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Running a business is difficult. Each business has its own unique set of risks, problems and issues. But they vary from day to day. You might have an employee issue one day, and a customer issue the next. 

At Shoredons & Co Legal, we have everything under one roof, to ensure you have the specialist support you need, whenever you need it. 

Here’s a list of just some of the practice areas we cover:

Commercial Law

Commercial law governs how you protect your business when buying and selling products and services. Many of our legal services fall under the commercial law category. 

Typical examples of our commercial law services are:

  • Drafting and reviewing commercial contracts (such as sales contracts, procurement contracts, joint venture agreements, distribution agreements, agency agreements, and many many more)
  • Preparing Terms and Conditions
  • Bespoke advice on structuring commercial deals

Corporate Law

Corporate law governs the way in which businesses are formed, structured, owned and managed. Most corporate law queries have some impact on a company’s shares or shareholders.

Typical examples of our corporate law services are:

  • Company formation
  • Shareholders’ Agreements
  • Articles of Association
  • Share transfers
  • Business sales, mergers and acquisitions
  • Funding rounds
  • Shareholder disputes

Employment Law

Employment laws govern the relationship between employers and employees. They lay down strict rules and procedures that employers need to comply with. Failing to comply, can open employers up to expensive and stressful employee claims. 

Typical examples of our employment law services are:

  • Employment Contracts 
  • Staff handbooks
  • Settlement agreements and redundancies
  • Holidays and pay
  • Workplace harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair and wrongful dismissal
  • Workers’ rights

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property laws govern the way in which a business can protect and monetise its creations (such as products, branding, designs, inventions, and content). 

Typical examples of our intellectual property law services are:

  • Intellectual property transfers and assignments
  • Intellectual property licences
  • Preparing agreements for intellectual property development
  • Research and development agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Software development agreements
  • Filing trade marks
  • Bespoke advice on protecting your intellectual property

Data Protection

The UK GDPR governs the way in which a business can collect and use personal data. Failing to comply with the UK GDPR can lead to fines of up to £17.5m or 4% of global turnover (whichever is greater).  

Typical examples of our UK GDPR services are:

  • Advising clients on what they need to do to comply with the UK GDPR
  • Advising on data controller and data processor obligations
  • Preparing internal documentation (such as data protection policies and data retention policies) required for UK GDPR compliance 
  • Preparing external documentation (such as data processing agreements and privacy notices) required for UK GDPR compliance 
  • Advising on mandatory data protection impact assessments 
  • Advising on international data transfers
  • Preparing and advising on Standard Contractual Clauses
  • Dealing with data breaches
  • Carrying out audits to identify gaps in UK GDPR compliance

Commercial Property 

Commercial property laws govern the way in you buy, sell and lease commercial properties. Whether you’re looking at office space, retail shops, warehousing or anything else, we’re here to help. 

Typical examples of our commercial property services are:

  • Dealing with (and advising on) sales and purchases 
  • Dealing with (and advising on) commercial leases
  • Bespoke advice for property developers
  • Advice on financing commercial property deals