An extensively automated M&A suite, with best-in-class content for all law firms

Clarilis and FromCounsel partner to provide a fully maintained automated precedent M&A suite

Clarilis and FromCounsel have announced the next phase of their partnership

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What does this mean for law firms?

Fast, efficient, and risk-mitigated document production for a wide range of share sale and purchase transactions.

Best-in-class, fully maintained automated legal documents, with comprehensive drafting guidance

Harnessing the expert knowledge and experience of pre-eminent barristers from Erskine Chambers and their team of experienced professional support lawyers, together with Clarilis’ powerful automation platform, this M&A document suite is available now to the corporate market and will be used by law firms, accountants and large corporates.



"There’s a huge potential in bringing fully maintained, high-quality automated legal documents to the broader market, from the smaller firms that don’t always have the resources, to the larger firms looking to utilise their fee earner resources on higher value work."

Andy Thornton QC, CEO, FromCounsel

Available to all law firms, with more document suites to follow

For the first time, this offering provides the opportunity to access an automated M&A document suite of exceptional quality and means that automation to this extent is now within the reach of all law firms.  

Due to demand, the next phase of this collaboration will include automation of document suites in relation to share capital re-organisation, shareholders' agreements and articles of association.

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Agility, without compromising on quality

With increasing pressure on fees and high levels of M&A activity, it is important for firms to ensure agility and speed whilst maintaining margins and quality. Automation of deal documentation, from SPAs through to completion deliverables and Companies House forms, increases recoverability and vastly reduces turnaround times, helping firms stand out in a competitive market.

Types of documentation:

Preliminary documents include:

  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Exclusivity Agreement
  • Heads of Terms
  • Legal due diligence questionnaire

SPA documents include:

  • SPA - Conditional
  • SPA - Simultaneous
  • SPA - Seller-friendly
  • Completion accounts modules (net asset value or cash free/debt free)
  • Locked-box module
  • Guarantee module
  • Retention accounts module
  • Consideration shares/loan notes module
  • Tax Deed module

Ancillary documents include:

  • Contribution Agreement
  • Documents list
  • Disclosure Letter
  • Power of attorney - Pre-registration security
  • Stock transfer form - Fully paid
  • Indemnity for lost share certificate
  • Share certificate
  • Resignation letter - Director
  • Resignation letter - Secretary
  • Auditor’s resignation letter - private co (acquisition)
  • Board minutes – Buyer and Seller
  • Board minutes – Buyer and Seller Completion
  • Board minutes - Target
  • Board minutes - Target subsidiary
  • Companies House Forms








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