Solicitors for Business
Businesses will often require legal advice on a wide range of issues and for many different reasons. At JMW, our solicitors are here to help you achieve the outcome you seek as cost-and-time effectively as possible, allowing you to get on with your other responsibilities safe in the knowledge that your legal concerns are in reliable, experienced hands.
We take great pride in supporting businesses across the UK and Worldwide and are recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as one of the leading law firms. Our business solicitors work closely with companies throughout the UK and help businesses of all sizes, from SMEs to household names.
Although we cover a wide range of legal services for businesses, all of our business lawyers have the same outlook when it comes to our approach; creating a close relationship with clients and providing tailored solutions dependent on their individual needs and requirements.
We understand how difficult and time-consuming legal issues and disputes can be. However, our business lawyers strive to take the hassle out of dealing with such problems, allowing you to concentrate on running your company. We will take the time to understand your organisation's position and your objectives to make sure we deliver excellent legal advice that is tailored to the outcomes you want to achieve.
Legal Services For Business
We have over 500 partners, solicitors and support staff, many of whom are specialists in their chosen area of law.
Our expertise covers:
- Banking and Finance
- Business Contract Solicitors
- Business Crime
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate & Professional Regulation
- Corporate Immigration Services
- Intellectual Property
- Media and Reputation Management
- Pensions Lawyers: Advice for Businesses
- Pension Trustee Services
- Real Estate Commercial
- Real Estate Finance
- Restructuring & Insolvency
- Road Transport Law
- Sports Law
Why Choose JMW?
We have great knowledge and experience in helping all types of businesses to deal with their issues effectively and efficiently. We are well known for helping businesses with all their legal needs, so you can rest assured you will benefit from the very best legal advice and representation to help you achieve your objectives.
Our commitment to great service is underlined by the fact that around 30% of our business comes from existing clients, representing some of the most successful companies in the UK. Over 70% of our work comes from recommendations and new clients who are utilising our services for the first time.
As a full-service firm, JMW offers comprehensive business legal services. This means that when your organisation's needs overlap with other areas of the law, we can provide practical solutions and commercial legal advice that takes every angle into consideration. Our legal expertise ranges from acquisitions, mergers and other transactions, through to resolving disputes and dealing with regulatory authorities, which means we can provide useful commercial advice at all stages of your business' life cycle.
FAQs for JMW's Business Solicitors
What types of businesses can JMW help?
At JMW, our team of commercial solicitors has expertise in a broad range of areas, meaning that we can advise businesses of all sizes and sectors. We work with businesses across the UK, so no matter the legal challenges you are facing, get in touch to learn how we can help.
If your business is a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) or a start-up, we can give legal advice on company formation, intellectual property and initial contracts. We can support you with employment law matters, which includes guidance on the HR policies and employee contracts your business will need, drafting and reviewing contracts with suppliers, customers and partners to protect your organisation, and resolving any disputes that might arise to help you avoid the worst consequences of these challenges.
For a company's board of directors or individual executives, we can advise on the terms and conditions of employment contracts, including remuneration packages, bonuses and exit strategies. If you need support on compliance with corporate governance and regulations, or assistance in resolving conflicts between executives and the company, such as cases of wrongful dismissal or discrimination, we can deliver the appropriate services and help you meet your legal requirements.
For growing businesses of all sizes, we can manage mergers and acquisitions and provide a legal framework for large transactions that may involve regulatory hurdles. This includes high-level legal advice on business expansion, restructuring or downsizing. If your business encounters high-stakes litigation that could impact the industry, sector or market, JMW's business lawyers can offer advice on managing these.
If your business is based outside the UK or is looking to expand, we can offer a full range of legal services on issues relating to international trade. For businesses moving into the UK market, we can offer guidance on adhering to local laws and regulations, and help you to manage and protect your intellectual property portfolio. Our expert immigration solicitors can help with work visas and other immigration issues for employees moving between countries to ensure you meet the UK's strict requirements. JMW's commercial property team can also review terms, negotiate on your behalf and manage any transactions relating to business premises.
Our commercial lawyers can also advise on business structure for sole traders and others, and help to manage the transition to a different structure. Our experience with commercial contracts means we can support your business' interests in any transactions with suppliers, creditors, clients and others, which includes offering guidance on tax implications and limiting liability wherever relevant.
No matter your sector, size or structure, JMW's commercial team takes the time to invest in all of our clients, understanding their needs and supporting them to achieve their ambitions. Whatever the scale and scope of the legal services your organisation requires, we have expert lawyers for your business' needs. Get in touch with JMW today to learn how we can help you.
Can you help international businesses in the UK?
Our highly experienced solicitors are often the first choice for international businesses moving into the UK market. JMW has an expert team of international business lawyers focused on the intricacies of cross-border law, and we are experienced in working closely with law firms in other countries to resolve issues and enable the smoothest experience of international trade for our clients.
Our business legal services include carrying out due diligence checks on properties in the UK on behalf of organisations based in other countries, and immigration and visa services to make your transition to a new country as smooth as possible. Our offering also includes services relating to registering and securing intellectual property assets with trade marks and patents, which are jurisdictional and must be registered in each new territory your business enters.
International business law can be complicated, and it is vital to work with commercial solicitors who understand the potential risk factors and pitfalls. That way, you can be sure that you put your best foot forward and are set up for success when you begin trading in the UK, with minimal risk of disputes or other challenges. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help international businesses.