Business & Commercial Solicitors advising clients in Reading and Thames Valley
Whether you are launching your start-up, driving forward a complex multinational organisation or a private individual seeking clear legal advice, we understand your sector and can provide practical support for the road ahead. Since 1913 we have been providing commercially driven strategic advice and we are top tier ranked by The Legal 500 and Chambers.
Our integrated legal and consulting solutions include access to a HR consultancy, an online employment resource and specialist advice for start-up’s and SME’s in tech.
We understand the opportunities in the international business market, we have access to a worldwide network of excellent legal experts through our membership of TAGLaw, have strategic involvement with the CBI and are a strategic partner for the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC).
“Very professional, knowledgeable and accessible lawyers.”
Chambers and Partners
“An exceptional balance of expertise and personality.”
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What matters to us
Passionate and Practical
Our lawyers are specialists in their fields and love what they do. We understand your sector and what keeps you up at night and can provide practical support for the road ahead.
We build trusted relationships with our clients where you can rely on us to be proactive, watch your back, and find a solution that works for you.
Caring and Collaborative
We genuinely care for our clients and we work together as a collaborative team to make sure you are supported in whatever you need to do.
Carrol Douglas-Welsh, Head of Employee Relations – Scottish and Southern Energy
“I would like to thank you for the patience and professionalism you demonstrated while guiding AMS. Crucially, being in such safe hands meant we could continue running the business and looking after our clients”.
Darren Atkin, Group Manging Director, AMS
“Clarkslegal have always provided a highly professional legal service to CfBT. The team are highly skilled and able to cut to the ‘heart of the problem’ very quickly. Their written work is of a consistently high standard and all the team are a pleasure to work with.”
Hilary Isham, Head of HR and Facilities – Education Development Trust
“We’ve been very lucky to have Simon work for us on two recent leases and can’t fault his approach. His communication, professionalism and advice has been invaluable.”
Mathew Carver – Founder – The Cheese Truck, The Cheese Bar and Pick & Cheese
“I was impressed with the speed, turnaround and frequency of communication in my dealings with Clarkslegal’s corporate team led by Stuart Mullins, in concluding my share purchase.”
Nigel Keene, Managing Director – Whiteknights Estate Agents
“Clarkslegal’s overall level of service is outstanding and far better than that of any other law firm I have had experience with. Monica Atwal is part of our HR team and I trust and rely on her 100%. That says it all”.
Tracey Hirst – Group HR Manager, Jardine Motors Group
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