Matthew Canfield

Matthew Canfield, Corporate and Commercial Solicitor

I am an Associate in the Corporate and Commercial team based in Chester. For the most part I act for owner managed businesses varying in size from start-ups to large enterprises. I advise clients on a diverse range of corporate matters including the sale and purchase of shares and company assets, company formations and structures,… Read more »

Digital & IT Software Contracts

The digital environment is dynamic and fast moving and requires effective software and service solutions. With so many business sectors being continuously transformed by technology, it has never been more important to ensure that your commercial contracts are as robust and reliable as possible. Our specialist team provide a full range of support and advice… Read more »

Compliance with Competition Law

Compliance with competition law is essential for all businesses as increasingly in the UK and Europe governments adopt stricter competition laws and crack-down on anti-competitive practices. Failing to adhere to competition law can have very serious repercussions, both corporate and personal, as a breach can carry serious civil and even criminal sanctions. If you are… Read more »


It is increasingly common for companies to outsource services and we are experienced in preparing and reviewing outsourcing services agreements to meet our clients’ requirements. Our specialist team can help with a range of sophisticated outsourcing arrangements, to suit our clients’ business needs. We also find that many of our clients are required to enter… Read more »


Being based in the North West we act for a large number of manufacturing companies and are familiar with their requirements. By way of example, one of the members of the team is a non-executive of an international manufacturer of drums and reels and we are familiar with the issues which our manufacturing clients need… Read more »

Sale of Goods and Services

Our experienced Commercial lawyers regularly advise businesses in relation to all aspects of the manufacture and supply of goods and the provision of services. This could range from drafting standard terms and conditions to complex outsourcing contracts. We are committed to providing our clients with the advice and support they need to be confident that… Read more »

Partnerships and LLPs

General partnerships and LLPs are popular types of business structure in many sectors, not least because of the advantages they offer to their creditors. However, with their advantages also come many potential legal issues which must be addressed carefully in order to comply with partnership law. Our Commercial team has extensive experience in advising on… Read more »

Intellectual Property Rights

Businesses today are creating intellectual property rights all the time, and these rights need to be protected because they are, in many cases, the most valuable assets a business has. If you are unsure about what intellectual property rights your business has, whether or not they can be registered or, if not, the other ways… Read more »

Agency and Distribution

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We understand that getting goods or services to your customers is a vital part of your business. Our team can assist you in finding the most suitable approach in achieving that goal. Whether you are considering using agents or distributors for the first time and need some preliminary advice, or you are unhappy with your… Read more »

Andy Booth

Andy Booth, Music and Media Partner in the Corporate team at SAS Daniels

I am a Business Owner, Joint Head of Stockport Office and Partner. I specialise in acting for owner-managed businesses of all shapes and sizes. These range from one-man start ups, to £100m turnover businesses from international rock stars to crazy kids with a dream. They are all unified by a passion for what their owners… Read more »