Forget everything you know about solicitors

We're different. We speak your language. We tell it like it is.


Your business is our business

The economy depends on the drive and ambition of entrepreneurs like you - and we share your passion for business. We have the skills and experience to help your business thrive.


We know about business. Let us help you with yours.

  • Business law

    We are experts in our field, and can help your business get started or move to the next level, by helping you put clear and straightforward business contracts in place.

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  • E-commerce & internet

    We work with e-commerce and internet businesses of all shapes and sizes, and have a first class reputation for helping businesses in the online sector.

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  • IP & IT

    You know how important intellectual property is to the value of your business. We can help you protect and exploit your intellectual property to maximum effect.

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  • Data protection

    Personal data and privacy laws have never been more in the spotlight than now. Getting it right builds trust with your customers, and we can help you do it.

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Our team

Expert. Focused. Commercial. We love what we do, and so do our clients.

  • Stephen Pearne

    Stephen Pearne

    Partner and solicitor
  • Helen Pearne

    Helen Pearne

    Partner and solicitor
  • Debra Scutt

    Debra Scutt

    Consultant solicitor
"I could not recommend Pearne & Co more highly for delivering an excellent, professional service in an enjoyable and friendly manner. The outcome was a full set of user-friendly terms, which gave me the confidence to launch my business knowing both the customers’ and my interests are protected." - Belinda Hathway, Managing Director - The Unusual Gift Company Ltd
"In Pearne & Co we have found something we had assumed never existed … highly professional and experienced lawyers who speak plain English, are friendly and approachable and very action, rather than fee, oriented." - Maurice Flynn, Managing Director - Open Doors Ltd
"I can’t thank Pearne & Co enough for their excellent service and professionalism. The agreement they drafted for us works extremely well and they have orchestrated a set-up that suits our business perfectly." - Mel Smith, Managing Director - Winter in Venice Gifts Ltd
"From the first telephone conversation I felt confident that I was dealing with a law firm that took great interest in understanding my business and its requirements." - David Barr, Managing Director - Off Sure Imports Ltd
"It was very refreshing to work with Pearne and Co. They were diligent, quick to respond and a pleasure to work with. We found their support indispensable and excellent value; always keen to talk through any queries or suggestions we had." - James Lucas, Creative Director - Spliced Group
"The legal documents you prepared for my start up were bespoke and of first class quality. You clearly understand the needs and priorities of a start up business." - Managing Director, Accent Business Solutions Ltd
"Working with Pearne & Co was very easy. We found them to be good communicators and they listened to our needs." - Andrew Kelly, Director - Schokolade Ltd
"From the initial consultation to the completed work Pearne & Co have been extremely helpful in producing a set of legal documents that are ideal for our requirements and understandable and clear for our clients." - Andrew Aylesbury, Director - Albright Product Design Ltd (trading as Duku Design)
"Pearne & Co understood our business requirements from both a legal and commercial perspective and the advice given was straight forward and easy to comprehend." - Gulam Patel, Managing Director - Connexus Networks Ltd
"Working with Pearne & Co was a pleasure as they take great care in understanding the client’s needs and provide additional explanations and help when needed." - Anastasia Danilova, Managing Director - Aroma Food Group (UK) Ltd
What other clients say

Your business is our business

If we had to describe our business lawyers using just one word, it would be “savvy”.

You can take it for granted that we have the specialist legal knowledge your business needs (we’re experienced commercial law solicitors, after all), but we believe that what sets us apart from other lawyers is our business acumen, and our “can do” attitude.

And we listen before we talk.

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We are a UKTI recommended law firm