Goods and services
When buying or selling goods and services, it’s important to understand your legal duties. A solicitor can advise on product liability and what you can say when advertising goods or services. A solicitor can also advise you when entering agreements such as:
- Agency agreements.
- Hire purchase agreements.
This may be particularly useful if the small print contains complex provisions. If necessary, a solicitor can also refer you to a specialist in a particular area.
Intellectual Property (IP) refers to ideas or designs that you create and legally own. Businesses need to protect their IP. A solicitor can give you advice about how to protect your rights in this complex but important area. It includes:
For example, if someone else is creating something for your business, it is vital for your contract to state that you own the IP of anything that they create. A solicitor can write this contract for you.