Commercial Lawyers

Our commercial solicitors will give your business the expertise and advice it needs day-to-day. We can help you protect the value generated by your business dealings, while managing the legal risks to your business.

Many of our lawyers have in-house experience, or have worked in industry before becoming legally qualified. With experts across all business sectors, you’ll work with someone who really understands your business and your requirements. We’ll add value at every stage and help you solve your problems quickly with a minimum of fuss.

Commercial law is typically concerned with the day to day running of a business, focusing on issues that might arise from trade and transactions. Corporate law is focused on setting up of, mergers, and regulatory requirements of a business. Our Corporate team is able to help with any business needing corporate law support.

We’ll get to know you, your business and the environment in which it operates. We know the questions to ask, the assumptions to challenge, where we can be flexible, and the points we need to insist on.

What Commercial Services Do We Offer?

We offer advice in areas including:

Who Can We Help?

  • Established and growing businesses
    From start-ups to stalwarts - we help businesses of all sizes, at all stages, in a range of industry sectors
  • In-house legal teams
    We can provide “wraparound” support to busy in-house teams. For example, we can provide help with strategic contracts, act as an overflow, or provide lawyers on secondment to your company
  • International businesses wishing to enter the UK
    We help companies looking to enter the UK market by providing expertise in English commercial law
  • UK businesses looking to do business with the rest of the world
    Through our membership of First Law International, we can get you find the right help to do business just about anywhere in the world.

Why Choose Our Commercial Lawyers?

Our commercial team offers specialist expertise, delivered from our nationwide network of offices.

We’re pragmatic, commercial and have deep understanding of the issues affecting you and your industry.  We offer high quality advice in clear plain language, and we pride ourselves on keeping to your deadlines and budgets.

Depending on your commercial needs, we can offer a variety of pricing structures. This may be hourly rate, fixed fee, a retainer or a bank of hours – it’s up to you.

We also have a large team of business lawyers such as our commercial dispute team that can help manage risks to your business and to resolve disputes effectively.

Contact Us

Call our commercial team on 0808 271 2602 or contact us online to find out more about how we can help.

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Irwin Mitchell advises ThinCats on two landmark deals

ThinCats is an alternative lender, giving business loans to mid-sized UK businesses. We gave legal advice and support on two recent landmark transactions.

In a recent deal, we advised ThinCats on supporting Hyperion Equity Partners with funding to launch Ranger Fire and Security, a new national group in the fire and security industry. The funding from ThinCats has led to the acquisition of two renowned businesses, Amerex Fire International and Ignis Fire Protection.

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"We’ve developed a strong relationship with the team at Irwin Mitchell who consistently deliver expert advice in the execution of complex transactions."

Neil Patel, National Head of Sponsors at ThinCats

Find one of our solicitors near you

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.

Awards & Accreditations

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

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Legal 500 - 2024 Leading Firm
Legal 500 - 2024 Top Tier

Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.