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The family business and the business of families
Individuals and families are structuring their affairs in an increasingly corporate style. We can switch from overseeing the most personal of family matters to the most complex of corporate transactions without missing a step.
And we get things done.
For family businesses, the day to day challenges of directing a successful commercial operation are just one part of the picture. We understand that every big decision has to be right: from a commercial standpoint, but also in the wider context of the long-term interests of your family and all those within it – spouses, siblings, parents and children.
As life expectancy continues to rise, so unfortunately do the financial risks and legal issues affecting older and vulnerable people.
Matters relating to the legal protection and the best interests of older people have the potential to be divisive, especially within families. For example, disagreements as to whether the head of a family business is losing their capacity to make sound decisions are increasingly commonplace, as are decisions regarding elder care.
There are key moments in your life when you may have to consult a family lawyer.
It might be when:
Of course, through all of this you will need to be assured that your privacy is respected, and you will want to know that you are receiving the right advice and service.