Business Services

BHP Law provide a wide spectrum of commercial advice, support and guidance through the whole range of business activity from company formation to the challenges confronting businesses and companies in their day to day activities.


We can assist with your business law requirements, including:

  • Establishing a business and incorporating companies and other forms of business entity
  • Buying and selling companies, business enterprises and assets
  • Partnerships and LLP’s
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Joint venture projects
  • Terms of business
  • Corporate governance and management, including company secretarial reporting and maintenance of company registers
  • Director advice
  • Off-market share buybacks
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins

Commercial Advice

  • Commercial contract drafting
  • Contractual disputes
  • Banking, borrowing and provision of security
  • Buying and selling goods and services
  • Agency, distribution and trade agreements
  • Franchising
  • Litigation and dispute resolution of commercial agreements
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Leasehold and property issues

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Employment Advice

  • Employment contracts
  • Service agreements
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Severance and compromise agreements
  • Employment litigation
  • TUPE advice
  • Employee incentive (EMI) schemes

If you would like to have a chat about your options or how we may be able to help you please contact a member of the team, complete our call back form or contact us directly at your local office.

Your Corporate & Commercial Team

Gary Copeland

Consultant Solicitor

Gary has some 35 years advising on many high value share sales/acquisitions transactions for various businesses across the North East and internationally…

Karolyn Scott

Corporate Executive

Karolyn has worked at BHP Law for over 18 years. Within the business and commercial law team she has assisted on advising high value share sales/acquisitions…

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