The South West is a powerhouse of ideas, businesses and know-how. From sole traders to large concerns, it punches well above its weight.
- Buying or selling a business
- Upsizing it
- Downsizing it
- Licensing your intellectual property
- Engineering products
- Marketing services
- Creating a start-up
- Funding it, building it
- Floating it on the stock exchange
- Entering into any type of contract
Whether your business is large or small, based in the South West or elsewhere in the UK, Battens' Business Services Team is with you every step of the way. We'll be delighted to hear from you.
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Valuing a minority interest in a company
There are various different ways in which the court, with the help of experts, can value the entire issued share capital in a company. The court may look at the company's net assets, it may look at th...
28.04.2021 / Read More
Trademarks and caterpillars
You may have seen the battle of the caterpillar cakes on social media, as M&S takes legal action against Aldi, arguing that the supermarket's “Cuthbert the Caterpillar” cake infringes...
22.04.2021 / Read More
Patrick Mears joins Battens to head Bath commercial offering
Leading South West law firm Battens Solicitors has today announced the appointment of Patrick Mears as Head of Commercial Property, Bath. Renowned for his considerable expertise in commercial law, ser...
11.01.2021 / Read More
Important changes to trade marks affecting the UK after 31st December 2020
The problem The end of 2020, barring any last-minute changes, marks the end of the Brexit transition period. It also leads to some important changes in the way EU trade marks (EUTMs) and UK trad...
01.07.2020 / Read More
House of Fraser and the impact of administration on Commercial Landlords
As readers of the business pages will be aware, the department store, House of Fraser, is undergoing something of a seismic restructure at the moment.
Falling sales and high overheads indicating that...
13.09.2018 / Read More