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Company and Commercial Law
Business-minded legal advice that adds real-world value
To be successful in business, you need to plan ahead, to have the right advice at the right time, and to have the backing of trusted experts with the knowledge to protect your business and help it grow.
Pearson Hards commercial law solicitors provide clear, practical advice on all the issues a business faces at each stage of its development. From start-up to expansion, from selling up to restructuring, you can rely on our decades of experience and strong commercial instincts to guide you in making the right decisions for you and the future of your business.
When timely assistance is needed to resolve a problem your business is facing, one of our specialists will respond with urgency and help get you on the right path.
Ultimately, we know that you’ll measure the value of our advice based on how much value we can add to your enterprise and how much we can help to boost your revenue and profits. The need to be cost-effective is at the heart of our approach, so we’ll always make sure our fees are proportionate to the benefits you see for your bottom line.
Whether you need immediate help with an urgent legal issues or are looking for long-term commercial law support, our friendly, expert team are here to guide you.
Book a free business healthcheck with our company & commercial solicitors
We offer every new commercial client a free, no obligation business healthcheck to assess your needs and how we can help. To find out more or to book your free consultation, please call now on 020 8949 9500 or you can request a call back at a time to suit you.
How we can help you with company & commercial law
Our company and commercial solicitors in Surrey provide clear, practical legal guidance that adds value to your business across matters including:
Sales & acquisitions
Buying and selling business can be highly complicated and it is essential to get the right valuation and the right terms for the deal, then make sure the legal side of the transaction is handled effectively and efficiently. We work with other professionals to help guide you through every stage of a business sale or acquisition, making sure you stay protected and achieve your overall goals.
When starting a business, there are all sorts of decisions you need to make and legal details you need to consider. Our company and commercial solicitors can help with everything from structuring your business to licensing and regulatory compliance, getting you off the ground on a firm footing.
Establishing the rights of shareholders is essential for the smooth running of a company. We can assist with creating a shareholder agreement that clearly sets out each shareholder’s rights and how decisions will be made, reducing the likelihood of future conflict.
Limited and unlimited partnerships
A partnership can be one of the simplest and most effective structures for a business, as long as you have a clearly defined relationship. Our commercial law experts can assist with creating a partnership agreement that reflects your individual interests and those of the business, minimising the potential for future disputes. We can also advise on the benefits of operating as a limited or unlimited partnership to match your circumstances.
Employees have strong legal rights and, as an employer, you need to balance those rights against being able to manage your team effectively. We can provide pragmatic assistance for all area of employment law, including drafting contracts of employment, creating policies and procedures, dealing with redundancy and dismissal, and handling employment disputes.
Disputes can cost you time, money and a lot of stress, as well as distracting you from the day-to-day running of your business. Our Commercial Litigation team can help you find fast, cost-effective solutions to even the most complex disputes in a way that protects your business and matches your overall goals.
Accusations of professional negligence can be expensive to deal with and damaging to your reputation, while being let down by a professional can have a very negative impact on your business. Whether you need to initiate or respond to a professional negligence claim, we can guide you through every stage of the process, helping to secure a swift resolution that protects your business and reputation.
Whether you are a commercial landlord or tenant, are buying or selling business premises, or are a commercial property investor or developer, experienced legal advice is essential. Our commercial property solicitors can guide you through every stage of a transaction or business relationship involving property, protecting your interests at all times.
Unpaid invoices can leave your business struggling with cashflow and ultimately even result in the failure of your enterprise. Our debt recovery solicitors can quickly and cost-effectively recover the majority of outstanding payments, as well as offering realistic guidance on dealing with complex and contentious debts that are less straightforward to recover.
Why Pearson Hards are the right choice for company & commercial law
Our Company and Commercial team benefits from the expertise of four highly experienced Partners – David Hards, Donald Morrison, Claire Darby and Jonathan Throp – each of whom has decades of experience guiding businesses through all of the legal challenges they face.
Having represented a wide range of businesses over the years, from sole traders and partnerships through to both private and public companies, we have earned a reputation as a leading commercial law practice for clients in Kingston, Surbiton and Wimbledon, as well as across Surrey, South London and the wider South East.
We also have very strong experience with Commercial Property, so can effectively deal with any property matters your business needs assistance with. The firm’s Commercial Litigation team are also on hand if you need advice or representation for any disputes your business becomes involved in.
All of our pricing is designed so we can offer the exact level of support your business needs in the most cost-effective way. We will be happy to talk through our fees upfront and there are no hidden charges, so you will always be clear exactly how much our services will cost your business and that these costs are proportionate to the benefits we offer.
Speak to our company & commercial law solicitors in New Malden, Surrey now
For smart, business-minded legal advice that adds real-world value to your commercial activities, please speak to us in complete confidence today.
To find out more or to book your initial no obligation consultation, you can call now on 020 8949 9500 or request a call back at a time to suit you.