Business Law

Sterling Law represent businesses and individuals in commercial matters including disputes and drafting agreements relating to:

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Incorporation of Businesses
  • Agency or Franchising
  • Directors’ Duties and Disqualification
  • Service Agreements for Directors
  • Shareholder Agreements/Disputes
  • Partnerships
  • Company Law or Insolvency
  • Supply of Goods and Services
  • Fraud or Bribery

We also advise on international commercial disputes, often concerned with conflict of laws.

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Why Sterling Law

We value your time. After the consultation, we will let you know what the next steps are. We will request the documents we need, and only call you when necessary. We are proactive, will update you on your case as soon as we have any news so that you don’t need to call, meaning you can rest assured that no actions are needed from your side.

We haven’t forgotten about you, but we believe you’d rather spend time doing something that really matters than on the phone with a lawyer.

Services
Company Law or Insolvency Company Law or Insolvency

What are the dangers of insolvency?

  • Your company may still owe money to creditors. You still have to pay this back, even if your company is insolvent
  • You, as a director, can be sued if you continued to trade after the company went insolvent, and lose your personal assets
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Partnerships Contracts Partnerships Contracts

Starting a business with another person can be a great thing. A correct partnership can give your business another member who is smart, dedicated, and able to contribute great ideas to help you grow your firm. One of the most important things to do in your business, though, especially when working with another person, is to make sure to register your enterprise correctly, to find what is most beneficial for you, your partner, and your firm. Sterling Law has years of experience in all forms of corporate law, and we can specifically help you with registering a partnership, and working out if a partnership is right for you.

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Commercial Contracts Commercial Contracts

Signing a contract with another firm is often a significant step in the growth of your company, especially if it is your first big contract. In the excitement, however, it’s possible to forget that an airtight, well-designed commercial contract is one of the most important things to do. Sterling Law has years of experience in commercial contract law, and we’re happy to help at every stage of your business’s development.

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    Successful cases
    Daughter-in-law of an EEA national can stay in the UK 12.05.2021

    Our immigration team achieved great success in representing a client in her appeal against the Home Office’s decision to refuse issuance of the Residence Card as an extended family member of an EEA national.
    Our client, a Ukrainian national entered the UK as a Family Permit holder and was residing in the UK as an extended family member of an EEA national (her father-in-law was Portuguese). Our client lived with her husband and son, whose residence in the UK was also dependent on the same EEA national.

    Elderly mother permitted to stay in the UK with her british adult son and her grandchildren 21.04.2021

    Excellent news; adult dependent relative appeal allowed by the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)!

    Our client, an Indian national, came to the UK with her husband lawfully to visit their son and grandchildren, who are British nationals. Sadly, her husband passed away suddenly while they were in the UK. Our client had a history of dementia with Parkinson’s disease along with anxiety and depression, which made her return to India unachievable.

    Statutory demand 17.05.2021

    A statutory demand is a request for the payment of outstanding debt.

    If you have an undisputed amount due to you or to your business (e.g. an unpaid invoice) then you can file a form called statutory demand requesting a debtor to settle the debt.

    A statutory demand is a kind of a warning from you to a debtor that the failure to repay the debt might result in the start of a procedure in the courts to make the debtor bankrupt. This form is often used as a legal tool to apply pressure on the debtor to ensure that they repay their debt.

    Asylum appeal of a nepalese national and her spouse 22.06.2021

    Our immigration team has achieved a successful decision in the asylum appeal of a Nepalese national and her spouse. According to the Immigration & Asylum Upper Tribunal, they should both be allowed to remain in the UK under the protection of Refugee law.

    The appellant fell in love and married in the UK against the wishes of her family in Nepal, causing her to fear severe consequences upon return, including honour violence and persecution on the basis that she is a woman who married outside her caste and nationality.

    EEA family member: permanent residence application after refusal 23.03.2021

    Our client, a non-EEA national, initially obtained a residence card as the spouse of an EEA national. Our client subsequently divorced from his EEA national spouse and obtained a residence card under the Retained Rights route. The client then applied for permanent residence, which was refused and a subsequent appeal was dismissed by First-Tier Tribunal as the Judge wrongly thought the client needed to be a qualified person, not his EEA national spouse during the time their marriage lasted. Permission to appeal on this basis was granted.