Matt Cormack is a commercial solicitor at Ward Hadaway and has a wealth of experience in advising clients across a wide range of sectors, and with businesses ranging from start-ups to large multi-national organisations. Adeel Bashir is a company and commercial solicitor at Ward Hadaway providing businesses, from start-ups to PLCs’, with practical and commercial solutions.

Matt and Adeel are available for 30 minute one to one consultation sessions at Newcastle City Library on the second and last Monday of every month, and can provide initial advice across a range of topics including:

– key legal issues for start-up businesses;
– business contracts;
– business collaborations;
– company ownership and management; and
– intellectual property rights and confidentiality.

In addition, Matt and Adeel have an extensive network of professional contacts within the region and can arrange introductions to other advisors where their expertise is required.

As part of the initial consultation, Matt and Adeel can also discuss options for assistance towards the costs of any further legal work arising out of the initial consultation, as ERDF funding towards costs may be possible.

Appointments are available on the second and last Monday afternoon of the month, at:

  • 2.00pm-2.45pm;
  • 2.45pm-3.30pm;
  • 3.30pm-4.00pm.

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