Machins Solicitors LLP
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Leading Solicitors in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire & Buckinghamshire
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Corporate Commercial

Machins Solicitors LLP have built up a strong commercial team who will work with you to enable you to achieve your goals in the most effective and commercial manner. We endeavour to look beyond the legal constraints to see the bigger picture providing you with practical solutions for your business needs.

Our commercial team are expert advisors across a spectrum of disciplines, providing help to businesses, directors, institutions, societies, owners and managers.

Anti Competition

With fines potentially based on total turnover, it is imperative that you do not inadvertently stray into an anti-competitive situation

Business Organisation

Knowing the best way to organise your business structures and what type of protections you need, is essential to protect and grow your businesses.

Choice of Business Medium

In an increasing litigious society, having the correct vehicule to run your busness through is critical.

Consultancies and Services Agreements

We are used to working with a wide variety of consultants and are familiar with the challenges of ensureing that IR 35 compliance is achieved.  We appreciate the importance of ensuring agreements reflect both parties needs and requirements in terms of intellectual property, termination and resrictive convenenants.

Contractual Matters

Furthermore, our Commercial Team can assist you with drafting and negotiating your contractual terms, assist on compliance issues such as competition law and data protection and provide advice surrounding all your employment and general business policy obligations.

Distribution and Agency Agreements

The team has over twenty years of experience in dealing with all aspects of distribution and agency agreements both in the UK and elsewhere and is familiar with the EC Agency Regulations. Whether you are taking on a distributorship or considering entering into an agency we have the expertise to assist.

Intellectual Property and Information Technology

It is essential to protect any ideas, products or designs that you have developed during the formation and growth of your business. Give our team a call if you have any issues regarding copyright, trade mark, design rights or patents.

Joint Ventures

We have a wide range of experience dealing with all aspects of collaborative work including joint ventures, collaboration agreements both nationally and internationally across a variety of sectors.

Partnerships

Whether you are trading through a traditional partnership or an LLP we can provide a full range of services to assist you including partnership agreements, membership agreements, contribution agreements, retirement deeds as well as providing advice and assistance on managing partnership disputes.

Sales Acquisitions and Mergers

If you are considering acquiring or selling your business, then you will need assistance from your professional team from the beginning in order to achieve a successful outcome. Our commercial team will make sure that the transaction goes through smoothly in accordance with your timetable and where necessary linking in with your other professional advisors.