Whether you are a new start-up or a well-established business, SME or large organisation, public or private, there are a whole range of legal issues you need to deal with to protect your commercial interests.
Pickering & Butters commercial solicitors in Stafford have been supporting local and national businesses since 1975, while the firms antecedents go back over 100 years. We understand the challenges involved in starting, running and making a success of any business, so our legal advice will always take your commercial considerations into account, as well as ensuring that you comply with the law at all times.
We aim to help you anticipate and avoid legal issues wherever possible, but when disputes and other legal problems do arise, we will work to help you find a fast, cost-effective solution that takes accounts of your business interests.
Speak to one of our commercial law solicitors in Stafford today by calling 01785 603060 or get in touch via email.
Our commercial law services in Stafford
Our commercial lawyers in Stafford offer a full range of legal services for businesses.
Buying & selling businesses
When buying or selling a business, there are a number of legal issues that can stop the deal in its tracks. There are also many issues you need to consider to make sure that your commercial interests are protected during and after the deal and that you do not create or inherit any unexpected legal issues.
Our commercial law solicitors can guide you through the entire process of buying or selling a business, ensuring that you are legally protected and that your commercial objectives are met.
Mergers & acquisitions
We regularly work on mergers and acquisitions for a wide variety of local and national businesses. We can help you define and plan your objectives and ensure that the deal you strike matches those objectives.
We can help you with negotiation, due diligence and creating all the necessary contracts and other legal agreements to ensure that the merger or acquisition process runs smoothly, while protecting your interests.
Commercial contracts & terms and conditions
Robust contracts and/or terms and conditions tailored to your needs are essential to ensure the smooth running of any commercial relationship.
Whether you are making a deal with a client, supplier, employee or shareholder, we can help you draft, review and amend contracts and other agreements to make sure you and your business are protected.
Our company law solicitors in Stafford can help you with all of the legal aspects of running your business, including commercial dispute resolution, selling and buying back shares and anything else affecting the running and success of your business.
When dealing with consumers, there is a large amount of legislation with which you need to comply. We can advise and guide you to help you remain within the law when serving consumers, including with issues surrounding the Data Protection Act, the Consumer Rights Act and the Consumer Safety Act.
We can also represent you in cases dealing with consumer complaints, helping to protect your commercial interests and reputation.
Whether you are looking to start or grow a business, or simply reorganise for greater efficiency, getting the right business structure in place is essential. We can advise on the most appropriate business structure for your organisation and it’s commercial objectives, and create the necessary legal framework to put that structure into place.
Why choose Pickering & Butters commercial law solicitors in Stafford?
We are a Lexcel accredited law firm, which acts as a mark of the quality of our legal practice, administered by the Law Society. We receive annual visits from an independent assessor to ensure that we are continuing to provide a high quality legal service to our clients.
Our team includes specialists in a wide range of areas of commercial law meaning that whatever legal support your business needs, we can provide a comprehensive solution.
To discuss your legal requirements with one of our commercial law solicitors in Stafford, call 01785 603060 or get in touch via email for a swift response.
Useful resources for businesses in Stafford
Stafford Borough Council’s website has basic advice on some of the general issues involved in running a business. It has some good information to help get you started, as well as links to some key agencies and resources for businesses in Stafford.
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce exists to help businesses meet and trade together, as well as to represent the interests of commerce and industry and be a voice for local businesses. They also provide services to help businesses start, grow and flourish, so are a good connection to make for any Stafford business.