Formed in 2012, the Solicitors Law Group comprises 250 lawyers and 500 people in all.

Members Operating in Commercial Law

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Commercial Law

Our members are able to support a wide range of businesses, ranging from start-up businesses deciding on the best legal structure through to established owner-managed businesses and UK subsidiaries of national and international companies. As well as businesses, we act for banks, accountants and investors, advising them and their clients on fundraising and investment/divestment decisions.
Our member firms undertaking this work typically cover the following areas:

Corporate:

  • Buying or selling a business
  • Legal due diligence
  • Venture capital and management buyouts
  • Business start-up advice – including company and partnership formation
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Raising finance
  • Public offerings, rights issues and placings

Commercial Law:

Covering everything and anything to do with structuring and negotiating commercial agreements, and helping you to make informed decisions when you are evaluating commercial matters.

  • Terms and conditions of business
  • Contractual disputes
  • Agency and distribution agreements
  • Licensing arrangements
  • Competition law
  • Intellectual property
  • Regulatory issues such as data protection, competition and freedom of information

Legal 500:

Thomas Horton LLP advised Morrisons and Global Pacific on the formation of a joint venture vehicle and the purchase of a multimillion-pound banana ripening business from Del Monte. A ‘proactive’, ‘well-rounded individual’, Jeff Taylor is ‘extremely knowledgeable on corporate and contract law’. –

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