Legal Advice Clinic

This Legal Advice Clinic offers Berkshire business owners a free consultation with a fully qualified, experienced solicitor from law firm Gardner Leader in Maidenhead.

Why attend this clinic?

You’re a busy business owner and you wish to ensure you make informed choices for your business and are legally protected. Do you have questions about your terms and conditions, policies or contracts? Perhaps you need advice on data protection or a property lease you are considering? Are you involved in a legal dispute or would like to try and avoid one? This one-hour, one-to-one session will provide you with the chance to get some of your legal questions answered.

What is covered in the clinic?

You will have a 45 minute, one-to-one consultation with a solicitor to discuss a maximum of two topics. Legal experts are available in all aspects of business law including:

Corporate & Commercial

  • Business start ups
  • Starting and Funding a Business
  • Buying or Selling a Business
  • Shareholder and Partnership Agreements, Investment Agreements
  • Commercial Agreements, Terms & Conditions


  • Contracts, policies and procedures
  • Claims
  • Discipline and grievance
  • Maternity and Paternity rights
  • Discrimination
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Disputes relating to employment

Commercial Property

  • Commercial Leases
  • Commercial Property Disputes
  • Buying & Selling Commercial Property
  • Development & Planning

Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Contractual and business disputes
  • Shareholder and director disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Professional negligence disputes
  • Intellectual property and technology disputes
  • Retention of title disputes
  • Insolvency
  • Defamation

Once you have booked your 45 minute session we will then email you to identify the nature of your legal enquiry using the list above. This will enable Gardner Leader to match you with the appropriate legal expert(s) and help you to have meaningful discussions.

Important. Please note:

  • Your booking is subject to a conflict of interest check by Gardner Leader. Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub and Gardner Leader reserve the right to cancel your clinic session if there is a conflict of interest.
  • You will need to sign a letter of engagement prior to the start of your one-hour session before Gardner Leader are able to provide you with any legal advice. Legal advice cannot be given without a letter of engagement being signed.
  • You must be a business owner or director of a Berkshire-based business. This legal clinic is for businesses only. It is not for personal legal advice.

When is the legal clinic?

2/10/19 – Bookable one-hour sessions are available at 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30 pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm

Venue and parking

The clinic will take place at the offices of Gardner Leader, First Floor, 7 Frascati Way, Maidenhead SL6 4UY. Please note: There is no parking available at the venue. Please use the Nicholson Centre Car Park (SL6 1NT) which is located a short walk from the office premises.

About our legal clinic experts

Gardner Leader is a leading regional law firm which offers peace of mind to individuals and businesses with legal issues across Berkshire and beyond. Their clients range from business start-up companies to venture capital funds, charities and PLCs.

Gardner Leader has been at the heart of the Berkshire community for over 120 years, and arrived in Maidenhead in October 2014 following the acquisition of an established local firm.

To read more about their legal experts please visit their website

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