled advisors spend time to understand you, your business and what value means to you, investing in the relationship and listening to what matters to you.

Throughout all stages of your business life cycle we provide effective, commercial and pragmatic advice, working creatively and collaboratively with our clients to secure the best possible outcome and fully supporting them in achieving their ambitions. We invest to understand the niche requirements of our clients and their business to ensure that they have the support needed for each stage of their journey.

From start-up, investment rounds, growth (organically or through buy and build strategies), group restructurings and exits, having a trusted advisor invested in the long-term relationship and working together with you as part of your transaction and advisory team is key to achieving your ambitions.

Why choose Foot Anstey

We know that the complexities of managing risk, structuring for efficiencies and achieving potential means that each piece of work needs to be tailored to every client, so that we can understand what value means for you and provide commercial solutions that are actionable.

That is why we take a collaborative approach with clients and their other advisors to invest in and develop a relationship and service that works for you, co-designing a service and a package that’s relevant to your situation, your ideas and your ambitions.

We invest time and integrate with our clients to get to know you, we welcome conversations about your ideas, ideas that let us see your ambitions, ensuring that you are fully supported in achieving them. By being more than about pure transactions, we can support any entrepreneurial private companies in every sector and every industry.

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Private Wealth

Every decision you make about your personal affairs has the potential to affect not only you and your assets, but to have wide-ranging consequences for your family and your employees.

We are able to truly offer you advice, over options and added-value, over added confusion and stress.

Corporate Tax

The modern legal landscape has produced an increasingly complicated tax regime against a background where even modest tax planning is becoming an area of greater HMRC challenge and scrutiny.

Our team can provide tailored solutions that are right for you and your business.


Corporate projects demand legal advice at the speed of business.

Whatever your needs, goals or ambitions our team work hard to tailor services which help deliver our clients’ ambitions at every stage of a company’s journey.


Whether or not your company has an in-house legal function, running a business today presents many complex challenges. 

We think it’s important that we genuinely get to know our clients businesses – that’s how we can deliver value that goes beyond just the monetary.

Real Estate

The world of real estate is changing fast. The way we construct, operate, invest in and use property has been transformed.

At Foot Anstey, we have the in-depth understanding to help you navigate this rapidly changing market.


Having the right people in the right place, displaying the right behaviours through the right processes can be just as hard as it sounds.

Our experienced team of experts are able to provide you with timely, commercial advice for day-to-day advice to project support.

Intellectual Property

Every business, from start-ups through to international business giants, has intellectual property rights.

At Foot Anstey our expert lawyers have a holistic approach to helping you manage your intellectual property


The international market is assuming greater importance in today’s business world.

Our team offer practical, commercially sensitive, timely legal advice and access to the best lawyers all over the world.

Our People

With an appreciation and deep understanding of the symbiotic relationship between and the needs of the individual, family and that of the business, our team of private wealth specialists work in partnership with clients, to support them, their family and their investments to manage risk and meet the opportunities that arise at different stages of their journey.