Buying and Selling a Business


Essex: 01702 338338 or London: 020 8049 5888

Buying and Selling a Business

Our team of specialist commercial Solicitors have the requisite knowledge, experience and understanding to ensure that you are provided with the bespoke advice and guidance required throughout every stage of a transaction. Using our attention to detail and the full range of resources available to us we will endeavour to achieve the smooth and efficient running of your transaction.

We have ongoing experience in business sales and acquisitions whether share or asset based, management buy-outs, joint ventures, private equity transactions and all other transactions of a similar nature.

We are experienced in providing bespoke advice to businesses of all sizes, as well as individuals, across all different sectors from the commencement of negotiations, through the due diligence procedures and finally to completion.

Our commercial team also comprises of individuals with expertise in employment law (including TUPE) and Litigation, and we are therefore able to identify potential issues and provide advice accordingly on all aspects of a business sale or acquisition.

At Paul Robinson Solicitors, we provide expert legal guidance to help you navigate the complex process of buying or selling a business.

Our team of experienced solicitors have a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of buying and selling businesses. We will work with you closely to understand your unique requirements and provide tailored advice and support throughout the entire process.

Buying or selling a business can be a complicated process that requires careful planning, preparation, and legal expertise. Our solicitors can help you understand your legal obligations and responsibilities, negotiate favourable terms, and ensure that the transaction is completed smoothly and efficiently.

We offer a range of additional services to support your business needs, including due diligence, company restructuring, and dispute resolution. Our solicitors can also advise on employment law, intellectual property, and commercial property matters to ensure that you have all the information you need to make informed decisions.

Our solicitors will work with you from the outset to understand your needs and objectives. We will carry out due diligence on the business to identify any potential issues and advise you on the legal implications of the transaction. We will draft and negotiate the necessary legal agreements, such as the sale and purchase agreement and disclosure letter, and work with your accountants and other professional advisers to ensure that the transaction is completed in a timely and efficient manner.

Our goal is to ensure that your transaction is completed successfully and with minimal disruption to your business. We will provide ongoing support and advice throughout the process, and our team will be on hand to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

If you are looking to buy or sell a business and require expert legal advice and support, contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced solicitors.

What is due diligence?
Due diligence is the process of investigating a business to identify any potential risks or issues that may affect the transaction. This may include reviewing financial statements, contracts, legal documents, and other relevant information.

How long does the process take?
The length of time it takes to complete a transaction can vary depending on a range of factors, including the complexity of the deal, the size of the business, and the availability of information. Our solicitors will work with you to provide a clear timeline for the process.

Why should I use a solicitor to buy or sell a business?
Buying or selling a business can be a complex and high-stakes transaction that requires legal expertise to ensure that your interests are protected. A solicitor can help you navigate the legal and regulatory requirements, negotiate favourable terms, and ensure that the transaction is completed smoothly and efficiently.

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Located in the heart of London and Essex

Paul Robinson Solicitors is a thriving independent law firm committed to providing exceptional service to clients nationwide, with offices situated throughout London and Essex.

Established in 1983, the firm has steadily expanded over the past 35 years, offering an extensive range of legal services to both personal and commercial clients. The team of highly experienced and skilled solicitors specialises in various fields and is dedicated to providing an outstanding level of service to achieve positive outcomes for their clients. The firm’s cutting-edge technology and efficient systems, together with its support and managerial staff, ensure maximum efficiency, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness.


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