Who We Help
Your legal support
from start-up to scale-up and beyond
When you’ve got the big idea
Time is focused on getting started
Your team is getting on with it
When it’s all about scaling up
If you’re looking to exit
You can find out more about the businesses we’ve worked with, and their positive experiences with us, here.
Don’t forget: You don’t have to be near our offices for us to help your business. We are a national commercial law firm and can help your business wherever you are, thanks to our unique operating model. We are happy to meet at our offices, your offices or at a location of your choice.
What our business solicitors do
Our business lawyers can provide expert commercial advice on many legal matters that your business may be facing. Use the links below to find out more about our legal services and practice areas.
We advise a wide range of businesses from start-ups and university spinouts to plcs and large multinational corporations. We can help with commercial, financial and professional disputes varying from smaller claims to much more complex and high-value claims.
Business Immigration Law
We advise businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and educational establishments on all aspects of UK immigration law, from recruiting overseas staff to ensuring ongoing compliance obligations are being met with the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).
We advise a wide range of companies and business owners in the UK, ranging from high growth companies, start-ups and investors, to medium-sized enterprises across multiple sectors on how to make effective commercial decisions. Our commercial law experts can assist on a broad range of contracts and transactions such as agency agreements, joint venture agreements, commercial contracts and many more.
Commercial Property Law
Commercial property is often one of the biggest financial commitments a business will make. Whether you’re leasing your first office or managing a portfolio of sites, negotiating preferable terms and understanding any risk or liability can be a challenge. Our highly experienced team support clients across a full range of business property legal services.
Our construction solicitors act for employers, contractors, sub-contractors and construction professionals including public and private sector organisations. We advise on bespoke contract and agreement drafting, professional appointments, pre-construction service agreements, performance bonds, collateral warranties, construction dispute resolution, and many other facets of construction and infrastructure projects.
Our corporate law experts act for a wide variety of individuals and organisations, ranging from high-growth companies and start-ups, to investors, entrepreneurs and medium-sized enterprises. We specialise in EMI share option schemes, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), corporate venture capital for start ups and high-growth businesses, restructuring, and buying and selling companies or their assets.
Data Protection & Privacy Law
We work with businesses of every size, whether they are data controllers or data processors. Our data protection solicitors can advise you on a range of data protection law, from what is covered by data protection, preventing breaches and violations to who needs to register, and following the principles in the Data Protection Act 2018.
Our employment law experts support a wide range of UK-based employer clients. We advise HR directors, managers and founders across all sectors whether they are start-ups, SMEs or large multinationals. Our employment solicitors know employment law inside out and can support employers with all aspects of employment, ranging from drafting policies to defending employment claims.
Employee Share Schemes
Our employee share schemes and equity incentives solicitors act for a wide variety of individuals and organisations, from high-growth companies and start-ups, to entrepreneurs and medium-sized enterprises. Our employee share schemes and equity incentives solicitors can help you choose the right staff incentive plan for your business and we can advise on how a staff incentive plan can affect your company’s constitution, strategy and shareholders in the short, medium and long-term.
Finance & Investment Law
Our finance and investment lawyers act for borrowers, lenders, investors, banks and private individuals. We deal in a number of specialist transactions to finance businesses, including acquisition finance and leveraged debt, asset finance and asset-based lending, construction finance, debt finance and more.
Financial Services Regulation
Our financial services lawyers help senior management, in-house legal teams, compliance functions and front-line businesses to navigate the evolving and complex financial services regulatory environment. We’ll help you develop and enhance your regulatory frameworks and control environments along with supporting your interactions with the Financial Conduct Authority.
Insolvency & Corporate Recovery
Our insolvency and corporate recovery solicitors advise entrepreneurs, stakeholders, and executive leadership. Minimise the impact you or your business may face due to financial difficulties by seeking expert advice from an insolvency solicitor and corporate recovery team as soon as possible.
We advise clients of all shapes and sizes, from university spinouts and start-ups to SMEs and large multi-nationals. We’ll help you identify the best way to protect and exploit your IP portfolio and shape the most profitable IP strategy for your business. Whatever stage you’re at, we’ll help commercialise your intellectual property so that you take full advantage of your most valuable business assets.
IT & Commercial Technology Law
We work with software companies, video game developers, ISPs, fintech, biotech companies, and leading international tech businesses. We’ll help you protect your IP rights, manage your contractual relationships, safeguard sensitive information, support innovative product development, and at all times, keep you compliant.