How a Solicitor can add value to a business Q&A

We participated in Solicitors Chat on Twitter answering questions about how Solicitors can add value to a business and what are the benefits of contacting a Solicitor.

Our Associate Partner, Alex Lyttle, provided some insightful answers on this topic.

We’ve set out our answers out below.

  1. What are the benefits of consulting a Solicitor for business law advice?

There is a lot of advice online but it is often conflicting. By consulting a solicitor you can be sure of obtaining the correct advice suitable to your circumstances.

  1. What issues do you advise businesses on as a solicitor?

Our business lawyers can help with everything from starting a business and legal planning for your day-to-day operations, through to mergers, acquisitions and selling a business. In addition, we can help you buy sell and rent property and deal with any disputes that might arise along the way.

We can help you plan ahead for any legal issues that could impact your business and provide fast, effective solutions for any problems you can’t avoid.

  1. How do you work with your clients to make sure their needs are met?

With a focus on strong communication and building long-term relationships, we provide the highest levels of business law expertise backed by many years of experience. We will work with you to understand your specific requirements and provide legal solutions that match your short term and long term objectives.

It is important to understand what it is that the client would like to achieve and build a relationship with them to help action this.

  1. As a solicitor, what value do you feel you can bring to a business?

We are legally qualified and act in specific practice areas meaning we can provide the advice businesses need quickly saving them time and allowing them to develop their business without worry

  1. What are the key things that make a positive solicitor/client relationship?

Communication is a real key point to having a positive solicitor/client relationship. To act quickly when instructions are received, understand your client’s needs, listening effectively and provide the best legal advice possible.

If you have an enquiry about your business and would like to speak to our commercial team, please call us on 0800 158 4147 to book an initial consultation.

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