Business Law

Monro Wright & Wasbrough LLP advise on all aspects of business law for companies in all stages of development:

The New Business

We can advise on the form of business entity which is suitable for your business, whether a company, an old-style partnership, a Limited Liability Partnership, or as a sole trader.

Whichever business model is right for you, we can help with the preparation of your formation documents.If you are going into business with others, we can advise on your joint venture arrangements.

Care should be taken in formulating employment contracts and staff handbooks to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and to protect your business and we can help with this.

We can advise on the preparation of your standard terms of business and on one-off contracts with individual suppliers and customers.

We advise overseas clients, setting up or acquiring businesses in the UK.

The Growing Business

We handle the purchase and sale of companies and businesses.

We advise on joint ventures between businesses.

We prepare and advise upon distribution and agency agreements relating to the sale of products and services in specific markets.

We advise on the transfer and licensing of intellectual property including computer software products.

In addition we can advise on the incorporation of an existing business, or the conversion of a partnership to a Limited Liability Partnership.

The Mature Business

We advise on questions of succession to family businesses, including shareholder agreements and tax planning.

We advise overseas businesses with UK exposure, whether trading here or having UK shareholders.

On the hiring of senior staff, we advise on the restrictions in their existing contracts and the preparation of new service agreements.

We advise on employment matters generally, including redundancy schemes and the implementation of disciplinary procedures.

We provide company secretarial services.

Our Business Law Team:

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Andrew Overend (Partner)

Isobel Willoughby (Assistant Solicitor)

Steven Alais (Consultant)

Paul Hall (Consultant)

David Pow (Consultant)