Private wealth family businesses


Owner managers have vision – whether this is to grow and pass your business to the next generations or to exit through a sale – our role is to help you plan for now and the future. 

Whatever the size of your business or stage, from start-up to fifth generation trading companies – our dedicated team of lawyers advise growing businesses of all shapes and sizes whether this is protecting the interest of their owners or commercial advice to the organisation, that is what the team does.

Our lawyers don't just look at your business in isolation – our commercial and private wealth specialists help with the right structures to protect your investment or to keep its transaction flowing.

This includes intellectual property, from trademark and copyright or passing-off disputes to licensing issues. We advise on the procurement and negotiation of agreements for IT solutions, agreements for the delivery, installation and maintenance of plant and machinery and a range of other asset service related and outsourcing agreements.

The corporate team are experts in business and share sales and work closely with our tax and private wealth lawyers. We will advise you on issues such as Entrepreneurs' Relief, Business Property Relief and other tax efficiency planning where possible.

We are known for looking after creators and owners of wealth. From generation to generation our firm has acted to protect family wealth, as business or other assets are passed down. We look at the security of holding assets, whether in the UK or abroad, at reputation, privacy, not risk, trusts for orderly organisation and transaction as well as ongoing interests – robust trusts, clean implementation of Wills, asset protection, difficult decisions and family and trusts dispute resolution.

In brief

  • Assisting with business growth and transformation;
  • Commercial and practical advice in relation to trading and operational matters
  • Protecting family wealth Business Property Relief and risk
  • Exit planning and corporate expertise
  • Asset protection