the system of rules which a particular country or community recognises as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties


a written or spoken agreement intended to be legally binding, whereby one party promises to fulfil an obligation to another party in return for money or money’s worth / payment in kind


a legal entity, created under the law, which allows a group of people, as shareholders, to create an organisation empowered with legal rights which are usually only reserved for individuals, such as to sue and be sued, own property, hire employees or loan and borrow money


a business organisation, but not a company, where two or more people carry on business together and share the profits and losses proportionally

trade mark

a symbol, word or phrase, logo, picture, or shape legally registered or established by use which distinguishes the goods or services of one business from another


an automatic legal right which applies to written or recorded works that the author has expended independent effort to create

The Firm

Amanda Doyle Law Services is a Bristol based boutique law practice. It provides a broad range of legal advice for business to clients from sole traders to international concerns, with a particular focus on media and information technology businesses.

The company also offers a portfolio of consultancy services that help businesses to manage activities so that legal issues are identified and handled quickly, efficiently and pragmatically.

Why us?

Founder and Managing Director Amanda Doyle has extensive management and legal experience spanning from day to day advice on commercial, employment and property issues right through to management of the full legal and regulatory portfolio of an internationally recognised company.

She knows, first hand, the day-to-day pressures that businesses face so whatever your legal need we can provide the cost-effective and practical advice you need – in language you can understand!

How can we help you?

Setting up in business … read more
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Dealing with your customers… read more
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Protecting your brand and copyright … read more
Sales and marketing … read more
Managing your contracts … read more