Buying and selling a business

The need for specialist advice:

Buying or selling a business can be an extremely complex process and it is vital to access specialist legal advice.

We have a wealth of experience and knowledge in this complicated area of law and work tirelessly to ensure you do not fall foul of complex legal issues.

Sales and Purchases of Businesses

Our commercial lawyers are extensively experienced in handling sales and purchases for a wide range of businesses.

From start-ups to established partnerships, limited companies and limited liability partnerships, our service delivers the commercial focus and technical expertise to meet your buying and selling needs.

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a shop or SME, or to complete a management buyout or trade transaction, you can be confident that Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall will handle the transaction professionally and efficiently.

Let our experience make yours that much easier:

Our seasoned and approachable solicitors will explain every step of the legal process in language you understand – keeping you fully up to date throughout the process. We advise you on:

  • Property transfers
  • Fixtures, fittings and equipment
  • Share sales/asset sales
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Business contracts

If you are buying a business, our dedicated business law solicitors will investigate all aspects of the business to ensure your interests are protected. We examine every detail closely so you can be certain you will not face any risks.

If you are selling a business, our commercial lawyers will prepare all legal paperwork and answer any queries promptly and comprehensively.

Need expert advice? Let us help:

To discuss any aspect of buying and selling a business please contact;

  • Suzanne Gallagher and Nicola Phelps at our Blackburn office on 01254 272640
  • Gary Jones at our Bury office on 0161 761 4611
  • David Buskey at our Haslingden office on 01706 213356