Shoosmiths offers key advice on how to start a business in the UK in online guide

National law firm Shoosmiths is providing global companies with crucial advice on doing business in the UK with its online guide.

'The complete guide to doing business in the UK' is available to download from the Shoosmiths website and offers international businesses expert insight on what needs to be addressed when venturing into the UK market.

The guide covers key issues including choice of business structure, HR and property, trading contract and compliance, intellectual property rights and taxation.

Shoosmiths acts for a wide range of clients from start-ups to global organizations, helping them to set up in the UK and grow into Europe. Through a unique network of personal relationships with professional services firms around the world Shoosmiths ensures its clients receive the most appropriate advice from legal experts with local knowledge across the globe.

Shoosmiths' network is complemented by our longstanding membership of the World Services Group (WSG), a multi-disciplinary professional services organisation that brings together leading advisers in over 145 countries.

Gary Assim, commercial partner at Shoosmiths and Chairman of the WSG, explains: 'The UK remains a key location for companies with international aspirations and to reduce the risk associated with pursuing a new market it is vital to fully consider all potential issues.

'This guide is designed to highlight the areas that companies need to consider when looking to do business in the UK. It offers practical initial legal advice on these issues to help start their business as quickly and as simply as possible.'

The guide is available to download for free from the Shoosmiths website:


This information is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. Please contact us for specific advice on your circumstances. © Shoosmiths LLP 2024.



Read the latest articles and commentary from Shoosmiths or you can explore our full insights library.