Legal Advice for Opticians
Impartial Advice for Opticians
We offer impartial, objective legal advice regarding the vast majority of situations experienced by opticians as well as the more complex legal issues facing multi-practitioner multi-site optician practices.
Buying and Selling an Opticians
We regularly act for opticians who are retiring from, selling, or buying an opticians practice. When you are buying or selling a practice, we can assist in ensuring that the process runs smoothly and work with you and your other professional advisers to ensure the transaction is as tax-efficient as possible.
Latest Developments in Employment Law
Our employment law team advise clients on a full range of employment issues. These can range from day to day matters such as employment contracts and the potential impact of TUPE all the way through to advice on matters of disciplinary, redundancy, dismissal and other statutory employment rights.
We offer effective advice on preparing agreements for opticians, partners, assistants and other staff when joining or leaving an opticians practice. We can either review existing documents or prepare a bespoke partnership agreement tailored towards your specific circumstances.
Our lawyers are also able to assist with general property transactions, including dealing with leases, the transfer of freehold property, refinancing existing property.
Assistance Regarding Disputes
We hope you never need us to help resolve a dispute, but should the circumstance arise our lawyers will adopt a proactive approach in helping to focus parties on the key legal topics and if desired take cases on your behalf in order to reach the best resolution for you. Our lawyers have experience in all relevant laws as well as the regulatory frameworks which may apply.
Advice on Financial Aspects of Running an Opticians’ Practice
We regularly provide invaluable advice on practice funding. We offer specialist legal guidance on the best means to fund opticians in their acquisitions, as well as how to achieve effective valuations, sale and leaseback arrangements.