simon noble

Commercial Law

Having robust commercial agreements in place is imperative, especially in this competitive economic climate

Here at Simon Noble Solicitors, we believe that having robust commercial agreements in place is imperative, especially in this competitive economic climate.

We believe that good commercial agreements encourage performance and discourage disputes. If a dispute arises it’s important to feel confident that the agreement provides protection.

Our solicitors can provide you with legal advice on the day to day requirements of operating a business.

This include: reviewing, advising on, drafting and negotiating terms and conditions of trade, specific trading contracts, collaboration/joint ventures, supply/purchase deals, distribution/agency arrangements, franchising, manufacturing, outsourcing and other trading agreements both nationally and overseas.

All our clients require general commercial, business, and regulatory advice relating to many issues commonly encountered by businesses, including:

  • tandard terms
  • Privacy policies and data protection
  • Consumer protection
  • Competition law and marketing/advertising law and regulations (including ambush marketing and comparative marketing advice)
  • E-commerce and m-commerce
  • Confidentiality advice
  • Counterfeit goods advice (including customs detention strategy and online infringements)
  • Database rights and consumer credit

Competition law pervades all aspects of our clients’ businesses.

We assist and advise our clients in relation to a range of issues, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Trading and licensing agreements
  • Property agreements

We help our clients to identify the potential legal risks of their practices and agreements and advise them how best to minimise and avoid these risks within the relevant regulatory framework, be it EU or UK.


We provide specialist legal services to both regional and national retail clients
We work hard to develop and maintain trusted relationships that allow us to properly advise and add value through our experience of the sector.

Services we provide to the retail sector include:

  • Property acquisitions and disposals
  • Strategic planning and business reorganisation
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Property litigation
  • Business acquisitions and disposals
  • Employee and industrial relations
  • Employment litigation
  • Regulatory
  • Environmental
  • Trade Mark filing and prosecution services
  • Intellectual property
  • Commercial contracts/terms of business
  • Data protection
  • Competition
  • Consumer protection

Corporate Governance

Our specialist corporate expertise, combined with our ability to bring in experts on areas such as employment, pensions, tax and property law enables us to truly understand your business issues and provide rounded advice that is practical, commercial and cost effective.

Our corporate law team will help you with comprehensive support and advice for all legal requirements affecting the running of your business.

Our range of services includes:

  • Business planning and structuring
  • Constitutional issues
  • Corporate governance
  • Reorganisations, refinancing and demergers
  • Joint ventures
  • Partnership
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Shareholder disputes
  • European networks
  • Strategy and advice

Corporate Tax

Our Corporate Tax team advises companies and individuals on all aspects of corporate and property tax related matters.

We have extensive experience in the tax aspects of mergers, corporate acquisitions and disposals, including structuring transactions in the most tax efficient manner. We can provide you with stand-alone advice, or we can work with your own advisers to ensure that you receive comprehensive tax advice to cover both the legal and tax aspects of your transaction.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Tax planning for mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Capital gains tax planning
  • Employee remuneration planning
  • Employee share schemes and incentives
  • Property tax planning
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • Value Added Tax
  • Enterprise Investment Schemes
  • Venture Capital Trusts.

Our Private Client team can also help you with Inheritance Tax Planning

Debt Recovery

Bad debt affects all businesses. Failure to collect debts as and when they fall due will affect the cash flow of a business and, as a result, its ability to run smoothly and profitably.

As debt recovery specialists, we can help improve your cash flow and profitability by taking quick and efficient action on your behalf, in order to recover all your outstanding debts.

The debt recovery team works hand in hand with clients, assisting in managing debt problems and providing professional representation and expertise on a personal level. The service emphasises prevention, debt avoidance, education and cost effective action tailored to each client’s needs.

Prevention/Debt Avoidance

We will provide advice on your credit control process, on written contracts, terms and conditions, retention of title and security.


We will advise on the court process and enforcement procedures available, advising on the most effective course of recovery of your debt.

Automated Debt Recovery

We provide a cost effective, efficient computer-generated recoveries programme to pursue debtors through the Court.


We will advise on all methods of enforcement, including statutory demands, bankruptcy, winding up proceedings, enforcement officers, charging orders and attachment of earnings orders.


We are happy to consider fixed price, contingency, conditional and capped fees to assist you in the pursuit of your outstanding debts.

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