Company Law Solicitors | Our Panel of Experts

Expert Commercial Law have a panel of specialist company law solicitors who can assist with all aspects of corporate and commercial law.

Company law solicitors – How can they help?

Company law solicitor specialise in providing legal advice and services related to business and corporate law. Their role is crucial for businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to multinational corporations. They help companies to navigate the complex legal landscape governing corporate operations in the UK.

Company law solicitors in play a vital role in ensuring that businesses operate within the legal framework. They provide specialist legal advice and assistance on mitigating risks, and capitalising on opportunities. Their expertise covers a wide range of legal issues. This makes them indispensable partners for businesses seeking to navigate the complexities of corporate law.

Our company law specialists provide cost effective company law advice and assistance to private companies on a range of issues including the following:

Formation and structure of businesses

Company solicitors assist with the legal aspects of setting up a company. This includes the incorporation process, registration with Companies House, and drafting of memorandum and articles of association.

They advise on the most appropriate corporate structure (e.g., private limited company, public limited company, partnership) based on the business objectives and needs. They can also assist in the formation of shareholder agreements in joint ventures.

Regulatory compliance

Commercial and corporate solicitors assist with compliance with the Companies Act 2006 and other relevant legislation. They are crucial for helping companies meet their legal obligations such as filing annual returns, maintaining statutory books, and shareholder communications.

They provide guidance on corporate governance practices, directors’ duties, and shareholder rights to ensure that companies operate transparently and ethically.

Contracts and agreements

Company solicitors draft, review, and negotiate commercial contracts. These may include sales and purchase agreements, service agreements, supply contracts, and partnership agreements, to protect the company’s interests.

They advise on intellectual property rights, licensing agreements, and confidentiality agreements.

Mergers, acquisitions, and disposals

Corporate solicitors work closely with management teams throughout company changes. They assist with the legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence, negotiation of terms, and preparation of transaction documents.

Solicitors also advise on the disposal of company assets or shares, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Financing and securities

Company solicitors provide legal advice on various financing options available to companies, including bank loans, equity financing, and debt issuance.

They further assist with the legal aspects of issuing securities, compliance with financial regulations, and dealings with regulatory bodies like the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Dispute resolution and litigation

One of the primary roles of company solicitors is assisting companies in disputes. They provide help through negotiation, arbitration, or litigation, in matters such as contract disputes, shareholder disputes, and insolvency disputes

They will also advise on risk management strategies to avoid legal disputes and ensure business continuity.

Insolvency and restructuring

Corporate solicitors assist with insolvency proceedings, including advising directors on their duties in the context of financial distress, negotiating with creditors, and restructuring advice.

Company law solicitors FAQs

How do I know if I need a company law solicitor for my business?

If you’re dealing with any aspect of corporate governance, financial management, contracts, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, or facing any legal disputes or restructuring needs, consulting with a company law solicitor can provide the expertise and guidance necessary to navigate these complex issues effectively.

Can your panel firms help with international business transactions?

Yes, many of the solicitors on our panel specialise in international commerce and have extensive experience dealing with cross-border transactions. These include compliance with international laws and regulations, drafting international contracts, and assisting with overseas mergers and acquisitions.

Can your panel firms handle disputes that may arise during mergers and acquisitions?

Yes, the firms on our panel have significant experience in managing disputes and negotiations that can occur during mergers and acquisitions. They offer strategic advice to prevent potential conflicts and represent our clients’ interests in negotiations, mediation, arbitration, or litigation if disputes arise.

Do your panel firms offer any legal services related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria?

Absolutely. Our panel firms recognise the growing importance of ESG factors in business operations. They provide advice on compliance with environmental regulations, social responsibility policies, and governance practices that align with ESG criteria. They help businesses not only comply with regulations but also achieve sustainability goals.

How does your firm handle confidentiality and sensitive business information?

Client confidentiality is paramount in all our dealings. We adhere to strict confidentiality agreements and employ robust data protection measures to ensure that all client information is handled securely and discreetly.

How can Expert Commercial Law assist?

Our team take the stress out of finding you a solicitor to assist on your corporate and commercial law issue. We have assisted many UK businesses and individuals in finding the right company solicitors for their case, providing cost effective solutions to commercial litigation.

We are not a firm of solicitors; however, we have a panel of commercial law solicitors who are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. If you contact us in relation to a commercial law case, we will pass your case onto a panel firm.

Our panel of commercial law solicitors assist on a full range of commercial law issues. We have a number of full service law firms on our panel based throughout England and Wales.

Get in touch today to speak to a business solicitor from our panel. You can contact us by filling in the online enquiry form below.

We only connect you with the best solicitors

All of the solicitors on our panel have the experience and legal expertise required to take on your case. Each solicitor is vetted before being allowed onto our panel and we only select the best in the business. All of the solicitor firms on our panel are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Our commercial law solicitors work in a wide range of sectors, from assisting with contracts for joint ventures to providing dispute resolution.

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Please note, we are not a firm of solicitors; however, we maintain a panel of trusted and regulated legal experts. If you contact us in relation to a commercial law case, we will pass your case onto a panel firm in return for a fee from our panel firms. We will never charge you for passing on your case to a panel firm. 

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