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BUSINESS BUY/SELL

THE HUMAN ELEMENT IN BUSINESS PURCHASES AND SALES

The commercial team at Salerno Law can provide you with a full range of results-driven commercial solutions when buy or selling a business. Whether you are a sole trader, small business or corporation of any size, our specialised lawyers can be of assistance.

 

If you are buying a business, we will assist you in the initial stages of setting up the right business structure for your circumstances by working alongside your accountant.

 

Whether buying or selling a business, we will provide you with advice tailored to your needs and facilitate the transaction from start to finish.
 

OUR BUSINESS PURCHASE AND SALE SERVICES

Our services in this area include:

  • acting for sellers and buyers of all types of businesses, whether the sale of a business, assets or shares

  • drafting and reviewing sale/purchase contracts

  • assisting in due diligence

  • reviewing, advising on and negotiating retail and commercial leases

  • reviewing and advising on loan and guarantee documents from lenders

  • drafting, reviewing, advising on and negotiating vendor finance documents such as loan agreements, general security agreements and mortgages

  • advising on and implementing structures, including:

    • setting up companies and trusts​

    • drafting shareholders agreements, buy-sell agreements and partnership agreements

  • drafting, reviewing and advising on documents related to the business such as employment agreements, trading terms and conditions, privacy policies and website terms and conditions

  • providing advice on transfer and stamp duties

  • assisting with the resolution of disputes