Corporate & Commercial

Our business law department is dedicated to providing affordable and practical business legal advice.

Many of our business lawyers have long standing relationships with their clients. They invest time in the relationship, provide counselling at short notice when time is of the essence and are the first point of contact when problems arise. If you are looking for a lawyer who you can rely on, who will be available when you need them, and who can guide you through any element of business law, instructing a Setfords Lawyer will be the best decision you ever made.

We can assist with:

Corporate start-ups and new business ventures

Corporate governance and regulation

Shareholder, Partnership and LLP Agreements

Buying and selling of businesses and their assets

Trading, commercial and contractual issues

Lawyers in focus

Bartholomew Gold

Bartholomew Gold – Senior Consultant Solicitor

Bartholomew advises on a broad range of corporate transactions including company and business acquisitions and disposals and joint venture arrangements, in addition to advising on a broad range of commercial matters, including international agency and distribution agreements, licensing agreements, sponsorship agreements and hotel management agreements.

Bartholomew’s clients include Corporates, Private Equity Funds and high net worth individuals, investing in a number of sector areas. He heads up the firm’s fashion retail practice and in addition to fashion retail, also advises a number of clients in the leisure, hotel, sport, technology and media sectors. Before establishing Bartholomew Gold as a consultancy, Bartholomew had worked as a Corporate / Commercial Partner for Fieldsher and also Goldman Sachs and Freshelds Bruckhaus Deringer, focusing on M&A.

Bartholomew is described by his clients as ‘an attentive and capable advisor’, and also as ‘commercially astute, pragmatic and well connected’.

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