Helping start-ups and scaling businesses to capitalise on opportunities for growth.

Capitalise is a support package designed to help you achieve your ambitions, by offering all the commercial legal advice you need, when you need it. Akin to an outsourced legal team, it’s a flexible model crafted to meet your needs.

Capitalise is an efficient way of getting access to our services, as we do not have to open a new file for you each time. We can advise you across all essential areas for starts ups and scaling businesses and you get to speak to the right person at Capital who has the expertise you need – quickly and without fuss.

What does it cover?
Comprehensive legal advice


  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Data protection and cyber security
  • Directors’ duties
  • Tackling fraud and managing legal risk
  • Working internationally

Commercial Disputes

  • Early-stage advice on business disagreements and navigating a commercial outcome
  • Specialist advice on disputes involving regulated entities
  • Debt collection


  • Governance and secretarial support
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private equity – sponsors and management advisory
  • Venture capital and growth capital
  • Joint ventures
  • Equity capital markets


  • HR audits and consultancy
  • Policy and procedures
  • Employment documentation
  • Improvement strategies
  • Workforce planning and assessment
  • Interview and recruitment support

Financial Services Regulation

  • Applications for FCA and PRA authorisation and post-authorisation support
  • Support in the launch and distribution of new products, services and associated promotions
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts and terms of business
  • Sale and purchase of regulated businesses and companies
  • Answers to queries about the requirements of your regulator
  • Business crime and investigations support


  • Advice on the scope of insurance policy coverage
  • Handling claims
  • Drafting and updating policies
  • Advice on insurance policy disputes on behalf of claimants and defendants

Intellectual Property

  • Intellectual property strategy and brand management
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Transactional intellectual property
  • Conducting intellectual property audits

Real Estate

  • Support in negotiating and entering into or renewing a business lease
  • Property disputes

Easy communications

You will have a dedicated relationship manager. There are no fixed rules about how you communicate with us to use the Capitalise service though – so it’s up to you whether you want advice by telephone, video calls, email or face-to-face.

Initial conversations will help us to get a better understanding of your specific requirements and working preferences, so we can adapt accordingly. We will then arrange to meet every 6 months to review our relationship and discuss your evolving business needs.

We will also receive monthly email newsletters on employment law developments, and bulletins on specific news tailored to your sector.


As you grow, you and your legal team may need something more than our outsourced general counsel services. Capital can make secondees available to you, to benefit from our experience and to help with resourcing issues. Secondments can be useful to help us better understand each other’s culture and operations.

We’d be happy to discuss secondments in more detail with you.


Our added value training service means that as well as having access, at no charge, to all of our employment law, commercial, data protection and intellectual property breakfast briefings (held in Cardiff and London), you will also benefit from bespoke training sessions delivered at a discounted rate, and at a UK location of your choice.


Our fees are commercially competitive whilst reflecting the quality of the work we offer.

Capitalise members also receive an additional discount on our commercial rates, as we recognise a little help can go a long way for starts ups and scaling businesses.

We work with you based on transparent hourly rates for smaller queries, or with up-front costs scoping for larger projects, to ensure you always have costs clarity.

Capital Law have been a strong partner for us not only through this last fundraise, but also continually, supporting with all aspects of the business. It’s been fantastic to work with the team, and their specialism in insurance and technology makes them the leaders in this space.

Harry Franks
Co-founder and COO | Zego