In the first episode of our 'Legal guide to startups' video series, associate Leah Hayden explains the process of setting up a business in the UK.

Using a fictional client, she runs through the process step by step and answers frequently asked questions.

Leah is an associate solicitor in the corporate and commercial team.

Since joining the team in March 2020, Leah has advised clients regarding a variety of corporate matters including setting up new businesses, corporate governance and consents, and constitutional documents. Leah also has experience in commercial work and can advise in relation to trade marks, data protection, lending and business finance and commercial contracts.