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Commercial law is complex and constantly changing, affecting how you run your business. Our commercial solicitors deliver clear, focused and proactive advice for small and medium-sized organisations throughout the UK. For commercial legal advice that’s tailored to your business, call our team on 01616 966 229.

We protect your investment, people and cash flow with agreements and support that allow you to do business confidently, working closely with you to understand your business, its market and the challenges you face. With good knowledge of local businesses as well as larger national organisations, we know what our clients are looking for; we establish businesses with solid foundations, delivering practical solutions that allow you to get on with your day job.

 

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Cross-sector specialism

Our commercial team is supported by Stephensons’ multi-disciplinary expertise including employment, commercial property and corporate, offering a fully joined-up commercial legal service that’s accessible locally to you.      

Whether you’re investing in a new business, expanding, introducing new products and services or moving to online and digital trading, our commercial legal advice will support you with:

  • Business reviews
  • Business start-up services
  • Commercial contracts
  • Company secretarial
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Data protection
  • Ecommerce and distant selling advice
  • Financing
  • Franchise agreements
  • Information technology law
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Joint ventures
  • Licensing
  • Partnership agreements & limited liability partnerships
  • Terms & conditions of sale
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“In all my experiences with Stephensons I've always found them to be helpful and supportive and have a really direct approach to providing advice. I think it's important to feel like all my issues are understood, but at the same time receiving a direct and straightforward approach to the best way forward.

I think they are an extension of my business and I would recommend them to anybody in the business community.” - Kate McCarthy, Managing Director, McCarthy Recruitment Ltd

Tom is a brilliant solicitor where his expertise in business legal advice to protect his client's interests transpire across clearly through his work." - Dr Raj Manghnani – Managing Director of Professional Local Locum Limited

“The service I received from Thomas has been of the highest standards - with excellent communication and excellent legal advice with minimum requirements for my involvement.” View from a satisfied client

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  • Louise Hebborn
  • David Baybut
  • Kate Bullen
  • Chris Graves
  • Alistair Gregory
  • Philip Richardson
  • Julie Ball
  • Paul Davies
  • Julie Hunter
  • Adam Pennington
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  • Sophie Chilstone
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