Family owned businesses

Families are special and a well run family business can be both a hugely successful enterprise and a rewarding experience. We know that when it comes to a business that is owned or managed by a family, the business and family roles can sometimes overlap and emotions can interfere with sound decision-making. This is when professional advisers who understand the particular characteristics of the family business can make all the difference. We have a proven track record and long-standing reputation for advising family owned businesses, whether on key strategic decisions relating to growth, sale, non-family recruitment, or on the day to day operations.

Birketts' knowledgeable team kept us informed at all times and ensured that we reached a positive outcome. Everyone involved in the transaction really understood the significance of the decisions that we were taking as a family business. David Harris | Director Harris Leisure (Rawreth) Limited

Our family business team comprises lawyers from a wide range of disciplines, but all with a knowledge and understanding of the particular challenges facing this unique sector. We have strong relationships with other professional advisers and organisations working alongside family businesses, meaning we can provide quick and cost effective solutions. 

Our expertise covers succession planning, sales and acquisitions, governance issues, employment, resolving disputessetting up trusts and other personal wealth protection issues.

We run a number of seminars and workshops tackling issues such as succession planning and governance. Please follow this link for the full programme.

Proud sponsors of the Family Business category, East Anglian Daily Times Business Awards 2016.

Family Business UnitedEast Abglian Daily Times Business Awards 2016

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