Last updated on June 12th, 2018 at 09:59 am

Welcome to
‘The Jonathan Lea Network’

HQ’d in Haywards Heath, Mid-Sussex and collaborating virtually with a wide network of trusted specialists, we provide UK business law services for entrepreneurs, technology startups and dynamic private companies. We work with purposeful clients throughout the UK and around the world, adopting a tailored, pragmatic and clear approach to each matter we take on.

Put simply, through our work we aim to increase your profit, protection and free time. We only accept instructions on matters where we know we can add value and will always ensure that clients have the benefit of fee certainty, including a commitment to fixed fees where possible.

What Happens To Employees On A Business Sale?

 Published 5 days ago

How the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations applies to business sales, what protections are extended to employees and an overview of an employer’s main obligations.

Knowledge Intensive Companies And The Enterprise Investment Scheme

 Published 5 days ago

An overview of the qualifying criteria that will need to be met in order to be determined as a knowledge intensive company and benefit from the additional EIS benefits available to such companies.

How A Startup Or Private Company Can Issue Mini-Bonds

 Published 18 days ago

Typically, mini-bonds offer investors returns of up to 7% per annum over 3 to 5 years. Mini-bonds are unregulated, non-transferable (cannot be traded between investors) and often unsecured instruments

What Are Earn Outs And How Can They Work?

 Published 55 days ago

Earn outs can provide advantages for both parties in an M&A deal and can allow the business relationship between them to flourish post-completion if the earn out is properly drafted.

What Are Exclusivity Periods And How Should They Be Negotiated?

 Published 55 days ago

How exclusivity periods are commonly drafted and negotiated within the context of an M&A transaction.