Our lawyers are also business people who understand what it takes to get a business up and running legally and commercially, and to keep it operating, or better yet, expanding.
We can assist you in the following ways at each of stage of your business venture:
Structuring the business - we will discuss your structuring options both from legal and commercial perspectives. We will look at your circumstances and advise on the advantages and disadvantages of being a sole trader, entering into a partnership, structuring the company as a trust or entering into a joint venture.
Buying or leasing of property - we offer both advice and drafting expertise in property law for the purchase or leasing of commercial property
LIFE OF THE BUSINESS
Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and franchising - once again we discuss all possibilities
Employment disputes - please click here to see more information on our employment law practice
Terms of trade - we advise on supply contracts and warranties, and offer representation and dispute resolution services for issues that may arise in the event that goods supplied are not fit for purpose or services are not performed with skill and care.
END (SALE OR CLOSURE)
Selling properties or terminating property leases - our property lawyers will advise on end of lease requirements and draft and advise on sale contracts
Selling the business
Terminating employment contracts and redundancies in cases - we offer advice to ensure you aren't breaching unfair dismissal laws in situations of bankruptcy or restructuring
We understand many people don't account for legal costs when starting a business, so we offer competitive rates, tailor our services to your budget and you will always be informed of any estimate costs.