Commercial Law

CJCH’s commercial team’s services span the full spectrum of corporate and commercial requirements.

From start-ups to medium size and large organisations, we provide legal support and advice to leverage opportunities and minimise potential risks to your business.

Whether you require support with contracts, corporate structures, mergers and acquisitions or resolving disputes, we can offer a high-level professional service and know-how with real- world commercial awareness for your business.

With our expertise and guidance your business will achieve the right outcomes in every situation.

We assess every client and matter individually, treat every matter as a project and deliver every project on time and in budget.

Sound very much like the way you manage your business? Good – we’re on the same page already.


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Call Us on 0333 231 6405
Email: commercial@cjch.co.uk

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Our Team

  • Stephen Clarke

    Stephen Clarke

    Stephen is a Senior Partner of CJCH Solicitors and Chairman of the overall CJCH group. As a founding member of the Firm, Stephen is the Partner in charge of the Corporate Law Department and has over 35 years experience in criminal defence law. Stephen developed the Intellectual Property and the  Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance departments at the firm where he established the firm as a global leader in licence compliance. Steve advise both individual and corporate clients and has been instrumental in establishing Wales as a centre for excellence in combating IP crime and Software Piracy analytics.

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  • Debra Spedding

    Debra Spedding

    Debra is a senior solicitor in the litigation and dispute resolution team, having joined CJCH Solicitors in 2019. Debra has over 15 years of experience, advising private and commercial clients in areas including commercial disputes, building disputes, professional Negligence (primarily Solicitors and Architects matters), landlord and tenant matters, applications for leases (sec 25 and 26), rent disputes, as well as arbitration and all forms of alternative dispute resolution.

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  • Nick Wootton

    Nick Wootton

    Nick is the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions. Before joining CJCH he spent over 20 years in various senior positions within Deloitte and was instrumental in the merger between Colin Jones Solicitors with Clarke and Hartland Solicitors.

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  • Max Wootton

    Max Wootton

    Max is a Solicitor at CJCH and specialises in Employment Law as well as Debt Recovery and Civil Litigation, advising and representing both individual and corporate clients.

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  • Ana Kocmut-Saunders

    Ana Kocmut-Saunders

    Ana is a qualified Serbian Lawyer, who joined CJCH in 2017 and has since cross-qualified as a solicitor in the UK. And is the General Counsel for the Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance department, and also works with the Commercial and Corporate Law practice areas.

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  • Gareth Thompson

    Gareth Thompson

    Gareth joined CJCH in early 2017 and is a Senior Solicitor in the Commercial Department. With over 30 years experience, Gareth has assisted individual and corporate clients in a wide range of commercial, civil and employment matters. He has established CJCH’s mediation services and has an established reputation as a successful mediator.

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  • Marcus Brace

    Marcus Brace

    Marcus is a consulting solicitor, specialises in a number of areas of law including business acquisitions and sales, litigation, and property law. Marcus advises and represents individual and corporate clients.

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  • David James

    David James

    David is a senior solicitor at CJCH, having joined the firm in 2017 with the acquisition of Patchell Davies Solicitors. David has extensive experience in commercial property matters, advising both private and corporate clients.

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  • Myles Thomas

    Myles Thomas

    Myles became a specialist researcher in Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance after joining CJCH in 2016. He now performs the role of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) liaison for the Firm and is responsible for the Firm’s alignment to data protection and compliance legislation. Myles is also a trainee solicitor, currently within the Private Client practice.

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  • Charlotte Bardet

    Charlotte Bardet

    Charlotte joined CJCH Solicitors in 2017, having previously interned with a division of the UN, and was one of the candidates to have successfully completed the firms first Graduate Development Programme. Charlotte became supervisor of the specialist researcher division in Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance in 2018 and in 2019 began her Training Contract with the firm.

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