Many small businesses operate with a degree of informality, which often extends to the relationship between the founders.
However, as the business grows that informality can lead to unforeseen issues arising, leading to a breakdown in the relationships you value.
In many cases this is within businesses set up by family members or good friends who believe their personal relationship will mitigate against conflicts.
With no shareholders agreement in place, disagreements can turn into drawn out, ugly disputes often ruining the business and the founder’s relationships.
At Dallas & Co we help you foresee potential disputes and aim to advise business owners at the earliest opportunity as to the nature of the agreements they should have in place.
We help business owners to formalise their relationships and obligations, helping to prevent conflicts as the business grows.
Setting up a franchise isn’t as straightforward as it may seem, we therefore advise both franchisees and franchisors on all aspects of their franchise agreements.
Resolving disputes is at the core of what we do. We have over 30 years of experience providing pragmatic legal and commercial advice for international organisations, working in complex scenarios.
Have you considered if your Businesses has a a commercial partnership with any organisation or individual such as a supplier, contractor, business partner, shareholder or joint venture partner? Many who do use Dallas & Co to review and draft robust contracts that help protect their interests.
Smaller businesses can be knocked badly off course by unpaid invoices and bills, yet the time and effort spent in pursuing debts can seriously eat into productivity. Dallas & Co can help you devise strategies for debt recovery or to defend a claim based on your businesses needs and the issues you are facing.