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Commercial & Corporate

Our commercial & corporate team advise a wide variety of clients in the SME space on all legal aspects of the businesses they are involved in. This includes advising on new ventures and seed funding, through growth and development of the business, in contractual relationships, the introduction of external investment, changes in the business strategy and in the continued expansion of the business by way of acquisition or ultimate merger or sale of the business.

The commercial & corporate team look to provide their clients with a straight forward and highly professional service and work in tandem with the commercial property, dispute resolution and employment teams to deliver on the client’s objectives.

To obtain a flavour of the work we have undertaken for our clients in the last eighteen months please visit our 2016/17 Transaction Portfolio.

To find out more about our Commercial & Corporate services, please do visit the menu to the right or click here to look at our leaflet.

Alternatively please do contact us direct as set out below.

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New Lease Code

We await the conclusions of the consultation process launched by The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) on replacing the current Code for Leasing…

Anne Bridger, Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Anne Bridger

A cautionary tale – architects’ copyright

Developers need to take care not to infringe copyright in architect’s drawings. In a recent case, the High Court held that copyright in an…

Roderick Campbell, Partner, Head of Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Roderick Campbell

Developers no longer getting tanked up

The UK population has grown by over eight million since 2000. The demand for housing has risen accordingly and housing developers find themselves constantly…

John Guthrie, Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

John Guthrie

5 top tips to make sure your planning application is accepted

If you’re attempting to get planning permission to develop your property, you need to ensure that you understand exactly what is expected of you, and what…

Roderick Campbell, Partner, Head of Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Roderick Campbell

What is a step-parent’s position after a divorce?

If you’re a step-parent going through divorce and you have step-children, what measures can be taken to maintain a good relationship with your step-child and are there…

Vanessa McMurtrie, Partner, Family Solicitor ,

Vanessa McMurtrie

Problems with Airbnb-style lettings

On 6 June 2018 Simon Wood, a barrister in the Hart Brown Dispute Resolution department, presented a paper at the RICS Regional Conference for the South East.

Simon Wood, Barrister, Dispute Resolution Solicitor Commercial & Corporate,

Simon Wood

New Lease Code

We await the conclusions of the consultation process launched by The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) on replacing the current Code for Leasing…

Anne Bridger, Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Anne Bridger

A cautionary tale – architects’ copyright

Developers need to take care not to infringe copyright in architect’s drawings. In a recent case, the High Court held that copyright in an…

Roderick Campbell, Partner, Head of Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Roderick Campbell

Developers no longer getting tanked up

The UK population has grown by over eight million since 2000. The demand for housing has risen accordingly and housing developers find themselves constantly…

John Guthrie, Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

John Guthrie

5 top tips to make sure your planning application is accepted

If you’re attempting to get planning permission to develop your property, you need to ensure that you understand exactly what is expected of you, and what…

Roderick Campbell, Partner, Head of Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Roderick Campbell

What is a step-parent’s position after a divorce?

If you’re a step-parent going through divorce and you have step-children, what measures can be taken to maintain a good relationship with your step-child and are there…

Vanessa McMurtrie, Partner, Family Solicitor ,

Vanessa McMurtrie

Problems with Airbnb-style lettings

On 6 June 2018 Simon Wood, a barrister in the Hart Brown Dispute Resolution department, presented a paper at the RICS Regional Conference for the South East.

Simon Wood, Barrister, Dispute Resolution Solicitor Commercial & Corporate,

Simon Wood