People often ask whether an estate will ‘go to Probate’, although many are unclear exactly what this means. A Grant of Probate (or Letters of Administration if there is no Will) authorises the Executor to administer the estate by collecting in...
If you are setting up in business you need good commercially based advice. A number of factors will influence your choice of business structure. We can advise you on how to structure your business, whether as a sole trader, partnership or a company.
We will advise you of the potential pitfalls of operating as a sole trader compared to a traditional style partnership, Limited Liability Partnership or a company.
We will prepare Partnership Agreements whether in the traditional form of partnership or as a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP).
We will prepare a Memorandum and Articles of Association specific for your company's needs. We offer a company secretarial package, acting as your company's registered office and we will assist you with filing and record keeping requirements under the Companies Act.
We can advise your business on a wide range of compliance, legal and business issues that arise throughout its operation and expansion. If your business needs premises, our Commercial Property Department can give you advice on buying and leasing premises. Our Employment Department will be happy to deal with any employment issues in your business. If your business encounters disagreements with third parties, our Commercial Litigation Department are experienced in resolving such matters.