Tel: 01582 514303
Specialist Practice Areas
- Data Protection
- Start-up Businesses
- Employment Contracts, policies and employment law support for HR professionals
Corporate and Commercial law including:
- Shareholders' agreements
- Partnership agreements
- Supply agreements
- Terms and conditions of sale and purchase
- Franchise agreements
- Manufacturing agreements
IT and E-Commerce including:
- Agreements for the provision of IT Services
- Privacy policies
- Terms and conditions for on-line trading
Intellectual Property including general advice on:
- Trade marks
- Design rights
Qualified as a Solicitor in 2005. Sarah trained and qualified with a regional firm and joined Machins in 2008. She is an Assistant Solicitor in the Machins Company Commercial team and is heavily involved in business networking in the local business community. Sarah also regularly writes articles for local business publications on such areas as starting up in business and franchising.
You can see one of Sarah's articles on the Consumer Rights Act 2015 in the September edition (page 27) of Inspire Magazine, the business magazine of the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce http://issuu.com/benham/docs/inspire_september_2015
Outside of work, Sarah is a keen supporter of Harlequin FC, is a member of a film club and enjoys singing.
Machins sponsored the Working within a Community Organisation Award at the Bedfordshire Business Women Award Ceremony in Bedford in November 2011 and Sarah was delighted to be asked to hand out the Awards to the Finalist Barbara Farrow of Keech Hospice and to the Winner Paula Priestley of St Johns Hospice.
“pchelpcentre.com recently updated their Business Trading Terms & Conditions covering in-store, on-line and maintenance contract customers. I used the services of Sarah Liddiard from Machins Solicitors and found the service to be extremely prompt, very thorough and really cost effective. I would be more than happy to recommended Machins services”. Annette White - PC Help Centre Limited
“We were recommended to Machins by a good friend and work colleague, and referred over to Sarah Liddiard within the Commercial Dept. From our first meeting we felt at ease with Sarah and she gave us plenty of advice going forward with the business we have. Twinned with efficient manner and strict timescales she delivered our work quickly and efficiently. We would definitely recommend Machins again, and intend to use them as our Company solicitor going forward”. Nicola Chambers - Group Active UK Limited trading as The Active Group.
“Sarah did a remarkable job of decoding and interpreting the various agreements that I sent her and helped me understand some of the more complex elements of these. Most importantly, she diligently identified a few points to protect me and explained it all clearly and concisely in a simple way. I am delighted with the outcomes and very pleased to highly recommend Sarah and Machins for commercial legal advice”. Richard Malczyk - Pioneering Innovations.