Buying & Selling Businesses

A good deal. Done well

Business sale solicitors

Buying or selling a business can feel like there’s a mountain to climb. We know that for many of our clients it can be a once-in-a-lifetime event.

That’s where we come in.

Our experienced and responsive lawyers help you sidestep the dangers, navigate the ups and downs, and reach your ultimate goal.

We work with you and your other advisors as an integral part of your team to help you secure the key outcomes you need.

At Steele Raymond, we get you on the right path to getting the deal done.

Helping you buy or sell a business

Our experienced corporate lawyers can provide advice on:

  • buying and selling businesses
  • management buy ins
  • management buy outs
  • venture capital and private equity transactions
  • corporate sales
  • share issues
  • purchases of insolvent businesses from administrators

For more information on the larger corporate deals which we can help you with, please visit our Corporate M&A page.


  • Expertise

    There’s no substitute for hard-earned experience.

    Our responsive and solutions-focused corporate lawyers can help you:

    • sell or buy your business, whether it be by way of a share sale or asset sale (i.e. a transfer of going concern)
    • deal with any complex contractual and company law issues
    • understand your financing options
    • deal with any property law matters
    • navigate the complexities of employment law such as TUPE
    • resolve any complex licensing issues, such as on the sale of petrol, alcohol or other restricted items
    • sell or buy a franchised business

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Tim Stone

Partner and Chairman
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What our clients say:

Dr Henry Fardell , MouthPeace

“The commercial legal advice provided by Steele Raymond has been of huge value throughout this sale. The Steele Raymond team were able to anticipate any challenges that we may have faced and dealt with them early on”

Paul Richards, Golden Acres Group

“I was very pleased to have Steele Raymond’s advice and assistance in relation to the sale of my company, which I have grown over many years. I would recommend anyone buying or selling a company to use Steele Raymond’s top tier commercial team”

Ken Roberts, Bournemouth & Poole College

“I couldn’t have been more pleased with the support I received from Steele Raymond throughout the process. We’ve worked with Steele Raymond many times over the years and would have no hesitation at all in recommending their commercial property expertise”


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