Business Law

Business Law

Our business law team provides a comprehensive legal service to clients requiring specialist advice on company and commercial matters. Our strong client base of local, national and international businesses ranges from sole traders, partnerships and family run companies to those with multi-million pound turnover.

What we do?

We cover many areas in business law. To find out more about our range of business services please click on the links below:

Setting up and running a business

  • Articles of association and shareholder agreements
  • Company formation and administration
  • Partnership and LLP agreements
  • Share options

 

Buying and selling a business

  • Company and group reorganisations
  • Company share buybacks
  • Succession planning for business
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Business restructuring
  • Business finance and loan agreements
  • Investment agreements and joint ventures

 

Commercial contracts

  • Supply of goods and services
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Agency and distribution agreements
  • Terms and conditions of business
  • Franchising
  • Outsourcing
  • Manufacturing agreements

Intellectual property

Licences and assignments of:

  • Copyright, patents, design rights, knowhow and trademarks
  • R&D collaboration agreements (between commercial organisations and/or with universities)
  • Software licences and escrow agreements

Trading online

  • Terms and conditions for website use
  • Privacy and cookie policies
  • Website design, development and hosting agreements
  • Linking agreements
  • Terms and conditions for sale of goods online

International trade

  • Advising overseas companies on the legal aspects of their business interests in the UK
  • Exporting

Charities, schools and other not-for-profit organisations

  • Formation
  • Governance
  • School academy conversions

Compliance

Advising on legislative developments including:

  • Anti-bribery
  • Data protection
  • Information technology

Why choose us?

All of our clients, irrespective of size, benefit from the same outstanding level of service and care and attention to detail that underpins our team’s reputation and ensures that we are regularly recommended by other professionals and clients alike.

Meet the Team