WBD Accelerate

Supporting high-growth companies in times of rapid expansion, WBD Accelerate ensures all legal processes are taken care of so your business can reach its full potential

We understand that there's a whole range of challenges to be met in growing and scaling up a successful business and that legal considerations are only one part of that jigsaw.

Making sure that the correct legal steps have been taken from an early stage not only saves time, easing pressure during times of swift growth, but it can also protect your company and reduce exposure to a myriad of risks. Tackling these challenges early will help in securing investment and will ultimately prevent potential issues from becoming unexpected barriers to growth.

WBD Accelerate provides the tools you need to help you kick-start your business venture. Our well-planned approach doesn’t take up a disproportionate amount of your time or money, helping you make sure things are in order at the right time, leaving the path to successful growth clear.

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Benefits of WBD Accelerate include:

  • Access to a number of simple legal template documents, including: Shareholders Agreement, Articles of Association, Non-Disclosure Agreement, Assignment of Intellectual Property Rights and Services Agreement
  • Access to advice and support from a range of legal experts experienced in advising businesses at a similar stage to you. With a national footprint of seven offices in key cities across the UK, the chances are we won't be far away
  • A nominated legal 'mentor' as your first point of contact, with one hour free each month so you don't need to worry about always being on the clock
  • 25% discount on our standard rates in the UK during your first year with us
  • Access to a wealth of transatlantic and international connections
  • Entrance to our legal training workshops
  • Legal horizon-scanning updates
Common business themes

Common business themes

  • The different investment options available, together with their pros and cons
  • The common pitfalls around the ownership and protection of key intellectual property rights and how to put things right if there are issues
  • Arrangements between shareholders and catering for change
  • The terms on which you do business and the amount of risk you accept
  • Questions around the collection of data, how it can be used, its impact on your business and the risks of getting it wrong
  • The recruitment of talent, employers' obligations and immigration options where relevant.