Commercial Law

Building a business is an exciting time but can be fraught with problems unless you obtain professional independent legal advice. Willsons Solicitors are here to help. Willsons Solicitors will assist you in: Starting a new business, buying or selling a business; expanding your business; renting or purchasing commercial property.


Our team of legal experts are fully versed in the latest legislation to ensure that, not only are you compliant and protected throughout your company’s lifetime, but you are also well-advised on the direction you wish your company to take – from formation to exit planning.

After all, company legislation can be a minefield and with around 1300 sections constituting the Companies Act, wouldn’t you be better off seeking legal advice from the experts?

Willsons can assist you in a variety of different areas within business law including starting a new business, buying or selling a business, planning law, landlords and tenants, commercial property and intellectual property.

Additional Information

Business Premises

Business Premises

Moving a business is an exciting time but can be fraught with problems unless you obtain professional independent legal advice ...
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Resolving disputes

Resolving Disputes

The commercial team at Willsons are well-equipped in negotiating settlements and resolving business disputes through mediation. Resolving Disputes Although most ...
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Meet The Commercial Team

Bob Willson

Bob Willson

Senior Partner

Email: Bob
Tel: 024 7638 7821

About Bob

Bob Willson qualified as a solicitor in 1978 and founded the firm in 1987. Bob has a wealth of experience and supervises the Residential Conveyancing Department.

He has a wealth of experience in commercial property matters and business transfers and has dealt with the sale and purchase of businesses of high value.

Bob is keen to ensure that the “nitty gritty” of every business transaction is looked into. He is keen to visit clients at their place of business so he can get an understanding of how their business operates.

His calming and reassuring manner instantly puts client at their ease.

Bob loves The Rolling Stones and his classic car! He would also love to play more golf – when time allows.

Manisha Walia

Manisha Walia

Trainee Solicitor

Email: Manisha
Tel: 024 7638 7821

About Manisha

Manisha is a personable and professional Law graduate and has developed a wealth of legal experience whilst working within the public and private sector simultaneously to her studies. She joined Willsons Solictors in June 2019 having attained a First-Class Honours Degree in Law and completing her postgraduate Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University. Manisha has now commenced her Training Contract with Willsons Solictors with a focus in Corporate and Commercial Law.

In keeping with the ethos of the firm Manisha prides herself on offering a client-focused approach and strives to deliver a personal and efficient service to her clients. She is fluent and articulate in speaking English, Hindi and Punjabi.

In her spare time Manisha enjoys reading, swimming and spending time with family and friends. She has a keen interest in performing arts, music and dance and trains in Bhangra and Kathak dancing.