Corporate and Commercial Law

Our experts provide a comprehensive legal service across an expansive range of corporate matters – from commercial contracts, shareholder agreements, intellectual property, and more – we'll tailor our services to meet your commercial objectives.

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Why choose us?

Our strong client base of local, national and international businesses ranges from sole traders, partnerships and family run companies to those with multimillion pound turnover. 

  • We will take the time to understand our clients’ commercial objectives so that we can provide practical, tailored advice.
  • All of our clients, irrespective of size, benefit from the same outstanding level of service and care and attention to detail that underpins our team’s reputation, and ensures that we are regularly recommended by other professionals and clients alike.
  • Our legal expertise is wide ranging, which means our business law specialists are able to regularly collaborate with our other teams to offer a complete and tailored service, such as advice on selling and purchasing a business, in addition to running and growing one.

What we do

Setting up and running a Business

  • Articles of association and shareholder agreements
  • Company formation and administration
  • Partnership and LLP agreements
  • Share options

Buying and Selling a Business

  • Company and group reorganisations
  • Company share buybacks
  • Succession planning for business
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Business restructuring
  • Business finance and loan agreements
  • Investment agreements and joint ventures

Commercial Contracts

  • Supply of goods and services
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Agency and distribution agreements
  • Terms and conditions of business
  • Franchising
  • Outsourcing
  • Manufacturing agreements

Intellectual property

Licences and assignments of:

  • Copyright, patents, design rights, knowhow and trademarks
  • R&D collaboration agreements (between commercial organisations and/or with universities)
  • Software licences and escrow agreements

Trading Online

  • Terms and conditions for website use
  • Privacy and cookie policies
  • Website design, development and hosting agreements
  • Linking agreements
  • Terms and conditions for sale of goods online

International Trade

  • Advising overseas companies on the legal aspects of their business interests in the UK
  • Exporting

Charities, schools and other non for profit organisations

  • Formation
  • Governance
  • School academy conversions

Compliance

Advising on legislative developments including:

  • Anti-bribery
  • Data protection
  • Information technology

Contact Us

Get in touch with us using the form and one of our team will respond to you promptly. You can also contact us by email or telephone if you prefer.

mail@hatchers.co.uk

01743 248545

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