Company & Commercial


Our Company and Commercial team has a wealth of experience and can deal with all aspects of your business.

We are experienced in dealing with complex and high value transactions and advise both companies and private individuals.

Whether providing advice, drafting documents or negotiating on behalf of our clients we always look for opportunities to add value to our client’s business. Through our pro-active and service led approach and with our team’s commercial insight we also seek to provide our clients with a commercial advantage.

Amongst the many areas that we can advise on are:-

  • Business start-ups, including assisting clients decide on the most appropriate choice of structure from the outset, company formation, shareholder and partnership agreements, terms and conditions of business and dealing with premises;
  • Commercial contracts, including agency and distribution agreements, franchise agreements, joint venture agreements, partnership agreements, sales of goods and services and licensing agreements;
  • Company law matters including director’s powers and duties, shareholder issues, company re-organisation and amendments to Articles of Association;
  • Buying or selling a business or company, to include due diligence, drafting heads of agreement, advising with regard to employment issues, intelligent property and competition law.

Where necessary, we are able to draw upon the strength and expertise of the specialist lawyers in our Commercial Property, Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Employment teams.



Kevin Smith