With your business
The laws governing businesses are far reaching and ever changing, so ensuring you get practical legal advice that supports your overall commercial goals is essential to your business’s success.
We understand that if you are running a business time is precious, so our commercial law team will work with you in a way that suits you best, whether that be through on-site meetings, flexible appointments or telephone conferences.
Whether you are starting a new business, acquiring an established company, need advice on contracts, employment matters or a commercial dispute, our specialist team of commercial law solicitors and legal advisers will work with you and your business to ensure that you achieve the outcome you require.
Building long-term relationships with our clients is important to us. This means we can get to know your business and anticipate your legal needs, taking proactive measures to protect your interests, saving you time and money.
All of our commercial law team who have years of experience in their specialist areas and can work together to offer you practical holistic advice covering all areas of your business.
For further information on our particular areas of business law expertise, take a look at the individual sections below, as well as our staff profiles on the Our Team page.
Our legal services for businesses
Our commercial law solicitors offer a comprehensive legal service for a variety of businesses across a range of sectors, providing a complete legal solution for your business needs.
We can help you with every aspect of starting, structuring, buying and selling a business, ensuring your legal and commercial interests are protected at all times. We understand that every business is unique and can guide you through the specific requirements for your company under this complex area of business law.
Our company law solicitors’ expertise includes:
We regularly advise both new and established charities on all aspects of the law, ensuring that they are operating in a legally compliant way. Our independent legal advice can help to ensure that your charity is able to achieve its goals without any legal issues becoming a distraction from your core activities.
Our charity law solicitors’ expertise includes:
- Registering a charity
- Running a charity
- Merging with another organisation
- Winding up a charity
- Dealing with the Charities Commission
- Contracts for volunteers
- Recruiting, managing and removing trustees
If your business is owed money, it can cause significant cash flow issues, making it difficult for you to effectively run your business. We can help you quickly and cost-effectively recover bad debts, unlocking vital capital for your organisation and freeing you to focus on running your business.
Our debt recovery solicitors’ expertise includes:
- Recovering business debts
- Reviewing and amending your terms and conditions
- Reviewing and amending sales contracts
- Advising on credit control processes
Employment law changes regularly with even the smallest companies having to comply with a wide range of regulations. We can advise you on all aspects of employment law, ensuring you are able to effectively manage your team while staying within the law.
Our employment law solicitors’ expertise for employers includes:
- Discipline & grievance procedures
- Employment contracts
- Restraint of trade
- Staff handbooks
- Unfair dismissal
Whether you are a property developer, landlord or business tenant, commercial property is an important investment that can generate attractive returns and help secure the future of your business. We can make sure your commercial property deals go ahead smoothly, foreseeing any potential issues and making sure the right measures are in place to protect you legally and financially.
Our commercial property solicitors’ expertise includes:
Protecting the ideas and innovations that your business is built on can be essential for the long-term success of your company. Understanding what qualifies as intellectual property and what you need to do to defend it can be confusing, so we aim to make protecting your business as simple as possible.
Our intellectual property lawyers’ expertise includes:
- Identifying your intellectual property
- Enforcing your intellectual property rights
Depending on the type of business you run, there may be various different types of licences you require in order to be operating legally. We can advise you on what licences you need and help you get those licences in place securing the future of your business.
Our business licensing solicitors’ expertise includes:
- Premises licences for alcohol, food, entertainment etc.
- Licence appeals
- Licence disputes
Bennett Griffin Wealth Management Ltd provides a comprehensive independent financial planning service. Our financial advisors work closely with our solicitors as well as accountants and professional tax advisers to help you achieve your financial goals and ensure you are getting the most out of your money.
Our wealth management team can assist with:
- Financial planning
- Investment advice and management
- Regular savings and investment reviews
Get in touch with our commercial law solicitors in West Sussex