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Business start-up solicitors in Chichester


Starting a new business is undoubtedly an exciting venture but, naturally, there are a number of risks associated with the formation of any commercial enterprise. With that in mind, it is vital that you take expert business legal advice to help you get off to the best possible start.

At Glanvilles, our highly skilled commercial and corporate law experts in Chichester have substantial experience in assisting clients who are going into business for the first time. We are capable of advising clients over a wide range of industry sectors, including giving industry-specific advice on issues such as licensing and regulatory compliance.

Using our commercially astute legal expertise, we can help you with everything from choosing the right structure for your business and drafting commercial contracts, to dealing with property issues, data protection (GDPR) and other day-to-day legal advice when running your business.

We offer cost-effective legal advice on all corporate related matters, identifying and resolving any potential issues before they become detrimental to your business. We can also ensure that you have the correct risk protections in place for any future problems that may arise.

Speak to one of our expert commercial and corporate solicitors in Chichester by calling 01243 787899 or use our simple enquiry form to ask a question and get a quick response.

Our commercial and corporate law services in Chichester

Our commercial and corporate lawyers in Chichester have worked with a wide variety of businesses to provide clear and practical guidance on all legal matters that could potentially affect start-ups.

We take a proactive approach to dealing with any legal concerns that your business may have, tailoring our services to your specific needs to help you navigate the early stages of your company’s journey to long-term success.

Our expertise in commercial and corporate law includes:

Our Legal Structure Advice

At Glanvilles, we are able to provide business legal advice for all forms of business legal structure, including:

Sole Trader – Operating as a sole trader comes with personal liability for all debts and liabilities of the business.

Partnership – Constructing a formal partnership agreement is recommended for two or more people who are running a business in a general partnership, as liability remains unlimited and partner’s own assets are at risk.

Limited liability partnership (LLP) – Liability and debts of the business are limited to the LLP and not to the individuals running the business. The LLP has to be incorporated and registered with Companies House as there are fees involved.

Limited Company – Limited companies can either be limited by shares or by guarantee. Limited companies must have articles of association and annual requirements and related fees.

Why choose Glanvilles’ commercial and corporate solicitors in Chichester?

Our commercial and corporate solicitors in Chichester have extensive experience in advising a wide range of start-up businesses across a variety of sectors over the years.

We appreciate that there is a lot to consider when starting a new business. It can be difficult to keep track of the various pitfalls that could prove to have a detrimental impact; both in the short-term and the long-term.

In many cases, specialist legal advice is most urgently needed during the foundation of a business and this also comes at a point when financial resources can prove to be scarce. As such, we strive to ensure that our services also remain cost-effective and proportionate in value.

The Glanvilles client service promise

When you use our corporate law services for your business start-up, we promise:

  • Our staff will be friendly, respectful and attentive.
  • Your concerns will be listened to, your questions answered, and your options explained in plain English.
  • The cost of dealing with your requirements will be made clear to you from the outset.
  • We will answer your phone calls and emails promptly.
  • We will keep you regularly updated at all times.

Glanvilles LLP is Lexcel accredited by the Law Society in recognition of the high standards of our practice management and client care and we are also independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Get in touch with our business start-up solicitors in Chichester

Planning on starting a business and are looking for clear, practical legal advice? Contact our expert commercial and corporate law solicitors in Chichester by calling 01243 787899 or use the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.