Business Services

Our commercial law team is comprised of dynamic specialists advising on a complex range of corporate and commercial legal issues and operates from both the firm's Northampton and Milton Keynes offices. Our commercial solicitors pride themselves on their pragmatic responsive approach and understanding of the issues and concerns that affect our clients.

  • Christopher Buck
      • 01908 660966
      • View profile
  • Sarah Canning
      • 01604 828282
      • View profile
  • Simon Long
      • 01908 660966
      • View profile
  • Andrea Smith
      • 01604 828282
      • View profile
  • Ben Stanton
      • 01908 660966
      • View profile
  • Holly Threlfall
      • 01604 828282
      • View profile

The team strives to build relationships and get the best possible results for all of our clients, whether they be a new or well-established business. We appreciate each individual client’s needs and tailor our legal advice and services to ensure the best possible outcome for each case, all the while engaging with clients in a professional, friendly and approachable manner.

Our commercial solicitors are passionate about exceeding expectations and about delivering an unrivalled service to a diverse portfolio of clients locally, nationally and in Europe. We are dedicated to providing first-class legal solutions and clear advice on all aspects of corporate and commercial work and to working closely with other professionals including our clients’ bankers, accountants, surveyors and corporate financiers. We endeavour to build professional relationships with our clients and other professionals.

From the day-to-day legal issues that arise to significant business decisions, our clients benefit from having an expert on board to offer strategic advice for their business. No matter what size or how old your company is, our solicitors can assist you through a range of matters with ease. The business services we provide include, but are not limited to:

Company Formation

If you have plans to start up your own company, your first step should be to seek specialist legal advice regarding company formation. Franklins Solicitors have a proven track record for ensuring new businesses are well organised and incorporated before they get off the ground. From company regulatory issues to shareholder agreements and director duties, our experience allows us to advise you across a range of fundamental issues your business will need to tackle.

Employment Law

In the face of ever-changing employment legislation, you need to be up to date on practices, procedures and policies at all times. However, as a business owner, it’s likely that you’ll already have a lot on your plate. That’s where we come in. At Franklins, our commercial solicitors have been helping companies minimise risk by advising employers on critical HR issues such as employment documentation, sickness and holiday and disciplinary measures. With a team of specialists on board to provide strategic advice and guidance, you’ll be able to concentrate on the running of your business, safe in the knowledge that your staff are satisfied and you are complying with employment law.

Commercial Property

Franklins specialist commercial property solicitors are able to offer a full comprehensive service in regards to your transaction. From actively seeking opportunities to acquiring them, overseeing construction work to undertaking financial planning, our team have vast experience in the commercial conveyancing process. With vital knowledge on both the local and national markets and expertise in the buying, selling and leasing of all types of commercial property, you can rely on Franklins to oversee your transaction with confidence and care.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Disposals

If you are planning to acquire, merge or dispose of a company, careful planning and preparation is crucial. Franklins specialist team of commercial solicitors understand that each company is unique and therefore, so is each transaction. In order to guide you through with ease, we’ll always take the time to understand both your commercial and practical needs and goals in order to provide extensive advice on your transaction.  From sale and purchase agreements to investment and funding structures, our solicitors have worked with a wide range of companies through their business transactions. Through tactical negotiation, we’ll help you secure the best possible outcome; ensure your interests are protected and that you’re getting the best out of the deal.

If you're looking to build your business, or have been approached to sell your company, then give us a call on 01604 828282 or 01908 660966. Alternatively you can fill out our online contact form. Our dedicated Business Services team are always on hand to find you the best deal!

Next step