Wellstead Business Consultancy recognises the importance of legal arrangements in ensuring successful business development and growth. Therefore, we strive to provide our customers with tailored and high quality legal support within major areas of corporate environment.
Wellstead offers the following range of legal services:International Services
Banking and Finance
The service we provide guarantees excellent legal advice and client service, and a commercial approach to managing your legal costs.
Our network of international experts advise clients at both group and subsidiary level, with long standing relationships with such global corporations as:
The expert teams we are in partnership with represent a number of clients in relation to international trade, compliance, UK and EU competition, and inward and outward foreign direct investment.
Wellstead has access to an extensive international network of PLG Law Group - established in 1988 with 28 law firms across 40 cities around the globe. This ensures we are able to satisfy needs of any client and can offer a tailored approach to each customer.
Wellstead's aim is to be more than just a business consultancy, adding value wherever possible.
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Our network has strong relationships with major banks, lenders and finance providers across the United Kingdom. Some of the network's prestigious clients include:
By combining technical expertise, sector knowledge, commerciality and risk assessment, our network of expert banking solicitors are always able to meet clients’ objectives and can advise on the full range of corporate funding requirements including:
The Banking and Finance team advises major banks and financial institutions, specialist investors (including leading private equity houses) and corporate borrowers. Our clients benefit from a proactive service at all times on often challenging and complex lending and structured finance transactions.
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Advising on straightforward trading agreements through to highly complex major contracts and projects both in the UK and abroad, our network's commercial solicitors work with skill, passion and technical expertise.
The wide range of commercial expertise includes:
The appointed solicitors will invest in understanding your business, the industries and markets in which you work and your underlying commercial objectives, gaining a clear and thorough understanding of your business.
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We have an access to a dynamic and entrepreneurial team, who will listen to you and focus on your commercial objectives. You won't just simply get a list of options, you will be offered a solutions-based approach. The team will proactively advance your deal quickly and efficiently and get it over the line.
Wellstead can advise on the whole spectrum of business transactions including:
Our experts will help you with your growth strategy through strategic acquisitions, accessing new markets and securing funding.
Clients range from large quoted multi-national companies to owner-managed businesses across all industry sectors including transport, technology, communications, business services, media, energy and life sciences.
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From helping you understand website design issues and drawing up on-line trading terms and conditions to advising on website hosting and maintenance contracts and undertaking audits, members of the advisory network will give you proactive, commercial and cost effective advice at every stage of your business lifecycle.
We understand the potential pitfalls of trading on-line and keep up-to-date with technological innovations as well as the legal aspects of e-commerce regulation compliance, e-marketing and use of personal data and can help ensure your business maximises its potential in the e-commerce arena.
The Linked To Law network has expert e-commerce solicitors, who have experience of dealing with:
We understand the value and potential of your brand, commercial know-how and innovations and our assigned experts will help you develop your global IP strategy from registration and protection through to exploiting and enforcing your intellectual property rights.
The specialist team will draft and negotiate patent, trade marks, copyright and design right licences. The team will also advise you how to best commercialise your intellectual property assets into revenue streams through licensing, sponsorship, distribution agreements and royalties.
IP due diligence and audits are another area of expertise we can help you with. We can also help you to arrange execution of your intellectual property acquisition and disposal strategy.
The team's expertise spans many sectors including retail, bio-tech, textiles, manufacturing, software and fashion. The team can offer you commercial and practical advice with a flexible approach to fees and value for money service.
If you suspect your IP rights are being infringed, we can help resolve your dispute quickly, cost-effectively and with minimum risk and disruption.
We understand the pressures disputes have on a business and your commercial objectives are our main concern. Hence, our network's litigation experts will always strive to settle disputes using alternative methods and have an excellent track record in arbitration and mediation.
If it is not possible to settle your case, the team will vigorously defend your rights through the courts and will support you at every stage of the dispute to get a successful outcome for you.
These are the main areas Wellstead can assist you with. However, we evaluate each of our customer's case individually and tailor our approach to meet requirements and specific customer demands, striving to explore and find all possible solutions. Therefore, Wellstead also offers assistance to our clients in such legal areas as: