Legal guide to startups: setting up a business

Guy Wilmot, Partner in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, corporate and commercial team.
Guy Wilmot
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Welcome to the first episode of the legal guide for startups video series

Russell-Cooke's corporate and commercial law team 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.

Episode sections

1:09 - Setting as a sole trader

1:21 - Sole trader 

1:50 - A partnership 

2:28 - Private Limited Company 

5:15 - Articles of association 

5:45 - Shareholder resolution 

6:32 - Shareholders' agreements 

How our corporate and commercial law solicitors can help you

Our corporate and commercial team advise a range of clients from startups through to SMEs and more established businesses across a variety of sectors including software/technology, e-commerce, retail, travel and hospitality, security businesses, real estate, financial services, recruitment, and social media.

Get in touch

If you would like to speak with a member of the team you can contact our corporate and commercial solicitors by email, by telephone on +44 (0)20 3826 7511 or complete our enquiry form below.

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