Accessing the right legal support for your business can help you to achieve your goals, avoid the potential for costly and time-consuming problems and allow you to operate more effectively and profitably.

At Stephen Rimmer, our business Solicitors offer a strong commercial mindset allowing us to understand your priorities and offer legal solutions tailored to your requirements. Whether you are looking to purchase machinery, start a business, enter into a venture agreement or if you have an intellectual property matter, our team has the expertise you need.

How our commercial law solicitors can help your business

Our commercial lawyers can assist with the full range of business legal matters, including:

  • Commercial contracts
  • Commercial transactions
  • Commercial property
  • Business sales, acquisitions and mergers
  • Intellectual property
  • Commercial litigation
  • Debt recovery

Why choose our business solicitors?

Our commercial team works closely with a wide range of clients in Eastbourne and across East Sussex, as well as further afield. With experience working for some of the largest companies in the UK, our solicitors offer the right expertise for even the most complex and high value business legal matters.

Able to work effectively in high pressure situations with tight budgets and deadlines, our team can offer sensible, commercially astute legal advice to help you achieve your business goals. Ultimately, we are here to deliver legal strategies and support that adds real world value to your business.

Consult our business lawyers in Eastbourne

If you have any commercial matter in need of attention, please contact a member of the team for a no obligation discussion:

Our commercial law services

Commercial contracts

Our services include the drafting and negotiation of heads of terms, distribution agreements, business sale agreements, confidentiality agreements, in addition to other commercial contracts and ancillary documentation (e.g. in respect of the sale and purchase of online businesses).

Commercial transactions

We have experience in all areas of commercial transactions from the drafting of contracts for sale and purchase to dealing with guarantees, tailor made terms and conditions and loan agreements.

Commercial property

Our team is highly experienced in all areas of commercial property work, with our expertise including property development, acquisitions, disposals, sales of freehold and leasehold properties, property finance, office relocations, lease renewals and portfolio management services.

Find out more about our commercial property services.

Business sales, acquisitions and mergers

We can assist with buying and selling businesses, as well as mergers, demergers and restructuring, ensuring that your long-term commercial interests are considered and protected at all times.

Intellectual property

Our commercial solicitors can assist with protecting against commercial exploitation of your intellectual property, including through the creation of IP licensing agreements and taking action to defend your IP against infringement.

Commercial litigation

Business disputes need to be dealt with swiftly and expertly. This is an area in which our team excels, with very strong expertise in various approaches to commercial litigation. In many cases, we can resolve business disputes quickly and cost-effectively through negotiation and alternative dispute resolution.

Find out more about our commercial litigation services.

Debt recovery

Unpaid invoices and other business debts can be highly damaging, affecting your cashflow and potentially leading to the failure of your enterprise if not managed correctly. Our commercial team can assist with recovering debts quickly and cost-effectively. We can also advise on your internal debt management practices, helping to avoid problematic debts in the future.

Our commercial law pricing

We understand the need to reflect your budgetary concerns in the pricing for our business legal services. Our commercial team works hard to keep our pricing competitive while maintaining the very best standards of legal advice and client service.

We are able to offer fixed fees for some matters, where a price will be agreed in advance. Where this is not possible, we will tell you the hourly rates charged by everyone we expect to work on your case and give a realistic estimate of your likely overall costs.

Find out more about our hourly rates and the way we charge for our work.

Speak to our business solicitors in Eastbourne and Hastings

From our offices in Eastbourne and Hastings, our commercial team works with clients all across East Sussex, including in Bexhill-on-Sea, Hailsham, Polegate, Battle, Pevensey and St Leonards-on-Sea.

To find out how we can help with your business legal needs, please contact our expert team now:

Our Business Services Team

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