full-service commercial law


“The limited liability corporation is the greatest single discovery of modern times. Even steam and electricity are less important than the limited liability company.”

-N. M Butler, President Columbia University (quoted by A. L. Diamond in Orhnial (ed.), Limited Liability and the Corporation (Law Society of Canada, 1982) p. 42.

Our Company Commercial work is at the heart of our practice. We advise on all commercial transactions within a diverse area of law.


Setting up a new business? We advise on all aspects involving:

  • start ups and company registration
  • structuring and advising on appropriate forms of entities
  • Drafting of Articles of Association
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Board Meetings and Minutes (and chairing)

Terms and Conditions


The structure of your business is a vital medium to enable you to correctly conduct business through . The correct legal structure will provide protection allowing you to achieve your commercial aims.

  • restructuring
  • articles of association
  • taking security
  • joint ventures
  • shareholder agreements
  • affiliation and collaboration agreements
  • directors duties and service agreements
  • employee share schemes
  • employee incentives and workplace benefits
  • company policies

Agreements are inevitable to do business and it is important that one is protected adequately and aware of their rights and obligations.

From rules on transfer of title and risk, to insurance obligations, damages provisions and jurisdiction clauses, it is important that a contract is able to continue to operate even when the unexpected happens, in order to achieve your commercial aims, therefore it is essential that professional advice is sought to deal with drafting and interpreting your contracts.


Carrying on business online poses its own risks. In a global marketplace it is important to be aware of and protected from the laws and regulations of each jurisdiction in which you do business.

It is important to ensure you and your customers are sufficiently protected online when doing business.

Advising on:

  • terms of business
  • GDPR and data protection
  • privacy
  • e-commerce
  • drop shipping and logistics
  • service level agreements and media agency agreements
  • SEO and digital marketing agreements
  • policies
  • IP copyright and trademark infringement
  • defamation and libel on social media
  • cease and desist
  • cross-border issues
  • distance selling and implied terms

Our corporate and commercial work is at the heart of the practice. We look to give advice tailored to our client’s particular needs and have experience advising on a range of corporate matters.

See more here. 



Trademarks are identifying signs for a business to denote quality and differentiate their products from those of another. It captures the businesses brand and builds recognition and goodwill.

We advise businesses on their trademarks, including offering our tailored Trademark Application Services.

We also advise on all aspects of IP rights, including infringement, creation, protection and enforcement.


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We advise businesses on their trademarks, including offering our tailored Trademark Application Services.

How our Trademark Application Service Works:

We are able to carry out a preliminary review of your proposed Trademark. We also offer the assurance application service for which you will be eligible to a 50% fee reduction if the Trademark is not acceptable to the UK Intellectual Property Office.

We always advise that you instruct us to carry out a search of trademark registers in UK and EU. If you would like us to do this before proceeding to apply for your trademark registration, please let us know.

The process to register your TM will be as follows:

  1. You tell us the TM you want to have registered and for what services and in what location.
  2. We shall review your TM and tell you what classes you can register in.
  3. If you would like us to carry out a search for existing similar trademarks, for a view on whether there is risk of opposition, we shall do this.
  4. We shall apply to register your TM.
  5. We shall keep you updated on the process and on any objections or potential oppositions to your TM.
  6. Finally we shall send you your TM registration certificate.


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“Our goal is to add value. by focusing on our clients we can provide a better tailored service. if we are familiar with who our client is, then we are better placed to help them to meet their needs. that is why the majority of our instructions come from repeat clients”

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