Business LawyersStokes Lawyers are business law specialists. We are the partners you can call on for assistance with all aspects of getting your business on a firm legal footing. We bring the experience to help you succeed in contract negotiations, buy-outs or any other business matter. Our early involvement can steer you around pitfalls, safeguard your assets and protect your cash flow. Commercial law advice Contract drafting and negotiation Business sale and purchases Estate and business succession planning Entity establishment and trusts Lease advice Shareholder agreements Insurance-funded or buy sell agreements Partnership or director disputes Business structures Trusts The kind of advice we offer resolves immediate issues, but also extends further, enabling you to strategise beyond. Everyone's situation is unique. Get in touch to find out what we can do for you. Let's Talk Business Succession PlanningWe work with clients to formulate and effect plans for both planned and unplanned business succession scenarios. Buying A BusinessStokes Lawyers can minimise this risks to business during the uncertain period of a change in ownership. Selling A BusinessStokes Lawyers manage this delicate and precise balancing act for you, ensuring that you realise your expectations. Structuring and Asset ProtectionWe deliver practical and effective structuring and asset protection solutions over a wide range of scenarios. Stakeholder AgreementsWe protect your company against disputes between stakeholders, as well as collateral damage from unexpected events. Debt RecoveryAchieving a higher rate of debt recovery will reduce stress to your business and release cashflow for its development.