Practices

Focusing on Companies in the following areas:
  • Corporate & Commercial Law

  • Tax Law

  • IP/IT/Data Protection Law

  • Employment Law

  • Commercial Property

At Berard & Lovell, we understand that every business is different. Whether your business is an international enterprise, a local business or a new company just setting up, our business lawyers will assist you by providing the best possible legal advice through every step as you build your business at a cost effective price, including:

 

  •  advising on the best legal structure for your business and setting up your company;

 

  • drafting terms & conditions to protect your business;

 

  • protecting your business’ assets (for instance trademarking your business logo);

 

  • drafting directors’ loans if you want to lend your business money;

 

  • drafting the rental agreement for your business commercial premises;

 

  • drafting employment contracts when your business grows and is willing to employ staff;

 

  • drafting commercial agreements with other businesses performing a service for your company (such as distribution agreement; agency agreement; franchising agreement; sub-contracting agreement; outsourcing agreement …);

 

  • drafting company purchase agreement if your business decides to acquire a new business;

 

  • in the case of such merger with another business, drafting shareholders’ agreement recording new shareholders arrangements within the company;

 

  • advising with employees’ queries (for instance maternity rights; discrimination in the workplace…);

 

  • drafting the company sale agreement if you want to retire and sell your business.

Industries:
  • Computer, Technology & Fintech

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Building & Construction

  • Agriculture & Energy

  • Retail, Food & Drink

  • Regulatory

  • Brexit

  • Start-ups and early stage companies

  • Sports (for athletes and for clubs)