Business Growth

Specialist expertise enabling growth and success for entrepreneurs, families and businesses.

Commercial lawyers who help ambitious businesses thrive…

Thrings’ commercial lawyers help hundreds of small to medium-sized businesses thrive each year.

Whatever stage you are at, a fast growth start-up or scale up, looking to consolidate or diversify or make a disposal or acquisition, we have helped a business like yours with considered and practical business advice.

Sound business advice from our legal experts

Our lawyers love working with family business owners, established entrepreneurs, new UK subsidiaries, privately owned businesses and start-ups. We do it all the time and there isn’t an issue or scenario that we haven’t seen and dealt with before.

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We also understand that running an ambitious business places a huge and diverse range of demands on your time and resources. That’s why we will continually adapt our approach and tailor our business advice and pricing to ensure we exactly meet your needs.

Our commercial lawyers can help you deal with all the kinds of legal challenges you might face through the lifecycle of your business.

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When I have worked with other firms, they have given me the legal solution whereas Thrings will give me the business solution. I find that Thrings puts the advice in context so that I can use the information in a positive way. Client testimonial
Thrings' 'excellent' team provides a 'first-class level of service' and adopts a common sense and commercial approach. Independent legal directory, Legal 500

Our team of business advisors

Ramona Derbyshire

Partner 0179 341 2581

Simon Hore

Partner 0179 341 2611

Elaine Meyrick

Partner 0117 930 9517

Jonathan Payne

Senior Partner 0179 341 2643

Mike Westbrook

Partner 0122 534 0058

Chris Elias

Consultant 01793 412657

Caroline Watson

Partner 0179 341 2563

Carey Willis Fleming

Associate Solicitor 0179 341 2661

Our specialist expertise

Business Taxation

Operate in the most tax-efficient manner possible and ensure your small business finances are always taken care of.


 Working closely with you and towards your commercial objectives, we will recommend practical strategies to help you manage your team

Commercial agreements

Our business solicitors act as an extension of your team to draft contracts and assess the strengths and weaknesses of your current contracts.

Litigation and disputes

Resolving issues quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively so that your business is treated fairly and your reputation is protected.

Business disposals and acquisitions

Ensuring these complex processes are strategically focused and properly implemented to ensure maximum growth and shareholder value.

Loan finance, secured borrowing and trade financing

Expert business advice that provides borrowers with practical and commercially focused guidance for completing transactions.

Private wealth, succession and tax planning

Advice and guidance on using wills, trusts, business structures and partnerships to protect assets and pass them on in the most tax-efficient manner.