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Commercial legal services for start ups and company formations

Becoming self-employed, developing a commercial idea and opening up for trade can be an exciting, yet slightly alarming, time but with the guidance of the experienced business starts-ups formations solicitors of George Ide you can have your metaphorical hand held as much or as little as you wish.

In order to protect the public, employees and suppliers of a business, in the UK, there are regulations regarding the establishment of limited companies and partnerships. Companies, in particular, have many official guidelines which must be met both at the outset and for as long as the business continues.

By leaving the initial administration of the company to experts in commercial legal services, such as George Ide LLP, the proprietor, directors or other principals of a company can focus on establishing their business while confident that the formation will meet all necessary criteria.

At an early stage, advice can include registering the company name, preparing all documentation for Companies House, issuing shares to directors and/or other shareholders and drafting agreements to ensure the company’s best interests are protected.

Depending on the circumstances, these may involve commercial property leases or freehold purchase, contracts and manufacturing agreements, licensing and intellectual property or ecommerce related matters. Later, there may be a need for employment contracts to be drawn up.

Professional legal help in starting up a business could make all the difference to its continued success or otherwise and a guiding hand from the knowledgeable team at George Ide will be tailored to your needs and expectations.

For an initial confidential discussion, you can contact our commercial legal services team through the Chichester offices, alternatively, click on one of our staff profiles featured on this page.