Start Ups

We offer expert legal advice on a wide range of corporate matters to do with start ups, including on setting up your business, financing and advising on and drafting of relevant commercial agreements.

What is the best structure for your business?

There are a number of factors to consider with start ups: the nature and size of your business, how you wish the business to be owned and managed, your personal tax position and your attitude to risk. We can advise on the following structures:

  • Trading as a Sole Trader
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Limited Liability Partnership
  • Partnership
  • Community Interest Company

We can advise you on the business medium best suited to your needs. The medium you choose to conduct your business through will determine the regulations that govern it, including the nature and extent of your personal liability for its debts and liabilities.

Corporate Documentation & Corporate Governance

We can assist you with the necessary documentation such as:

We can also assist you with advising you on:

  • Statutory and Regulatory Compliance
  • Shareholder Relations (including Minority Shareholders)
  • Director’s Duties

Commercial Documentation

So that you are ready to get up and running we can advise on and draft various commercial agreements. Our client include software suppliers, e-commerce operators, business services providers, and other business. We can assist you with the following:

  • Terms of Business
  • Website Terms of Business and Privacy Notices
  • Supplier Contracts
  • Customer Contracts (Business to Business)
  • Customer Contracts (Business to Consumer)
  • Website Development Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Non Disclosure Agreements

Employment Documentation

When you are ready to expand your business we can assist as follows:

  • Employment Contracts
  • Staff Handbooks
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Consultant Agreements
  • Advise on Recruitment and other HR Matter

Please contact our Corporate & Commercial team on 020 7228 0017 to discuss your requirements.


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