Tees offers you comprehensive business legal services.  Our highly experienced teams cover commercial property, employment, litigation and corporate law.


We act for a wide range of clients from companies, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, sole traders, charities, schools, local authorities, private and public healthcare providers, professional associations, large corporations, pension funds, national retailers and national and international investors.

Commercial property

If you’re buying or selling commercial property or land, developing new property or sorting out a commercial lease, we can help. Our market-leading commercial property practice combines key industry knowledge with outstanding technical ability.


In corporate, we deal with high-value and complex transactions, including company re-organisations, share and asset sales and corporate financing arrangements. We can provide expert advice on matters such as succession planning, share ownership and commercial dispute resolution. We also provide specialist support on intellectual property and e-commerce issues.


Our litigators are highly experienced and committed to solving business disputes with the minimum of stress and expense. We understand how distracting litigation can be. It's generally faster and significantly more cost-effective to reach an agreement outside the courts – but where necessary we’re experts in representing your case in court. We cover issues such as: multi-party contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, insolvency, intellectual property and professional negligence.


Our excellent employment team represents employers’ with regard to employment issues and has an excellent success record in settlement agreements, mediation,  tribunals, and High Court cases. We regularly work on high value complex cases acting for international businesses. Other areas of specialty include TUPE, managing restructures, fitness to practice and setting up and providing training on HR policies and procedures. The employment team is a key part of Tees’ dispute resolution services and our company commercial department. 

Working together for your business

All our business lawyers work closely together to ensure you receive a fully, joined-up service whatever your business needs. It's a testament to our philosophy of building close, long-lasting relationships with our clients  that our client base includes companies, partnerships and sole traders whom we have represented for years, often from start-up. As part of our service we liaise actively with your other professional advisers to ensure you receive the best, most comprehensive, advice which also anticipates and prepares you for future business challenges you may face.

Call our Business team on 0800 013 1165 for a free initial chat, at no obligation, or fill out our enquiry form and a solicitor will get in touch.

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Robert WhitakerPartner

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For me, our focus is providing practical solutions to legal problems with the client at the centre of all we do.

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