Do you need to talk to a commercial solicitor?

Do you need a specialist commercial lawyer?

Has the time arrived to take business legal advice from a commercial lawyer? Protect your business success by taking expert advice from David Hughes, a commercial solicitor with years of experience giving practical advice, no matter what size your company is.

How David Hughes, specialist business solicitor, can help you?

David provides a full-service legal advice, ready and able to offer commercial legal support for you and your business when you need it most.

David Hughes is a highly experienced commercial lawyer, who is dedicated to identifying and delivering the outcome you want. He works with large corporations, small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups across St Albans and Hertfordshire to deliver an excellent client service and legal support, suited to the size of your business.

He will support you to achieve and exceed your commercial objectives, whether your goal is to set up a business, purchase a company, take on an employee, resolve a business dispute or lease new premises. David will take the time to understand your organisation fully – its operations, culture and direction – so he can offer the best possible advice and strategy.

Who David works with?

  • All sizes across St Albans and Hertfordshire
  • Start-ups and venture-backed businesses
  • Small to medium-sized enterprises
  • Large corporations

What do Commercial Lawyers do?

The laws and regulations governing the operation of businesses in England are complex, extensive and ever-changing. Mostly, they are contained in the Companies Act 2006. Business solicitors offer legal advice on many issues that affect your business on a day-to-day basis, as well as when making critical decisions. Commercial solicitors provide timely and tailored commercial solutions that meet your company’s needs, ensure that your business is compliant and minimise legal risk. Non-compliance, even where unintentional, can mean a significant loss of time and money to put the error right, as well as disruption and potential reputational damage.

What are David’s areas of expertise:

Company Law

There is much to consider when forming a company, including the structure, registration process, rules that apply (such as licences and permits), and the reporting and management responsibilities.

At this stage of a company’s lifecycle, it can be difficult to know what the options are, what is best for you, and what you need to do. David offers expert legal advice for start-ups and will explain these often complex and confusing concepts clearly and simply. Whether you intend to form a limited company, LLP, partnership, or any other type of business structure, corporate law solicitors can guide you each step of the way to ensure your venture is compliant and has the most positive growth prospects.

Commercial Contract Law

At the centre of every company is a body of documents that govern how it is operated and the relationships between its members. It is vital that these agreements are drafted carefully to protect and promote the company’s interests.

Commercial contract lawyers provide an extensive drafting service, formulating and reviewing commercial contracts, including:

  • Partnership agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Distribution and agency agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Business terms and conditions
  • Service (employment) agreements
  • Commercial Property Law

Commercial and Business Disputes

Unfortunately, business disputes involving companies are common. Disagreements can arise from all the relationships your business has, including between landlords and tenants, employees and employers, customers and suppliers and shareholders and directors. It is vital for a company’s success that all disputes are dealt with quickly and effectively. Business dispute solicitors provide an expert and efficient service identifying and delivering outcomes for all types of company disputes.

David Hughes is a knowledgeable and skilled commercial law solicitors based in St Albans, who has extensive experience in business and commercial law. He provides his business clients with an exceptionally high standard of service to deliver their desired outcome. He believes that a commitment to continuous learning and client care that has given him a high rate of return clients and referrals.

Contact David Hughes today to find out how his commercial law advice can help your business.

“Very helpful & knowledgeable, easy to deal with, highly recommend.”

How much are commercial legal fees?

Legal fees can be a real concern for many companies, especially small businesses and start-ups. David delivers a high standard of service at a competitive fee rates.

He will have a clear and honest discussion with you about costs from the start, so you can be sure they are proportionate and achievable. In most cases, investing in quality commercial legal advice from the outset will protect your business against higher costs further down the line.