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Sale / Purchase of a Business

If you are looking to sell or purchase a company (or its assets), Themis Solicitors is here to advise, draft and guide you through the process from start to finish.

From the outset of discussions, it is vital that those selling or buying a business (or its assets) seek legal advice. Be as honest as possible throughout the process, hire professionals and protect the integrity of your business.

Share or Asset Purchase?

A share purchase is when the buyer inherits the company, warts and all. Every liability on that balance sheet will become the buyers. Whereas an asset sale, the buyer can select the assets that they inherit – staff, equipment, property, database etc.

Due Diligence Process

Due diligence uncovers some of the hidden aspects of the business, and poor consideration could cost you dearly. This is the stage in the selling process where the vendor will have to disclose information and documentation about their business under close scrutiny.

Full Disclosure

The potential buyer should seek a comprehensive list of documents and information from the seller. The request for such information is normally sought by the solicitor representing the buyer. The requests are set out in a Due Diligence Questionnaire.

Our Expertise

Themis Solicitors provides astute legal advice and the drafting of legal agreements, policies and documents to address your immediate and on-going business needs.

We can assist, negotiate and draft agreement terms with the co-founders, investors, employees, suppliers and customers.

We can assist whether you are a new start-up or an established business.  We work for you to design ‘best practice’ doctrines, ensuring and securing a smooth running and efficient workplace.

Themis Solicitors provide sensible commercial legal advice and draft the agreements you need in place to reduce areas of dispute or at least provide a mechanism for the parties to resolve a dispute. We can help you grow and evolve safely in the knowledge that you, your business and your brand are protected and stand on a strong legal ground to move forward.

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