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Commercial & Corporate Legal Services

The company deals with a wide variety of commercial and corporate work, including mergers and acquisitions, business sales, insolvencies, commercial property sales, purchases, leases and mortgages, has a special interest in social housing, deals with planning, franchising both for franchisors and franchisees, company formation and management, partnerships, and their dissolution, shareholders' agreements, has a special interest in business start ups, contracts of employment and compromise agreements, immigration, and provides terms and deals with conditions of business.

Commercial and Corporate
Our commercial and corporate team offers a wide range of value-added services to the company's broad client base - including advice regarding start-ups, acquisitions and disposals, private equity/venture capital, and corporate finance.

We act for clients in many sectors of industry and commerce, including oil and gas, commercial property, training, telecoms, manufacturing, food, drink and retail. With its flexible, yet expert approach, our corporate team can lend itself to all corporate matters from the establishment of a first business to advice on mergers and takeovers.

We provide advice and expertise on the formation and negotiation of all commercial contracts, all aspects of acquisition disposal and leasing of commercial property, including investment purchase and sales and all aspects of commercial property work.

We deal in construction law including drafting and negotiation of appointment agreements for members of professional teams, and completion of all documentation needed as a pre-requisite to the acquisition and disposal of newly built or refurbished commercial property.

We provide advice on employment law and advice to employers regarding preparation of staff manuals.

We can advise on franchise documentation both for fanchisors and franchisees.

We act for many companies and have experience in the formation of companies and the preparation of all company and dissolution agreements.

Sheila Ritchie