Business - London Legal Services - Boodle Hatfield

Your lawyers since 1722


Advising businesses and their owners is at the very heart of what we do at Boodle Hatfield. Our aim is to help our clients achieve their commercial goals, maximise opportunities and manage risk.

We provide support and advice on all aspects of business, including:

  • Seed funding and venture capital
  • Debt finance
  • M&A
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Joint ventures
  • Employment, supporting senior executives and employee incentives
  • Immigration compliance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Funds
  • Tax
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Governance and succession planning
  • Regulatory compliance, including data protection

We are proud to have worked with some of our clients for decades, building relationships of trust and confidence. We also work with clients who are young and innovative with dynamic businesses in growth sectors, such as fintech and fashion. Regardless of how established they are, or the sectors in which they operate, we aim to support our clients with innovative solutions, a swift and commercial approach and impeccable service.

Who can we help?

Entrepreneurs We believe that planning for entrepreneurial businesses and investors is key. We will support you through every stage, looking to maximise the value, manage the risks and ensure you achieve the best possible result. Read more Family-Owned Businesses Family businesses are key to the local and global economy, driving the growth of private capital across the world. Boodle Hatfield has been a long-term strategic advisor to family enterprises for generations, guiding families and their businesses to help achieve their commercial objectives. Read more Venture Capital Investors & Investment Funds Working in a variety of sectors from fintech and medtech through to debt funds and real estate, we work with ultra-high net worth (UHNW) and family office investors. Our lawyers can advise you on a range of investment and funding opportunities. Read more Galleries, Auction Houses & Museums Art businesses today are facing many challenges. Our specialist Art Law & More team are well versed in guiding them on business and art-related issues, helping to navigate problems and take advantage of opportunities. Read more Real Estate Businesses Real Estate businesses need expert advice. Our specialist teams have the experience to advise you whether you are a commercial or residential property developer, a property investment company, landed estate or agricultural company. Read more Business Owners & Shareholders An owner managed business is often the most valuable asset in a divorce. Our family lawyers are expert at providing practical advice to business owners on the divorce process and fair division of the business assets. Read more Senior Executives We advise successful senior management executives on their personal needs and in a commercial capacity, as both areas of live need to work in harmony to ensure the interests of the individual and family are protected. Read more View more