Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

Clarkslegal international

Establishing your business in the UK

We provide a full range of innovative, cost effective legal services for international companies who are establishing themselves in the UK.

Examples of our work:

  • Assisting a Nigerian-based consultancy company looking to restructure and potentially recruit at its new London operation.
  • Assisting a German high-tech engineering and design company with its new UK employment contracts, policies and procedures.
  • Helping high net worth individuals work and settle in the UK by handling their investor and entrepreneur visas.
  • Acting for a pension fund investor, with international property holdings, who bought an industrial estate let to various occupiers.

Other services include:

  • Setting up a UK business vehicle by way of partnership, limited liability partnership, incorporation of independent company or subsidiary, joint venture, investment, branch
  • Structuring of strategic cross-border acquisition of private companies (business or shares), takeover of public companies and joint ventures
  • Providing company secretary and registered office, including monitoring statutory registers and filings at Companies House
  • Initial commercial agreements, such as trading terms and conditions and protecting/registering your intellectual property rights in the UK
  • Advising on short-term flexible business accommodation options
  • Advising in the acquisition of freehold business premises
  • Reviewing and negotiating business leases and agreements for lease
  • Construction contracts and licences for alteration should you wish to carry out any fit-out works to leasehold premises
  • Advice on services contracts
  • Acquiring a Tier 1 (investors and entrepreneurs) visa for you and your dependants
  • Acquiring a Certificate of Sponsorship for your organisation to recruit migrant workers
  • Acquiring Tier 2 visas for your new migrant workers
  • Conducting right to work checks in respect of your workforce
  • Providing an HR professional to assist you to recruit your workforce
  • Providing an HR professional to train your workforce
  • Preparing service contracts for your executive management team
  • Preparing employment contracts and HR policies and procedures for your workforce