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MKB Law provides bespoke legal services for businesses and commercial clients in Belfast and Northern Ireland. Our clients range in size from PLCs to micro-enterprises, allowing us to tailor our services to best suit your business needs. It is our belief that business legal services cannot be provided without understanding a client’s business and their aims. For this reason we emphasise a one to one relationship, transparency and continuity with our clients.

Corporate & Commercial Services

Whether you are an entrepreneur with a unique idea, or an established business enterprise, the Corporate Law team at MKB Law will provide clear legal guidance and advice designed to complement your business structure.

Led by Director Gordon McElroy, our team is adept in all areas of corporate law, combining progressive-thinking with pragmatic solutions. With a diverse and discerning skillset, experience in a range of provincial and international matters, combined with a genuine enthusiasm for our discipline, our team provide an unrivalled service to all clients.

Our team will advise on the events that you will typ­ically encounter, from business inception to attainment – find out more…

Business Sale & Purchase

MKB Law advise business buyers and sellers of all sizes and types; we work with you from the inception of the transaction through to completion and post-completion matters. We offer expertise in specialist sectors including: hotels, restaurants, bars, residential homes and manufacturing companies.

While the transaction is based on the Sale and Purchase Agreement, there are other legal documents to consider and prepare, including: property leases, tax deeds, contracts, intellectual property rights, and funding arrangements. We also offer expert advice on business succession planning, and have been trusted advisors to many businesses undergoing this transition.


Franchising is an effective way to expand a business into a wider network through the replication of a successful and proven business concept. MKB Law will provide advice and guidance to Franchisors on the suitability of a business concept and proposed structure. If you are a prospective or existing Franchisee, our team can advise on a range of areas namely franchise agreements, property leases, day-to-day business dealings and employment matters.

In addition, our team may also provide legal advice for both buyers and sellers in regard to distribution agreements, ensuring that the legal relationship is clearly understood from the outset in order to avoid any disputes.


MKB Law advise clients across the licensed sector on a wide range of legal matters. Our team works closely with bars, restaurants, hotels and other outlets to obtain all the necessary licences required to trade. This includes entertainment, liquor, gaming and gambling permits. We will also advise clients on the statutory and regulatory framework connected to the licence.

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Business Insolvency

MKB Law act on behalf of organisations, banks, insolvency practitioners, receivers, guarantors, directors, shareholders and borrowers in relation to all of the complex problems that arise from dealing with corporate insolvency. We can provide assistance with matters such as: company restructuring, corporate finance, corporate recovery, administration and Directors duties.

Business & Commercial Team


Our Business and Commercial team can be contacted on: 028 9024 2450 or via email:

Client Feedback

MKB Law have been the exclusive legal services providers to our group for over 25 years. They have provided specialist advice in many areas including all legal services for the Merchant Hotel. Their practical approach and professionalism has been invaluable to us.

Dr Bill Wolsey – Beannchor Group

MKB Law provides all legal services to our chain and have been extensively helpful in negotiating supplier terms and conditions. Their corporate and commercial team has the strength in depth and experience needed by a modern progressive business.

James Sinton – Little Wing Pizzeria

It can be a real minefield when new legislation is announced or when we want to create a new commercial contract. MKB Law’s Business and Commercial team has a wealth of knowledge and has advised me on these matters to find a workable solution for all.

Paul Taylor – Lynas Food Service

Contact Us

For more information or to arrange a consultation with a Solicitor, please complete our contact form.
Alternatively you can call us on 
028 9024 2450 or email


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