Bayern Legal Limited

23 Berkeley Square,
London W1J 6HE

Our Experience

We have worked with UHNWIs, PEPs and individuals with significant capital and profile for over 15 years.

Our experience includes:

Asset protection and family Trusts for UHNWIs globally eg India, Brazil, Russia & CIS, Bahrain, Qatar, Brazil, Israel, Lebanon, Nigeria

• Shariah compliant BVI fund for UHNWIs to invest £200m+ in London commercial real estate

• BVI, UK, Isle of Man, Luxembourg private and listed funds in assets as diverse as distressed Cyprus real estate, rare earth metals, long/short stock portfolios, cryptocurrency- including all legal documentation required

• Managing director services for UK and other SMEs in catering, real estate, procurement and asset holding

• Restructuring BVI companies (£50m+) to have trust-like qualities without usual concomitant trust taxation and liability (‘Family Investment Companies’)

• Joint Venture and holding entities in over 20 jurisdictions

• Private equity GP LP structures eg Luxembourg, NZ, Scotland, BVI, UK, Brazil

• International consultancy companies with suitable offshore banking

• Purchase of former Premier League club

• Advising on asset protection structures globally in common and civil law jurisdictions eg Bahamas, BVI, Panama, Liechtenstein, Switzerland

• International IP registration and management for mobile phone producer from major hubs such as Luxembourg, Malta

• Investment agreement and promissory note for one of the largest renewable energy companies in South America

• Shareholder agreements – and disputes in sectors including health foods, restaurants

• Promoter carry vehicles in unlisted tech ‘unicorns’ using onshore and offshore vehicles

• Negotiation with FTSE100 companies on amendment of employee share option plans

• Family wealth and succession planning documents eg customised members’ agreements for family limited partnerships, shareholder agreements for private equity, companies and re-drafting M&AA for family funds

• Asset management distribution agreements for UK based FCA regulated providers

• Shariah-compliant investments under Murabaha agreement for steel and manufacturing business – structuring and documents drafting services

• Setup of perpetual charitable trusts ($30m+) held within foundations

• Bespoke trust arrangements for various commercial purposes eg Barbados, UK, New Zealand, BVI

• Superyacht registration and management globally eg Cayman, Monaco, BVI, Malta, Isle of Man

• International migration: advising on optimal tax jurisdiction for retirees and globally mobile UHNWIs eg Caribbean, UK, US, Portugal, Singapore, Malta, Channel Islands

• Set up and administration of network of mobile phone producer including IP in Luxembourg for operations in CIS, Russia, UAE and Europe

• UHNWI private banking, eg Switzerland, US, UK, Luxembourg, Singapore, Caribbean

• Advising on and establishment of retail real estate fund in UK

• Legal assistance with single family offices investing in nascent EV businesses (UK, Netherlands)

• Advising on non-expropriation treaties for investment in diverse locations eg Uganda, Brazil

• UHNWI clients from all over the world including UK, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Italy, South Africa, Ukraine, France, Panama, Liechtenstein, US, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, Uganda, Turkey, Singapore, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Cyprus, Argentina, Barbados, Morocco, Greece, Qatar

• Business competent English, German, Portuguese; good knowledge of French and Spanish; competence in reading Italian, Dutch.