COMMERCIAL & CORPORATE
All businesses should have legal advice to ensure that they are operating within the law and that their corporate structure is suitable for their size and purposes. The commercial world can be exciting whether you are starting out, growing or managing a mature business. As things change new doors open. It is important to stay on the right side of the law. Here at Crystal Law Solicitors, we have a deep understanding of how individual businesses operate.What to expect
- Friendly independent professional advice
- Access to specialists in the field
- National coverage and local offices
- Home visit upon availability
- Confidential professional legal advice
- Direct access via email, text message, Facebook, Skype, Whatsapp and Linkedin
- Intellectual property
- Data protection
- Corporate formation and structure
- Corporate law
- Lease: new, renewal and transfer
- Regulations & Compliance
- Public procurement
- Debt collection
- Licensing law
Contract law is one of the essential areas of law that governs much of our everyday lives. Many of our interactions are governed by contract law, from the relationship with your employer to the purchase of goods and services. Contract law is so fundamental, that its principles are to be found in many areas including employment law, commercial law, consumer law and many others. We have a highly specialised team and we have the expertise to draft the most simple contract to negotiating multi million pound international contracts.
Intellectual Property (IP) Law protects the expression of an idea; this includes matters such as copyright (written words), trade marks (branding and logos) and patents (mechanical parts / inventions). Our services cover every area of IP law. We also draft commercial agreements and can help you license your IP or sell your business.
In England & Wales an individual has a right to obtain and control how personal data or information is used, stored & communicated. The Data Protection Act together with the developing privacy laws and The Human Rights Act are creating new rights and remedies for individuals.Employment
UK employment law can be complex, but rest assured that our team stays fully up to date with any changes to legislation, making sure they can fight your corner with the most relevant legal knowledge. At Crystal Law Solicitors we have resolved a range of workplace disputes.
- Unpaid wages
- Constructive dismissal
- Unfair dismissal
- Contract disputes
- Discrimination at work
- Disciplinary & grievance issues
- Compromise agreements
- Employment tribunals
- Equal pay
- Flexible working
- Stress at work
- Workplace bullying
- Financial issues
When you intend to start-up a company for a new business venture or an existing business, you will need expert legal advice and assistance to ensure that the company is formed in a way which meets your specific business needs. The most common businesses tend to be either: a sole trader (working for yourself under your personal name); a partnership (two or more people working together with a view to making profit); or a limited company. Crystal Law Solicitor provides the legal advice that you need on several issues. Our company formation solicitors can provide expert legal advice on:
- Formation of Tailor Made / ‘Off the Shelf’ Companies
- Forming Groups of Companies
- Partnership / LLP Incorporation
- Advising on Directors Duties and Service Contracts
- Shareholders Agreements
- Partnership Agreements
- Corporate Restructuring
- Joint Ventures
The practice of corporate law involves general corporate matters, such as the incorporation of companies, directors’ and shareholders’ rights, articles of association, board meetings, secretarial matters and the public listing or delisting of companies. No two corporate transactions or deals are the same. The differences can depend upon several factors, such as the type of industry, whether it involves single or multimarket businesses, and the size of the companies involved.
Whether you are a landlord looking to grant a lease to a commercial tenant or a prospective tenant looking to take a commercial lease Crystal Law has the expertise to help you with the process. Commercial tenancies are a particularly complex area of law and there are a number of potential pitfalls for the unwary. It is essential to get good advice and our Solicitors will be pleased to help you from start to finish.
UK employment law can be complex, but rest assured that our team In some instances it may be necessary to pursue an eviction or forfeiture against a commercial tenant. We have the requisite experience and knowledge to prepare the relevant notices and tackle a commercial eviction from start to end, from drafting notices, preparing a court claim to instructing bailiffs.
Our solicitors understand how distressing commercial disputes can be for business owners. We have the expertise you need to manage a dispute effectively and make sure arbitration issues are handled correctly with a focus on achieving the best outcome for you and your business.
Our specialists Solicitors focus on debt recovery services that are effective and efficient to maximise the chances of successful recovery at the earliest opportunity.
Our Solicitors, have a national reputation for providing legal advice to leisure and retail clients in obtaining licenses to operate in their market. We are also able to assist should you wish to dispute a Licensing decision also.
We assist our clients in trading standards matters. We are able to act as an intermediary and present your case in a succinct manner which hopefully ensures that no further action is taken against you.
Public procurement law regulates the purchase by “contracting authorities” (all of central government, local government and some other public bodies) of contracts for goods, works or services, where the estimated value of the contract equals or exceeds specified thresholds. The central aim of the law is to open up the public procurement market to fair competition.