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Legal Advice for Enterprises & Entrepreneurs

Local businesses and entrepreneurs need the support of experienced and efficient legal professionals. At Freelands Solicitors, we’ve been assisting small to medium sized enterprises and entrepreneurs based in Glasgow and Lanarkshire for many years. We take a commercially-minded approach aimed at providing our business clients with practical solutions.

Company Set Up in Motherwell & Wishaw

If you’re looking for solicitors who will work quickly and efficiently to help you set up a company so you can focus on growing your business, please contact us. Amongst other things, we can help you:

  • select and create a business vehicle that reflects the structure and ownership of your venture, whether sole trader, partnership or limited company;
  • lease or buy commercial premises;
  • deal with employment law matters so your relationship with employees is clearly set out from the outset.

Business Acquisitions and Disposals

Our solicitors regularly assist clients purchase and sell limited companies and business assets. From due diligence and business valuations to the resolution of employment issues and transfer of commercial property, we take a thorough approach throughout the entire transaction. Our aim is to make the process as smooth as possible.

Commercial Leases

We understand that leasing commercial premises on the right terms is important for small to medium enterprises and entrepreneurs. We regularly work with clients to ensure they enter into a commercial lease that’s fit for purpose and protects their interests. If you need assistance negotiating commercial lease terms or require to have a commercial lease drafted, please contact us.

Corporate Governance

The laws regulating how a company should be governed can be complex. Our solicitors regularly assist clients, understand and comply with corporate governance rules and directors’ duties. If you need assistance drafting or interpreting your company’s constitution and articles of association, or advice about any other corporate governance matter, we can help.

Partnership Disputes

Conflicts between partners can threaten the smooth running of the business. If you require advice and representation in respect of a partnership dispute, our solicitors offer expert advice and practical solutions. We will aim to resolve partnership issues in a cost-efficient way that protects your interests, whether an agreement can be reached to ensure the continuation of the partnership or if circumstances suggest a buy out or dissolution is a better solution. We can also assist business partners who want to avoid issues in the future to draft a partnership agreement that will govern how a partnership dispute will be resolved.

Commercial Litigation

Disputes are common in the commercial world. Small and medium sized enterprises and entrepreneurs can experience problems with their commercial contracts or commercial premises, or they may face professional negligence claims or disputes within the business. If a dispute has to go to court for resolution, we provide comprehensive representation. We work with our clients to formulate a litigation strategy, using our vast experience navigating the Scottish court system to help our clients get the best possible result.

Contact our expert Business Law Solicitors in Motherwell & Wishaw

Freelands Solicitors have been serving Glasgow and North Lanarkshire for over 140 years. From your company set up to commercial litigation and partnership disputes, our specialist Business Law solicitors will provide you with straight-talking, honest and practical legal solutions. Please contact Jimmy Macdonald at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our Motherwell Office on 01698 442897 today.

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