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Liverpool: 0151 3210000
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Solicitors in Chester and Liverpool
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DTM Legal has been providing legal services to startups and early stage businesses for over 15 years. Our team of solicitors are experienced professionals who can provide the full spectrum of commercial legal advice.

We help get the right foundations in place to allow entrepreneurs, founders and business leaders to achieve their business goals. We provide early-stage businesses with a video meeting with relevant members of our early-stage business team to get to know your business, your needs and what you want to achieve. We can then tailor-make a bespoke package that is unique to you and your business. There is no ‘one size fits all’ package and we use our experience to act for businesses throughout their lifecycle, as we build a relationship with you to provide the services that you require.

Legal services that assist growing businesses

Our brilliant team of legal professionals combine commercial acumen, passion and a can-do approach to deliver legal excellence and outstanding service for startup and early stage businesses. Our Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Commercial Property and Employment services include:

  • Commercial and Contract Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Alternative Finance
  • Sales and Mergers
  • Reorganisations
  • Share Structures
  • Franchising, Agency and Distribution
  • IT and E-Commerce
  • Intellectual Property
  • Funding and Security Arrangements
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Mediation and Settlement Agreements
  • Debt Recovery
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Recruitment Advice
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Helpline for day-to day queries
  • Bespoke Training on HR issues
  • Landlord and Tenant Work
  • Freehold and Leasehold
  • Commercial Property Sale and Purchases
  • Property Management Work
  • Negotiation of Leases and Licences

Speak to an expert on startup and early stage businesses

Looking for legal advice? We have offices in Chester and Liverpool and provide video call as well as in person meetings to discuss your requirements. Speak to Edward Barnes and our Corporate & Commercial team by calling 01244 354 829 or email

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