Roberts Lawyers’ Commercial Lawyers focus on providing assistance for small to medium businesses and sole traders.
What sets Roberts Lawyers apart is a commitment to first class assistance and personal service.
Principal Solicitor Stephen Roberts recognises that business owners require straightforward legal advice in plain English. Stephen has advised a variety of sizes and types of businesses since qualifying in 1991. His focus is to address any legal issues with minimal fuss thus enabling clients to concentrate on running their business.
Our areas of expertise include;
Drafting Commercial Contracts
Small businesses deal with a variety of other parties including suppliers, customers, partners and employees. Written agreements are used to detail how arrangements with these parties operate and promote certainty. Examples of written agreements that we have recently prepared for our clients include;
- Employment Contracts
- Customer Agreements
- Partnership Agreements
- Confidentiality Agreements / Copyright Agreements
Leasing – Retail and Commercial
We act for both tenants and landlords and assist in the following areas;
- Advising tenants regarding new leases and lease reviews
- Negotiating improved terms for tenants
- Drafting leases on behalf of landlords
Disputes with other parties are sometimes unavoidable in business. We offer early intervention and are often able to assist our clients in negotiating favourable results. Although we find that we are able to settle the majority of our clients’ disputes, if a matter proceeds to court we provide experienced litigation advice and representation. Our principal areas of practice include;
- Debt recovery
- Contract Disputes
- Employment Disputes
- Insolvency and Bankruptcy advice