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You can trust our business services team to manage the negotiation of your trading or transactional contracts and associated documents.

We are skilled in dealing with business-business and business-consumer cases and have the experience to spot potential problems early on, manage risk, prepare and negotiate commercial contracts effectively giving you peace of mind.

Our team will cut out legal shortcomings in standard or bespoke contract terminology and provide you with timely advice on issues such as limitation of liability, trading restrictions and insurance.

Let us support you in the following areas:

  • Acquisition/disposal agreements
  • Agency agreements
  • Computer software and hardware agreements
  • Duty of care deeds
  • Franchising
  • Guarantees
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Intellectual property
  • Licensing agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Professional appointments (including large procurement
  • Sale of goods/services
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Share purchase / sale agreements
  • Terms and conditions of trading

Underwood & Co are also happy to work on general corporate arrangements and administration, including companies, LLPs, industrial and provident societies and other entities including:

  • Acting as the Company Secretary
  • Drafting minutes of directors’ meetings
  • Maintaining companies’ statutory registers
  • Undertaking company secretarial work

Whether the case is routine or complex we will give it the attention you require.

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To do this job well, it’s about being on the inside. Our clients have to have the confidence to see us as their own legal team. No-one is happy being just another client of the firm.