Corporate and Commercial Solicitors in Reading

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Corporate and Commercial Solicitors in Reading

At IBB Law, our corporate and commercial law solicitors in Reading have substantial experience in assisting a diverse range of businesses with their legal requirements. Whether you are seeking acquisition and merger advice, support with a commercial contract, or are even looking to set up a business from scratch, we will be by your side.

We understand that the world of business is ever-changing and that the challenges you may be facing will require carefully tailored solutions.

Our expert team of commercial and corporate law solicitors provide an accessible service to a wide range of matters. We focus on providing up-to-date advice and best practice solutions, allowing you to make informed decisions about the direction you would like to take your business.

Our corporate and commercial lawyers in Reading can help with various matters, including:

Contact our corporate and commercial law solicitors in Reading

To discuss your legal needs with our commercial and corporate solicitors, please get in touch. You can call us on  03456 381381, email or simply fill in the contact form on the right hand side of our contact page.

How our corporate and commercial law solicitors in Reading can help

Acquisitions, mergers and disposals

No matter the size of the company, it is crucial that any type of business sale or acquisition is carefully structured and that all of the necessary issues are properly addressed.

Our corporate and commercial law solicitors can support your business with acquisitions, mergers and disposals, including:

  • Initial structuring of the deal.
  • Conducting the due diligence and disclosure process.
  • Drafting and negotiating the terms of the transactional document.
  • Dealing with post completion matters.

Corporate financing

It is a simple fact that all businesses require adequate funding to be able to effectively function, as well as to continue to grow and develop over time.

Our commercial law solicitors in Reading can work with you to help you establish what funding options are available to you, guiding you through the potential pros and cons of each option.

Our corporate financing expertise includes:

  • Corporate lending and refinancing
  • Acquisition finance facilities
  • Asset-based lending facilities
  • Debt capital markets
  • Subordinated debt and inter-creditor arrangements.

Commercial contracts

Commercial contracts are the lifeblood of many businesses operations, which means the importance of getting them right is fundamental to any potential profitability.

Our corporate lawyers in Reading can advise on all aspects of commercial contracts, taking the time to understand your requirements and tailoring our advice to ensure your interests are protected at all times.

We can advise on:

  • Agency and distribution agreements (exclusive and non-exclusive)
  • Bailment and leasing
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Franchising agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements and other collaboration agreements
  • Outsourcing and developmental agreements
  • Manufacturing and supply agreements
  • Preliminary Agreements – Heads of Terms for commercial transactions and letters of engagement
  • Terms and conditions of supply and purchase
  • Tender processes and advice on public procurement nationally and internationally
  • Website terms and conditions relating to supply and use of the website


Franchising can be a very effective method for establishing a foundation upon which you can grow your business, either nationally or internationally, as well as offering a model to expand general brand awareness.

Our specialist solicitors have substantial expertise with franchising matters and can advise on all forms of business structure and expansion. Our expertise includes:

  • Franchise agreements
  • Corporate set-up of framework
  • Obtaining finance
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Brand and intellectual property protection
  • Acquisition of properties or leases
  • Drafting confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • Employment advice
  • Pension advice
  • Dispute resolution

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Many businesses find themselves dealing with financial difficulties at some stage, and where this occurs, it is vitally important to take action at an early stage to avoid issues from escalating.

Our corporate solicitors in Reading are well-equipped to deal with various types of business rescue plans, and corporate restructures, as well as insolvencies for businesses which cannot be saved.

Corporate advisory law

Failing to comply with the numerous constitutional duties and legal obligations that companies and directors are required to fulfil could result in potential fines and liabilities.

We can support both public and private companies avoid these issues by advising them on their obligations and duties. This includes advising overseas clients who are looking to start a business in the UK.

Business structures and joint ventures

Businesses can be formed by a group of individuals and/or companies to serve a variety of purposes. It is essential that these ventures are properly documented and structured to reduce the potential for any future disputes between the relevant parties.

Our commercial and corporate solicitors in Reading can assist with the formation of any type of business, rafting bespoke documents for constitute this, including:

  • Articles of Association
  • Shareholders’ Agreements
  • Loan Agreements
  • Joint Venture or Collaboration Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements

Setting up a business

Setting up a business from scratch is an exciting venture, but it can be fraught with potential difficulties if the appropriate structure isn’t adopted.

Excluding sole traders, our corporate and commercial law solicitors in Reading can advise on all components of business structures, advising on the legal issues involved in funding and setting a new business structure.

Share option schemes

A share option scheme provides an employee with the right to acquire shares at the end of an agreed option period for a price at the date the option is granted. These incentive plans can be used to help recruit, retain and motivate employees.

We can work closely with you to ascertain your requirements and advise on whether a share option agreement would be suitable for your company and your future plans.

Why choose our corporate and commercial solicitors in Reading?

When you work with our corporate and commercial law solicitors in Reading, you can rest assured that you will receive industry-leading advice and support to support your existing or future operations.

At IBB Law, we are recognised by leading client guides, Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 for our corporate and commercial law expertise, demonstrating the outstanding reputation we have developed in this area.

Contact our commercial and corporate solicitors in Reading today

To discuss your legal needs with our commercial and corporate solicitors, please get in touch. You can call us on  03456 381381, email or simply fill in the contact form on the right hand side of our contact page.