The Family Business Team here at Gorvins are highly specialised when it comes to advising family business owners and shareholders. We have a rich history in working closely with family managed businesses and providing first class legal advice whether it is for start-up companies or fully established businesses who are into multiple generations.

Our Family Business team have lawyers who are experts in a range of areas from corporate and commercial matters, to succession planning and employment issues. We take your needs fully into account and advise accordingly in a way we think your business will benefit most. Our experience puts us in the best position to support you.

Contact our Family Business solicitors today by calling 0161 930 5151 or emailing

Corporate & Commercial Support

Whether you are setting up a family business, investing in one or have decided to sell you will need focussed legal advice from an experienced solicitor to ensure the transaction is structured in a way that minimises risk and maximises your return. Receiving commercially-sound, knowledgeable and clear legal guidance will ensure you make the most-informed decisions and achieve the desired outcome.

Whatever the size or complexity, Gorvins’ specialist Corporate Law team has a leading reputation for getting the deal done on time and on budget. Furthermore our experience in dealing with small, medium and large family businesses has equipped us with the commercial acumen and expert know-how that you need in a legal partner.

To get in touch with the Corporate and Commercial team today, call 0161 930 5151 or complete our online form to discover how we can help your family business. You can also email

Employment Law Support

Employment issues can be stressful, time-consuming and unsettling to your business. Our expert Employment solicitors within our Family Business team understand that you require advice that is both practical and commercially-sensitive, this is why we make sure all our legal guidance is individually tailored to you and the needs of your business whilst maintaining a commercial outlook.

Employment is an area that is constantly evolving and being altered, which is why it is integral that you work with a solicitor who can identify possible risks and deal with problems proactively before they arise. Our team are highly experienced in advising all manner of family businesses, from small companies to large corporations. As a HR Manager or Business Owner we know time is of the essence and we aim to deal with your issue quickly and hassle-free whilst keeping costs to a minimum.

We provide expert advice and assistance across the full-range of employment issues, at every stage of an employment relationship. To get in touch today, call 0161 930 5151 or complete our online contact form and we will be in contact with you at a convenient time.

Wills, Trusts & Probate

Within our Family Business Team we have a number of specialist lawyers who specifically assist business owners in writing a Will and planning for their business succession. Estate planning for business owners ensures that your company is put in the most advantageous position to go forward and continue upon your death or serious illness. The passing away of an owner or partner without a succession plan can have a huge effect on a business, as can a serious illness. It is essential to consider how the business you have worked so hard for will be impacted.

Our solicitors are experts in advising you on how to make a Will, create Lasting Powers of Attorney, as well as Inheritance Tax planning for company owners whether you are a sole trader, in partnership or are a shareholder. There are many questions associated with succession planning and some you may not have thought about, but you can be rest assured that our experienced lawyers will make sure no stone is left unturned and that everything has been considered and accounted for in the most efficient and professional manner.

Get in touch with the team today on 0161 930 5151 or complete our online form to discover how we can help you plan for the future. You can also email

Family Business Support

Owning and running a family business can be a time-consuming and pressured time putting added strain onto family relationships. Unfortunately, marriages and relationships can break down as a result of this pressure. We have a number of specialist solicitors within our Family Business Team who can provide you with expert legal advice on family and matrimonial issues such as divorce, children matters, financial disputes and cohabitation matters.

Our years of experience dealing with business owners and family support has equipped us with the knowledge and sensitive approach to deal with your issue as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. We encourage open and honest communications between ourselves, our client and the third party in order to arrive at the solution which suits everyone. We try in all cases to settle disputes without the need for expensive and time-consuming court proceedings. Our specialist team are all members of Resolution which supports the settling of disputes by negotiation.

If you are a business owner who requires family support, don’t hesitate to contact us to receive genuine understanding and support and this time of need. You can get in touch with the team on 0161 930 5151 or complete our online contact form.

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