How can we help?



In an increasing global world we understand the opportunities in the international business market. Whether you are a business trading overseas, looking to set up in the UK or acquire UK businesses, we can provide the high-quality legal support you need.

Our services are tailor made to your organisation size, sector and location.

As part of our long strategic involvement with the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) we have also assisted the U.K. employer delegation attending the ILO in Geneva, which addresses international labour standards and develops jurisprudence on global compliance. This role has long placed us at the heart of global labour concerns, addressing employer concerns and responsibilities.

We have access to legal expertise in a multitude of other jurisdictions through TAGLaw.

“Advice is provided promptly and is very robust.” 

Chambers and Partners

How can we help?

Corporate and commercial

We advise on regulations and procedures of UK companies, including, constitution, reporting requirements, duties of directors and shareholders. Support can be offered with ongoing corporate governance, company secretary and registered office, including monitoring statutory registers and filings.


Commercial real estate and construction

Our experienced commercial real estate lawyers are commercially focused providing pragmatic and proactive support to real estate assets and transactions. Including disposal of freehold/leasehold business, termination or renewing your lease, alterations to existing premises, mortgage of business premises and building contracts for fit out and maintenance.

Dispute resolution

Our dispute resolution lawyers resolve business and contract disputes from mediation to litigation, including proactively managing disputes to avoid formal litigation, representing clients in the High Court and County Court, arbitration, adjudication and mediation and construction dispute avoidance and resolution.


Employment and Immigration

We can provide support on acquiring skilled worker visas and right to work checks. Our team have significant experience managing and supporting businesses with multinational industrial relations matters, large-scale changes to terms and conditions, and have worked on a number of cross-border employee relations projects for global brands.


Our HR Services and solutions

Forbury People offers a wide range of HR services and solutions to our clients.



Clarkslegal is one of the founding members of TAGLaw, a leading international alliance of high-quality, independent law firms, which gives us access to a worldwide network of excellent legal experts.

Our strategic partner

Clarkslegal  maintains ‘an exceptional balance of expertise and personality‘ in advising large national and international business clients on major projects such as restructurings and TUPE transfers, large redundancy programmes and industrial relations/employee engagement projects. 
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