Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs

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Starting a new business may seem a complicated and costly process involving a lot of red tape. Should you use a company, a partnership, or some other legal entity? How long will it take to set up? Will there be significant on-going expenses? Why are there so many Companies House forms to submit?

Benefits we bring to your business 

Our expert team of commercial lawyers, based in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London, has extensive experience of advising entrepreneurs on business start-ups. We understand start-up business strategy: whether you’re a tech start-up, using an incubator or running your business from the spare room or your kitchen table, we can help. We'll provide clear advice on using the best structure, identifying key issues for founders to consider. If we recommend using a company, we can advise on directors' duties and the on-going reporting requirements. We'll act as swiftly and cost-effectively as possible. We can also help you to identify possible sources of equity investment and venture capital.

We bring the benefit of significant experience and an understanding of both the commercial and the legal issues that new and growing businesses face. We have a highly-rated commercial law team with an excellent reputation in the marketplace and proven experience in this field according to both Chambers and Legal 500.