Our Commercial Property team have a wealth of experience dealing with business sales and purchase transactions.
Our past clients have included sole traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies and PLC's.
We can deal with business sales and purchases for all sectors.
We have acted where the seller is selling the assets of a business to include goodwill, fixtures and fittings and stock at valuation. We have also acted where the seller is transferring an interest in the business premises by way of the transfer of the freehold interest or the transfer of a lease.
Our Commercial Property team are here to help.
Some Issues to be considered
We will liaise with your accountants and valuers to ensure the correct price is being attributed to each element of the business sale.
What liabilities may there be for employees? Our employment team can help smooth over any employment issues that may arise.
Due diligence is particularly important in a business sale or purchase –we know the right questions to ask.
We can resolve any trademark, patent or copyright issues that arise from buying and selling a business.
We can also refer you to on to our Family and Probate teams. They would be able to advise you about protecting your assets for a number of reasons. This may include Inheritance Tax Planning and talking about the risks which you would face in a Divorce or Separation and how to protect your assets now incase this should this ever be an issue in the future. Our Wills and Probate team would also be able to advise you on the importance of making a Power of Attorney, incase you are ever unable to make business decisions yourself and also help you in writing a Will.
We can also help you with any of the following: