Caroline Buchan Barrister and Company Secretary


The needs of one business will vary at times from the needs of another. With that in mind I want to give you just what your business requires and in a cost-effective way that relieves you of the extra administrative burden.

I can provide both a registered office address and act as your personal Co Sec, Non-Executive Director or Trustee on a retainer basis. I know that my clients want more than just an annual return filed once a year and therefore I can also provide a full suite of Co Sec services as and when you require the additional assistance.

Business and Company/Commercial Law & Litigation

Comprehensive Company and Commercial legal advice and assistance for all your business needs to help you grow your business including the drafting of international sales contracts, Joint Venture Agreements and advice on company structure for when you want to expand or export overseas. Assessment of recent legislation such as the Bribery Act, changes made by anticipated EU data protection regulations and Agency Workers Regulations. Debt Recovery – drafting of statutory demands and has own process server, court proceedings, charges on property and advice on other methods of enforcement

Construction Law

Including negotiation, advisory and drafting work for all manner of construction contracts (RIBA, NEC3, and JCT) including work for architects, contractors and sub-contractors.

Technology and Intellectual Property Law

I provide support for a number of companies and businesses specialising in electronics, IT solutions and design whether contractors or sub-contractors and review and advise on their Ts&Cs, contracts and any debt recovery matters. In addition my knowledge of the industry helps when advising clients on all manner of intellectual property issues including registering and protecting trademarks and domain names.

Alternative dispute resolution specialist

Accredited and experienced mediator, arbitrator and Technology and Construction Bar Association accredited adjudicator able to give real advice to prevent disputes escalating and becoming expensive time consuming and stressful.

Employment law

A member of the CIPD I can advise and represent clients in all manner of employment matters including but not limited to staff handbooks, service contracts, advice on employee relations, going to or avoiding tribunal and compromise agreements

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