EXPERTISE

From startups to established in-house teams, we provide common sense legal support

Commercial Contracts

We take a balanced, open-minded approach to risks and give you positive, carefully-considered suggestions to drive your business forward.

We help with a wide range of contracts, including:

> Advertising, marketing and sponsorship
> Outsourcing
> E-commerce
> Collaboration, joint ventures and partnerships
> Agency and distribution
> Terms of business

Data Protection

Data is at the heart of every business and we can help you implement best practice, reduce and manage risk, and comply with the law.

We can help with:

> Data protection audits
> GDPR compliance 
> Cross-border data transfers
> Data security, breaches and notification
> Data privacy notices

Dispute Resolution

Disputes are an inevitable but unwanted part of any business. Whether we’re protecting your interests or defending them, we’ll act creatively and decisively to achieve your commercial objectives in a cost-effective manner.

We help clients resolve a range of disputes including:

> Contract disputes
> Corporate / shareholder disputes

> Professional negligence
> Technology, IP and data disputes

Technology

We help you manage risks and protect your investments in technology, whether you are providing or procuring it.

We work with clients in the following areas:

> Software development agreements 
> Software licences
> IT outsourcing
> Managed services
> Service level agreements
> SaaS, IaaS and PaaS
> Cloud solutions

Corporate

Our expert lawyers advise clients on a range of corporate deals. 

Our services include:

> Shareholder agreements
> Mergers & acquisitions 
> Governance
> Restructuring

Sport

We’re one of a small number of law firms to specialise in sports law and sports regulatory work, including representation before arbitrators as well as courts and tribunals.

Our experience includes advising on:

> Anti-doping cases (both equine and human)
> Contract disputes
> Governance and integrity disputes
> Merchandising and sponsorship disputes

Intellectual Property

It’s vital to protect the intellectual property within your business and ensure it is fully exploited from the outset through licensing or other commercial deals.

We help our clients with:

> Trademark registrations
> Franchising arrangements
> Licensing agreements 

Funding & Investment

Our team work with startup and scaleup clients across a range of funding and investment matters.

We help our clients with:

> Seed and VC investment
> Convertible loan notes
> Advance subscriptions
> Venture debt

Employment & Incentives

Your employees are one of your most valuable assets. Our legal team can help ensure you have the agreements and contracts in place that you need. 

Our services include:

> Employee share schemes
> Redundancies and restructures
> Employment contracts and director service agreements
> Employee relocation
> TUPE

Restructuring & Insolvency

We advise directors, lenders and insolvency practitioners from the first signs of distress through to formal corporate or individual insolvency proceedings.

Our experience includes advising on:

> Wrongful and fraudulent trading
> Director disqualification
> Retention of title claims
> Winding up petitions

Debt Recovery

We work in partnership with our clients to provide a proactive and effective debt recovery solution.

We help clients with:

> Debt collection
> Serving letters before action
> Issuing legal proceedings
> Obtaining and enforcing judgments
> Enforcement of debts, including bankruptcy and winding-up procedures

 

Commercial Contracts

We take a balanced, open-minded approach to risks and give you positive, carefully-considered suggestions to drive your business forward.

We help with a wide range of contracts, including:

> Advertising, marketing and sponsorship
> Outsourcing
> E-commerce
> Collaboration, joint ventures and partnerships
> Agency and distribution
> Terms of business

Data Protection

Data is at the heart of every business and we can help you implement best practice, reduce and manage risk, and comply with the law.

We can help with:

> Data protection audits
> GDPR compliance 
> Cross-border data transfers
> Data security, breaches and notification
> Data privacy notices

Technology

We help you manage risks and protect your investments in technology, whether you are providing or procuring it.

We work with clients in the following areas:

> Software development agreements 
> Software licences
> IT outsourcing
> Managed services
> Service level agreements
> SaaS, IaaS and PaaS
> Cloud solutions

Dispute Resolution

Disputes are an inevitable but unwanted part of any business. Whether we’re protecting your interests or defending them, we’ll act creatively and decisively to achieve your commercial objectives in a cost-effective manner.

We help clients resolve a range of disputes including:

> Contract disputes
> Corporate / shareholder disputes

> Professional negligence
> Technology, IP and data disputes

Corporate

Our expert lawyers advise clients on a range of corporate deals. 

Our corporate services include:

> Shareholder agreements
> Mergers & acquisitions 
> Governance
> Restructuring

Intellectual Property

It’s vital to protect the intellectual property within your business and ensure it is fully exploited from the outset through licensing or other commercial deals.

We help our clients with:

> Trademark registrations
> Franchising arrangements
> Licensing agreements 

Funding & Investment

Our team work with startup and scaleup clients across a range of funding and investment matters.

We help our clients with:

> Seed and VC investment
> Convertible loan notes
> Advance subscriptions
> Venture debt

Employment & Incentives

Your employees are one of your most valuable assets. Our legal team can help ensure you have the agreements and contracts in place that you need. 

Our services include:

> Employee share schemes
> Redundancies and restructures
> Employment contracts and director service agreements
> Employee relocation
> TUPE

Sport

We’re one of a small number of law firms to specialise in sports law and sports regulatory work, including representation before arbitrators as well as courts and tribunals.

Our experience includes advising on:

> Anti-doping cases (both equine and human)
> Contract disputes
> Governance and integrity disputes
> Merchandising and sponsorship disputes

Restructuring & Insolvency

We advise directors, lenders and insolvency practitioners from the first signs of distress through to formal corporate or individual insolvency proceedings.

Our experience includes advising on:

> Wrongful and fraudulent trading
> Director disqualification
> Retention of title claims
> Winding up petitions

Debt Recovery

We work in partnership with our clients to provide a proactive and effective debt recovery solution.

We help clients with:

> Debt collection
> Serving letters before action
> Issuing legal proceedings
> Obtaining and enforcing judgments
> Enforcement of debts, including bankruptcy and winding-up procedures

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We’d love to talk about how we can help your business.

Contact Us 

T: 0117 244 0056
E: hello@stephenson.law

Address:
Ground Floor, 4 Colston Yard
Bristol, BS1 5BD

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Contact Us 

T: 0117 244 0056
E: hello@stephenson.law

Address:
Ground Floor, 4 Colston Yard
Bristol, BS1 5BD

Find us on LinkedIn

Subscribe to our newsletter

 

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