Important Announcement29th May 2013
We are pleased to announce the merger of three prominent firms of Norfolk Solicitors, Greenland Houc...
Legal Aid Changes23rd April 2013
The well publicised changes to the legal aid system are now in effect. These changes mean that legal...
Business and Commercial Law
Our Commercial and Corporate Department handles all aspects of commercial dealings, including partnership and company law.We act for a wide range of small to medium size businesses, serving their needs in a variety of commercial transactions. Having also an understanding of business realities, we aim to be considered not only your legal adviser but also one of your commercial partners.
The work of our Commercial Department includes:
- Establishing new businesses - which could include e.g. joint ventures, partnership and Limited Liability Partnership ("LLP")documentation and other agreements
- Buying an existing business
- Selling your business
- Drafting commercial documents and contracts, including:
- purchase / sale / supply agreements;
- manufacturing, distribution, franchising and agency agreements;
- trial, pilot, research and development contracts; and
- supply terms and conditions of business
- Advising on legal aspects of current businesses and reviewing existing contracts
- Involvement in business sale, purchase, restructuring, or expansion
- Advice on the impact of changes to business law
- Forming a company
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Corporate Restructure
- Shareholders' Agreements
- Commercial Contracts
- Commercial Agreements
- Partnership Agreements
- Joint ventures
Our Commercial and Corporate staff also have a solid tradition of providing legal advice to charitable institutions and other not-for-profit and non-governmental organisations. Throughout a charity's lifetime, our legal guidance can include incorporating an existing charity (for the benefit of limited liability status), merging with another charity and re-drafting or amending the constitutional documents following a re-organisation. If the circumstances require it, our lawyers will assist in the legal aspects of a charity's dissolution. Inevitably, in its day-to-day operations, a charity will find itself involved in a wide range of legal issues.
To meet these situations, our charity clients can benefit from the wide range of legal expertise in areas such as:
- Charity constitutions
- Trustee advice
- Real Estate purchase, sale or rental
- Employment advice
- Dispute resolution
- Questions regarding legacies and wills.