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Business Start Up
When you are starting a business often the legal aspects of your new business can be overlooked. This can be a costly mistake. It is essential that your legal interests are considered by an expert business solicitor with a thorough understanding of all of the legal and practical issues involved in starting a business. We will consider all of your interests including all regulatory matters and can advise you on:
- The legal identity of your business
- Memorandum of Association and Shareholder Agreements
- Terms and Conditions of Business
- Protecting your intellectual property rights
- Employee contracts
The Legal Identity Of Your Business
Which legal identity will best protect your interests. Should you set up your company as a sole trader, limited company or partnership (including a Limited Liability Partnership).
Memorandum of Association and Shareholder Agreements
These can dictate who controls the company and in which areas the business will operate. It is essential that you receive professional advice on these aspects.
Our experience includes:
- 12 shareholders setting up a web based business
- A company with six shareholders dealing in overseas property investment
- Three shareholders forming a new advertising agency
- Advising minority shareholders on their legal rights
Terms and Conditions
Some time spent ensuring your documentation is watertight at the beginning of your business can save you considerable expense and lost profits in the future.
Whether you want to work from home or in business premises, we will advise you on and take care of all of the legal implications. If you are taking on business premises we will ensure that your interests are not overlooked in the lease or purchase of your premises.
We will draft the contract for your employees to ensure that your interests and there's are considered in order to produce as watertight a contract as possible.
Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights
If you have an idea which is essential to the success of your business, we will advise you whether it is capable of protection and can undertake all legal aspects of the protection of your idea or process.
Our Fixed Price Package
We have developed a comprehensive fixed price package which can cover all of your legal needs for an incredibly competitive price. Being commercial solicitors we understand the reality of your situation: you are at the beginning of your enterprise and need expert advice but do not necessarily want to pay a premium for the service. Our prices reflect this. You can choose from the following packages.
Start Up Legal 1
- Advice on the legal identity of your business
- Drafting your terms and conditions of trading
Start Up Legal 2
As 1 but with the additional elements:
- Advice on your business premises
- Drafting your Employee Contract
Start Up Legal 3
As 1 and 2 but with the additional element:
- Advice on the protection of your intellectual property rights
For immediate advice please call us on 01707 647088 or use our online enquiry form and we will call you back (usually within the hour during office hours).
"We used various solicitors before using Batchelor & Myddelton but none since. A truly excellent professional service"
Steve White of Suregas Limited