Company and Commercial Law

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Company and Commercial Law

We advise all types of businesses, from sole traders and small family run businesses through to companies with large multi-million pound turnovers.


We advise all types of businesses, from sole traders and small family run businesses through to companies with large multi-million pound turnovers. The following is a snapshot of some of the matters that we regularly deal with:-

  • The sale, purchase and merger of businesses
  • The formation, running and management of a company
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • The duties and powers of directors
  • Commercial agreements and contracts
  • Terms and conditions of business
  • Debt and equity financing
  • Employment matters
  • Copyright, trademarks and design rights
  • Insolvency
  • Dispute resolution/litigation support

Our Approach

We like to work with businesses to help them to prosper. Not only do we provide legal advice of a pragmatic and commercially sensible nature but we like to support your business by referring to you other professionals in other fields when needed (e.g. accountants, financial advisors, website designers etc).


We can offer fixed fees for most work types, so you can budget accordingly. Alternatively we can work within a budget fixed by yourself. Our fees are extremely competitive with other legal firms both locally and nationally.

Here to Help

Gemma Mayer LLB

Gemma uses her experience from working with both ourselves and previously a major regional firm to guide our clients through all sorts of commercial matters, including sales, share transfers and mergers through to more day to day matters like compliance with the Companies Act.

Telephone 01775 722261 or Email:

James Turner BA

James has built a reputation for carefully guiding clients through commercial transactions, like the sale or purchase of a business.

Telephone 01775 722261 or Email:

Daven Naghen LLB

Dav is the firm's expert in tax and commercial issues, and can advise on a wide range of commercial transactions in a pragmatic way.

Telephone 01775 722261 or Email:

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Alzheimer's Society Cupcake Day

We are pleased to say that a total of £200 was raised at the Alzheimer's Society Cupcake Day held at our offices on Thursday 14th June. Thank you to everyone who attended and donated to this worthy cause!

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Gemma Mayer LLB

"I would highly recommend Maples Solicitors, especially Gemma Mayer, for any conveyancing work. The level of support and professionalism was excellent at all times. I also felt if I needed to ask or clarify anything that it was not an issue. Buying and selling a house is stressful enough, but Gemma helped me through it step by step."

Anita Toal LLB BA

"I think you are brilliant. You can use my comments above. You are efficient, friendly and quite clearly very good at what you do. Mainly you don’t leave people hanging around too long for." "So easy to talk to her and she understood what I wanted. She put me at ease and I cant thank her enough"

Daven Naghen LLB

"Daven provided an excellent service, from attending the first interview with me to the final court appearance. He filled me full of confidence that he would defend me to which he did and come out with an excellent outcome in view of my position that I had put myself in."

Faye Blair LLB

Faye was excellent, sensitive and acted very well to the time constraints we faced. Great service and dealt with compassion at such sad times made the process less painful very professional.

Jamie Dobbs ACILEx

Over the last forty years I have cause to deal with many law firms both in a personal and professional capacity, including some ‘top’ London Companies. In all of those dealings I have never found anyone as proactive and so willing to offer help and advice as Jamie Dobbs. During the last two years Jamie guided my parents through the completion of Lasting Powers of Attorney. Helped myself with the use of the LPA and recently dealing with Probate and Estate Administration following their death.

Mike Pepper MA

Mike Pepper gave us excellent advice. He was always most helpful and accommodating giving lucid explanations every step of the way. Thank you Mike.

Donna Sandison FCILEx

Very satisfactory service provided with the sale of our property. Very efficient service from Donna please with how things were dealt and went. Communication easy via phone or email