Last updated on July 17th, 2019 at 11:37 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 is share dilution and how do you protect against it?

 Published 4 days ago

Share dilution occurs when a company issues new shares such as in a future round of investment, or perhaps on exercise of share options granted. The issuance of new shares will dilute the percentage of an existing shareholder’s interest in the company, although the number of shares they own remains the same.

Image rights in England and Wales

 Published 7 days ago

Last updated on August 19th, 2019 at 11:03 amWhat are image rights? Image rights can be described as: “the expression of a personality in the public domain”. The provision of image rights in law enables “the definition, value, commercial exploitation and protection of image rights associated with a person”. In the context of a football […]

How Long Does It Take To Get SEIS And EIS Advance Assurance?

 Published 102 days ago

An overview of how long you should expect to wait to hear back from HMRC once SEIS and EIS advance assurance applications have been made. We get asked this question a lot!

How To Claim SEIS And EIS Loss Relief

 Published 167 days ago

How individual and corporate investors claim loss relief on shares that were subscribed for pursuant to SEIS and EIS.

What Happens To Employees On A Business Sale?

 Published 188 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.