Company Transfer Solicitors

A company is a separate legal entity and a company transfer is a type of business sale which involves the transfer of a company’s shares from the seller to the buyer and results in the buyer owning the company, exactly as it was immediately prior to the sale.

A business transfer involves the sale of the whole or part of the assets of a business by a company or an individual.

If you would like to know more about the differences between a company transfer and a business transfer please see our article: Buying or selling a business? – What is involved?

Whichever form the transfer takes, a business sale requires a coordinated approach between you, your solicitor, your business sale agent, your accountant and any other advisers to achieve the best outcome.

We will work closely with you and your advisers in order to ensure that you achieve your goals within your timeframe.

There are many factors to be considered in preparing for a company transfer and we hope our articles will provide you with helpful ideas:

Often critical to making the most of your business sale is appointing the right business transfer agent.  A good business transfer agent will not only open up access to potential buyers that you would not otherwise find but will also offer advice and assistance on ways to prepare your business to maximise its sale potential.  Find out more about business transfer agents.

Please click here to find out why you might benefit from instructing Gard & Co.

For further advice or to instruct us please contact our business law solicitors, StevenSimon, Chris or Rebecca on 01752 668246 or send an email by clicking here.


If you are looking for a commercial transfer solicitor in Plymouth, Plympton, Plymstock and the surrounding area, choose the Plymouth commercial transfer solicitors, Gard & Co. Solicitors.

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