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Corporate And Commercial Law

Straightforward legal advice for business

We know what you value from your commercial solicitors and we’ll help you achieve the successful outcome you want.

Our corporate and commercial team offers the full range of legal services giving a personal and consistent approach, delivered by experienced business solicitors. This makes us one of the leading commercial solicitors in the north west.

Our company solicitors provide proactive, straightforward business law advice giving you prompt, strategic and cost-effective outcomes.

The MLP team of business solicitors in Manchester will add value at every stage in the life of your business. Achieving successful outcomes for your business is, after all, what we’re all about.

Whatever the business challenges you face, we can provide sensible, legal advice to ensure you are able to achieve your business goals.  Whether you need advice around a start up operation or how to protect your intellectual property, our team can assist you.

Similarly, if you are buying or selling a business, taking the right advice from legal experts early on in the process can make a huge difference in terms of time and financial investment.

By sitting down and talking through your business vision, we can identify anything that needs to be put in place to ensure you stay on track and focused on your commercial objectives.

Why not contact us to arrange a time to discuss your business plans?  You can either meet us in our Altrincham or our Media City offices, or we can come to you.

Our commercial law services

We offer a range of legal services to cover all areas of business which include:

Commercial Corporate
  • Company Start-Ups
  • Family Businesses
  • Partnership and LLP Agreements
  • Restructure and Reorganisation
  • Data Protection
  • E-Commerce
  • Standard Terms and Business Conditions
  • Succession Planning including Exit and Buy Out Arrangements
  • Capitalisation
  • Commercial Contracts and Agreements
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Unfair Threats from Competitors using your Name or Reputation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Sales
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Disposals
  • Management Buy Ins/Buy Outs
  • Private Equity Finance – including Venture Capital Investments
  • Secured Corporate Lending / Finance


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