Solicitors in Market Harborough

English Lawyers & English Law Firms & Setting up an English Subsidiary & English Branch

Are you looking to set up a subsidiary or branch in England, or do you require business legal services in England? If so we can assist.


Summerfield Browne Solicitors are an English Law firm and are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in England. We are a modern and progressive English law firm, and operate a new legal services business model, which significantly reduces our overheads, and which means we can transfer the benefit of those cost savings back to our customers, in the form of competitive fee rates.


What sets us apart from many other English law firms, is that we deliver legal services using a business model that utilises the best aspects of the traditional law firm, but which also incorporates a flexible consultancy based legal services model. Our English law firm business model means that clients have the option of choosing either, remote delivery of legal services which is simple, effective and cost efficient, or alternatively, the more traditional delivery of legal services via meetings in person at either, our serviced offices, or at the client's business premises.


We provide legal advice in all areas of business law including corporate, commercial, business, contracts, employment, commercial property, litigation, intellectual property, software, technology and internet law.


If you are based anywhere in the world including, the United States of America (US), Canada, Brazil, Australia, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Holland, Scandinavia, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, India, China, Japan or South Korea, and require legal advice in England, then we can assist.


If you are looking to appoint English Lawyers to provide legal services in England, then we can assist with the following:


  • English subsidiary – our English lawyers can advise on the different legal structures for an English subsidiary including a private company limited by shares (Ltd), a limited liability partnership (LLP) or a private company limited by guarantee. We can incorporate/ register a subsidiary in England.

  • English branch – are you looking to set up an English branch? If so our English lawyers can advise on setting up and registering an establishment in England.

  • Buying a business or selling a business in England – if you are considering either buying a business in England or selling a business in England then we can assist. Our English lawyers can provide guidance on due diligence, so you can evaluate if you wish to proceed with the transaction. We can work with your tax accountants to determine the most tax efficient and low risk transaction structure. We can also draft and negotiate the transaction documentation.

  • Investing in England – if you are looking to invest in England then our English lawyers can provide legal guidance. If you are considering investing in an English company or English business, then we can undertake preliminary due diligence. We can also draft and negotiate the investment documentation.

  • English joint venture – our English solicitors can advise on the different English Law joint venture structures including setting up a corporate joint venture by incorporating a limited liability company (Ltd) or an LLP. We can also draft the shareholder’s agreement or partnership deed.

  • English franchise – our English solicitors can assist with establishing a franchise in England, and can draft and negotiate the terms of a franchise agreement.

  • English legal support – If you require ongoing legal support in England, then we can assist. Our English lawyers provide a full range of legal services in England, including drafting commercial contracts, advising on labour law, drafting business transaction contracts.

  • Litigation in England – Do you require advice on litigation in England? If so we can assist. Our English solicitors advise on commercial and business litigation matters, and shall robustly assert your position, whether in relation to bringing a claim, or defending a claim under English Law.

  • Dispute in England – Do you have a commercial or business dispute in England? Our English lawyers can advise on the best strategy to resolve the dispute, including advising on alternative dispute resolution strategies such as mediation. Alternatively, we can try to resolve the dispute by issuing formal court proceedings.    












We have offices in London, Birmingham, Cambridge, Oxford (all by appointment only) and our administrative office is in Market Harborough, Leicester, Leicestershire.


We provide legal services all over England and Wales.




Please visit our Contact page and submit an enquiry form or contact us on 0800 567 7595 or if you are telephoning from a mobile on 01858 414284 or by email at 


Alternatively, you can contact each of our offices on 020 3292 1306 (London); 0121 259 0005 (Birmingham); 01223 420252 (Cambridge); 01865 784098 (Oxford); 01858 414284 (Leicestershire).


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