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Richard Almond

Athena Law

Location Manchester


From 4 reviews

About Richard

Specialising in the representation of entrepreneurs and start-ups, I help you to navigate the legal challenges of starting and running a business. With a direct approach that saves you time, stress, and money.

Affordable, responsive, and detail-orientated, as well as looking after the legal technicalities of any particular matter, I also protect your commercial interests and unique business objectives.

Privileged to work with start-ups and entrepreneurs on a daily basis, from the initial seed of an idea, throughout the lifecycle of the business, I help new and growing companies to succeed.

Specialisms include (but are not limited to):

• Acquisitions and disposals
• Brand name protection
• Commercial terms and conditions of supply and purchase
• Company structuring
• Financing and funding
• Franchising
• Joint ventures
• Investments
• Manufacturing and supply contracts
• New company formations
• Partnership and LLP agreements
• Shareholder agreements.

With regular reports on progress to ensure you remain in complete control, I make the legal process as stress-free as possible, releasing you to get on with what you do best – running your business.

About their firm

Understanding the importance that the right legal advice makes to your competitive edge, when you work with us, we always appoint a partner or senior specialist lawyer to lead your case. We never pass your business down to junior lawyers.

Taking the time to get to know your business, we create lasting relationships based on trust. No ‘legal-speak’. No swamping you in paperwork. Just the very best legal advice delivered in plain English.

Unlike many law firms, we’re 100% focused on the legal needs of businesses. So you’ll benefit from the very best legal expertise backed up by our proven business acumen.

We support businesses in the following specialist areas:
• Commercial property
• Employment law
• Dispute resolution
• Contracts and intellectual property
• Insolvency.

And, working hand-in-hand with specialists in taxation and finance, we provide holistic and seamless support that meets the full range of our clients’ legal needs.


from 4 reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars
  • Responsiveness
  • Quality of service
  • Value for money

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by Agnieszka (Microbusiness) on 15 Sep, 2016
  • Hired Richard for: share purchase agreement
  • Verified client Verified Lexoo client

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by Ayo (Microbusiness) on 12 Jul, 2016
  • Hired Richard for: share purchase agreement
  • Verified client Verified Lexoo client

Was prepared to go the extra mile to push the deal through. Was very knowledgeable and did his best to keep my costs reasonable. Would recommend. Ayo Director

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by Anna on 27 Apr, 2016

Richard took on board everything that we wanted to achieve from our shareholders agreement and responded quickly and efficiently with high quality work.

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by Sylvain (Startup) on 16 Mar, 2016

Richard provided me with the exact type of legal expertise I was looking for and for a very fair price. His services were comprehensive and well adapted to my situation. He understands particularly well the needs of a starting up business and is able to anticipate on future developments and issues to bring up a robust and durable solution. From now on, when I see a legal question coming, I call Richard!