Expert Resources

Free information from our team of lawyers about legal and practical aspects of corporate and investment structures. If you are interested in these areas, you may want to bookmark this page to check back regularly for new information.

Paul Sutton

When should I register a trade mark for my business?

Trade mark registration is not always top of the to-do list for new businesses – or for businesses new to the UK. So at what point should does it make sense to go ahead and spend the money on a trade mark application? Key questions to ask yourself From a commercial perspective, there are two key questions here: 1. How damaging would be it if someone …
Paul Sutton

7 reasons not to start a corporate simplification project

  Sometimes it’s obvious that a group needs to remove unnecessary companies. The group may have 128 dormant companies, each of which have done nothing for 15 years. There may be a global policy at head office level which instructs local management to implement a policy of legal entity reduction. Or a key regulator may decide that the group’s …