Stevens & Bolton Legal 1-2-1 Clinic - Members Only

Wednesday 4th of December 2019 - 11:00

Stevens & Bolton LLP: A full service Top 100 UK law firm with technology expertise.

We have 42 partners and 150 lawyers in a single office in Guildford. Our location enables us to combine legal excellence with cost-effectiveness, and deliver a high-quality and better value service to entrepreneurs and start-ups. Technology is one of our key sectors; the extent of our practice, the quality of the work we undertake and our number of specialist practitioners mark us out from the other firms outside London.

We are proud to be corporate members and sponsors of The S100 Club, and we offer bimonthly free of charge One:2:One legal clinics to all members of the SETsquared Partnership and other Surrey Technology Centre Tenants. Of course if you have an urgent legal enquiry between clinics we would be more than happy to offer this advice service over the phone.

We can advise entrepreneurs and start-ups on the full range of legal issues including:

  • The roles of directors and shareholders
  • The pros, cons and pitfalls of giving shares to employees
  • Fundraising
  • Tax credits for research and development activities
  • Entitlement to a special rate of corporation tax when generating income from patents owned
  • Intellectual property
  • Protecting confidential information
  • Protecting ideas and contacts when members of staff leave
  • Contracts of employment and employee issues
  • Right to work checks
  • Hiring EEA or non-EEA nationals
  • Data Protection and GDPR
  • Software development
  • Ensuring websites are legally compliant
  • Online payments/currency
  • Third party rights and licensing
  • Copyright agreements with consultants and third party developers
  • Ensuring customers pay on time and suppliers deliver on time
  • Protecting revenues and cashflow
  • Insolvency matters and contractual and other disputes
  • Issues around Brexit

 

Please email Charlotte Watson (c.watson@surrey.ac.uk) to book a free 45 minute timeslot with a specialist lawyer.

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