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Business Advice

business advice

Starting a Business

If you are starting out in business, you will undoubtedly be focussed on issues such as premises, stock, staff etc, to get your business up and running. However, speaking with a solicitor at an early stage can be just as beneficial to your business in the long run. We can provide business advice on the establishment of partnerships and companies, including the drafting of partnership deeds and shareholder agreements.

Buying or Selling a Business

Please see our advice and information on buying or selling a business.

General Business Advice

We offer informed advice and help on matters that commonly arise in the course of a business. This can range from:

Please note that the following topics have their own pages:

Business Transfers

Commercial Property

General Business Litigation


Contact a Business Lawyer

Please contact us on 01323 727 321 to arrange an appointment to see us.  Alternatively, please complete the contact form below.

Business Law Factsheet

Recent changes in commercial and employment law mean that, now more than ever, business owners need the benefit of an experienced,resourceful and approachable legal advisor.

Business Law Factsheet

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Please note the above is for information purposes only and is intended to be a short summary.  It should not be treated as a comprehensive guide and should not be acted on without qualified legal advice.