At Edwards & Co. Solicitors we have a long tradition of providing a comprehensive range of services to the business community in Northern Ireland, with emphasis on small and medium sized businesses and family businesses of all sizes. Our solicitors have a hands-on approach and develop a deep understanding of our clients' business needs and their key people's requirements.

We have incorporated many businesses in a wide range of sectors from the entertainment industry to light industry, manufacturing and property. We have set up partnerships and advised in the purchases of well known franchises. Add to that our knowledge of transactional M&A and corporate finance deals, joint venture and shareholders agreements, we can put in place the legal package to suit your business needs in the Northern Ireland context. Our links further afield in the rest of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland can offer your business an all round legal service.

Areas of specialism:

  • Start ups   
  • Sole Traders
  • Partnership   
  • Incorporation
  • Corporate Governance   
  • Acquisition,Finance and Private Equity
  • Franchises   
  • Acquisitions and Disposals
  • Inward Investment   
  • Mergers and Demergers
  • Corporate Restructuring    
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Joint Ventures   
  • MBOs
  • Debt Recovery   
  • Business Premises
  • SPVs    
  • Employment Issues and Directors Service Agreements


We have expertise throughout the firm to provide advice to and cater for all the diverse needs of business.  You can find further information on some of our particular areas of service:

Intellectual Property
IT Law
Insolvency
Family/Small Business
Debt & Business Recovery
Commercial Disputes

Edwards & Co. is recognised by Chambers UK for its work on Corporate/M & A, clients said, “The experiences of a valued customer and all possible efforts are made to ensure a common understanding of the issues, their implications and solutions.”

“There was a clear commitment on their part to allocate the appropriate resources to our deal that reflected its complexity and urgency.”

Partner Jennifer Ebbage is regarded as a notable practitioner in Corporate/M & A regarded as a trusted advisor and clients are given confidence by her thorough approach, and note that she is, “sensitive, hard-working and goes the extra mile”.