Commercial Law Solicitors

Expert company and commercial law advice, flexible support

Running a business brings with it a whole host of challenges and opportunities. Some will be familiar territory – others will require expert knowledge and fresh strategic input. This is why sound legal advice from our experienced commercial solicitors can make all the difference to your business journey.

Our commercial expertise

As corporate and commercial solicitors, we’ve grown our own company from the ground up and pride ourselves on our links to the local business community. As a result, we know the challenges facing Bristol’s small and medium-sized enterprises and we tailor our services accordingly.

You may just be getting started and looking for some initial legal advice on the structure for your business and its premises. You could be an established business owner with plans for expansion, seeking a solicitor’s input on a property purchase, business deal or acquisition. Or you might be planning on winding down towards retirement in the next few years and in need of help with an exit strategy or succession plan.

Coronavirus: business FAQs

Barcan+Kirby’s corporate and commercial team have provided answers to some frequently asked questions that businesses are seeking guidance on during this challenging time. Read them here.

Whichever stage of your business life you’re at, our commercial solicitors are here and ready to help.

Our corporate and commercial lawyers boast a strong mix of skills and experience in advising local, national and international companies. We also have familiarity with a broad range of industries.

Our commercial solicitors can advise you on a wide range of matters, including:

Our corporate and commercial law expertise

Our corporate and commercial lawyers have been supporting a wide range of businesses with their legal needs for years. We have a strong track record of success for our clients, helping them to protect their commercial interests and add value to their businesses.

While we are based in Bristol, we work with businesses and individual entrepreneurs all over the South West. We offer a modern, accessible service, meaning whenever you need our legal expertise, we can be available in a way that is convenient for you.

Our team aim to be friendly and approachable, with a focus on building strong, lasting relationships with our clients.

Our expert solicitors understand that providing legal advice to businesses isn’t just about knowing the law. We know it’s also about finding legal options that match your commercial objectives. Getting the right legal advice is essential for the smooth running of your business.

Our commercial lawyers can help you comply with all of the relevant legislation. This helps you to stay within the law whilst making the most of every business opportunity.

Our clients range from sole traders and small family businesses, though to residential developers and commercial investors. We tailor our service to your needs, so whatever your industry or requirements, we can provide an effective commercial legal service for your business.

Contact our commercial solicitors in Bristol

We pride ourselves on being responsive, providing practical and clear advice to clients. We tailor our fees to suit your budget, so that big or small, your business can get the legal support it needs.

To arrange a consultation with a commercial lawyer in Bristol, call us on 0117 325 2929 or complete our online enquiry form.


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  • "We were recommended Barcan+Kirby by our sales broker to act for us in the sale of our Children's Day Nursery. From start to finish of what turned out to be a longer than expected transaction due to issues outside of all of our control, the whole team reassured us that everything was in the safest possible hands and it really was.

    The professionalism, understanding of our industry and genuine passion to make sure we were supported and kept informed throughout the process was evident throughout the whole time it took and even during the hard times of the sale we were kept going by the fantastic team looking after us."
    Marc OwensCorporate + Commercial Client
  • "A thoroughly professional and personable team.

    From the moment we first spoke right to the final close I had complete confidence in Rob Davenport and throughout the process I had no doubt that Rob’s actions were entirely dedicated to our best interest."
    Rob WallisCorporate + Commercial Client
  • "We have worked with Georgina Bryant and her team at Barcan+Kirby on a number of sales and purchases of childcare businesses ranging from small value deals of less than £100k to larger multi-site transactions of £5m+.

    George is one of the legal advisers on our referral panel, and we often receive feedback direct from clients on how pleased they are with the excellent service the team provide. In particular, sellers find themselves reassured and in safe hands, welcoming George’s down-to-earth and pragmatic approach."
    Jenna Caldwell, Director of Childcare & EducationRedwoods Dowling Kerr
  • "When I felt like giving up and it became very emotional for me, Georgina was extremely supportive and helped me through when my spirits were low. She picked me up and helped me to take the sale through to fruition.

    I would like to thank Georgina for all her excellent advice, support and hard work, strength of mind and tenacity. Her negotiating skills are second to none. These are qualities that no one could put a price on.”
    LynnCorporate + Commercial Client
  • "Thank you for all your help, hard work and support you gave me throughout the transaction, I really appreciate everything you have done for me."
    AnonCorporate + Commercial Client