Company/Business Law


Whether you like it or not, companies and businesses of all types and sizes are highly regulated by the law.  Legal compliance is not something that should be taken lightly and overlooked.

The potential consequences of doing so are costly;  days in court and investigation by relevant government bodies brings unwanted publicity that could severely harm your business.  Ultimately, it represents lost time and effort that could be better focussed into the running of your business.

To allow you to focus on what matters most to your business, let us take care of the legal work.

Our company and commercial solicitors provide a broad range of advice to businesses of all shapes and sizes.  We commonly provide assistance with:

  • General company, commercial and business law compliance
  • Buying businesses – tenders, examinations into the ‘workings’ of businesses, considering what to buy (assets or    shares or both?), general assistance with the transaction process
  • Selling businesses – preparing businesses for sale, general assistance with transaction process
  • Employment law – employment contracts, recruitment and dismissal procedures, work place policies, handling     work place grievances
  • Data protection law – compliance with Data Protection Act 1998
  • Joint ventures

    Shareholder issues – shareholder rights, shareholder agreements

  • Intellectual property law – trademark registration, patent applications, monitoring of counterfeiting, IP     litigation/enforcement
  • Trading terms and conditions – drafting, compliance with the Sale of Goods Act and specific laws targeting     e-commerce
  • Drafting of articles of association
  • Disputes between directors and shareholders
  • Insolvency, liquidation, administration, receivership
  • Agency law – drafting of agency agreements, compliance with EC Commercial Agency Regulations, general     agency  law advice

Please bear in mind that this is a non-exhaustive list. For further information about your issue, please refer to our handy FAQs section or get in touch at your earliest convenience.

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