If you are in business, or looking to enter into the business world, our commercial team has the experience and expertise to assist you with this, including but not limited to the matters noted below.
We can assist the drafting of the initial agreement for the sale and purchase of a business, advising on various matters which might be relevant to the transaction, including due diligence, finance, description of assets, employment matters, vendor warranties, and lease documents, and attending to settlement and post completion matters of the transaction.
When starting out in business, it is crucial that you select the right business structure for your requirements, be it sole trader, partnership or a limited liability company. We can provide advice on the different structures and assist with the setup, administration and governance of the business, including company incorporation if required.
We can advise and assist you with obtaining finance for ventures, including liaising with the banks on your behalf, advising on the securities that may be required and executing those securities.
We can advise you on your rights and obligations in regards to various securities that may have been given or obtained by you in the course of your business or personal life, including mortgages, guarantees, and securities over personal property and the effect of the Personal Properties Securities Act 1999, and the consequences of a business becoming insolvent or being unable or unwilling to pay its debts.