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Legal Advice for Private Companies

If you are looking for an experienced and straight-talking legal advisor for your private limited company, the corporate team at Lupton Fawcett is here to help you

Whether you are just starting up, have a well-established business or are planning your exit, making the right decisions for your organisation is always your top priority, so it is great to know you can draw on our wealth of expertise whenever you need to.

Based in offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York, our solicitors are ready to help you and your private business with any needs you may have. To get in touch, call 0333 323 5292 or complete our online contact form and we will get back to you.

Our Services

Our team of experienced corporate lawyers can advise you on many topics related to private limited companies, including:

  • The incorporation of a new company

  • The preparation and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements

  • Bespoke sets of articles of association for a new venture

  • Facilitate an equity investment into your existing business

  • A demerger or any other kind of solvent reorganisation

  • The raising of finance and negotiations with a bank or other lender

  • Advising on corporate governance considerations for directors of private limited companies

  • The provision of company and secretarial services

  • Preparing for your exit and managing the sales process

We can provide the support you need to drive your interests forward.

The Team

In order to provide you with the best possible service in relation to your private limited company, we work hard to understand your business and your objectives, and because you cannot always predict when issues will arise, we are committed to being available whenever you and your business need us.

Talk To Us

With offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York, we can offer our services across Yorkshire and the UK either on a face-to-face basis, or remotely, including the use of video conferencing facilities. If you seek a solicitor for private company legal advice, call us on 0333 323 5292, send us an email or fill in an online form below.

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With Lupton Fawcett on your side, you're taking control. Contact us today.

Enquiry Form

Please complete this form to make an enquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Remember you can still call us on 0333 323 5292 or email us at



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