Brian Auld


Department: Commercial Law

Areas of Specialism: Buying and selling Businesses, Mergers and Acquisitions; Commercial contracts; Agency and Distribution Agreements; Shareholder Agreements.

Brian Auld has been a company commercial lawyer for over 30 years and joined Tollers in 2022.  He has advised a variety of businesses during that time both as an in-house lawyer for the likes of Racal Electronics, Toshiba and Nortel, as well as in private practice.

As a trainee solicitor, he spent time in Brussels with the European Commission and negotiated IT/supply contracts in Sweden, Denmark, France and Algeria.

For the last 20 years Brian has specialised in advising clients in regard to commercial contacts and everything related to setting up, running and selling a business.

He is highly experienced and works with both start-ups and established businesses and prides himself on being able to provide understandable commercial/pragmatic advice and works in partnership to find the right solution for clients.

Find out more about Tollers Commercial Law services here.

  • Areas of Experitise:
    • buying/selling businesses;
    • mergers and re-organisations;
    • commercial contracts;
    • standard trading terms;
    • agency/distributor agreements;
    • IP/IT contracts;
    • partnership/shareholder/LLP member agreements.
  • Types of Clients:
    • Business Owners;
    • SME’s;
    • Directors;
    • Accountants;
    • Corporate Finance Brokers;
    • IFAs;
    • Venture Capitalists;
    • Private Individuals.

As a Dad and Grandad Brian likes to spend time with his kids/grandkids. He likes to keep fit and bird-watch. Swimming is his preferred activity and he particularly enjoys swimming in his local outdoor pool and is also partial to a bit of cycling on the static bike and walking.

He has participated in the London Marathon, Great North Run and C2C bike ride – Whitehaven to Tynemouth.

Brian is available to meet at the following offices: Oakham Office, Kempston Office, Stevenage Office, Corby Office, Milton Keynes Office, Northampton Office

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