Whether you are starting a new business, selling an existing business or buying one, at Edwards & Co. we understand how daunting that can be for all concerned. We can help ease the pressures you are exposed to and can assist with any of the issues that may arise. We have been advising different business models of all sizes for decades. Our solicitors are approachable and practical and are experienced at providing a range of legal services to start ups, SMEs, family businesses, sole traders and partnerships.

The team includes Jennifer Ebbage, David Sturgess, Paul Lenehan and Sarah Burrows. Please feel free to contact any one of the team.

We advise on the following:

  • Starting a business
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Property matters including leases and rates
  • Exiting a business
  • Commercial disputes
  • Licencing
  • Company Incorporation
  • Company secretarial
  • Corporate Governance including board meetings, AGMs and changes to articles
  • Investment arrangements
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Partnership agreement
  • Franchising and Distributorship arrangements
  • Mergers and Demergers
  • Restructuring
  • Joint Ventures
  • Insolvency or Debt Recovery
  • Intellectual property
  • Terms and conditions of business
  • Policies e.g. website, social media, grievance
  • Employment issues including contracts for employees and directors

You can find further information by clicking the links below:

Protecting your Brand and Creations
Business Disputes
Debt Recovery
Small-Medium/Family Business and Start Ups
Employment
Business Property

Edwards & Co. is recognised by Chambers UK for its corporate, merger and acquisition work. Clients said, “The experiences of a valued customer and all possible efforts are made to ensure a common understanding of the issues, their implications and solutions.”

“There was a clear commitment on their part to allocate the appropriate resources to our deal that reflected its complexity and urgency.”

Partner Jennifer Ebbage is regarded as a notable practitioner in Corporate/M & A regarded as a trusted advisor and clients are given confidence by her thorough approach, and note that she is, “sensitive, hard-working and goes the extra mile”.
 

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