Legal solutions for every stage of your growth journey

Fixed-fee legal advice for entrepreneurs, start-ups & high growth ventures.

We don’t just work with Founder-led high growth ventures: we are one. From funding to exit, we can provide you with stage specific, fixed fee legal advice from lawyers that understand your business.

What our clients say...

Bill and his team have been a great asset for our business, guiding us through a complicated MBO that has setup Gophr for its next stage of growth.
Seb Roberts
Seb Robert
CEO & Founder of Gophr
Seven Legal provide fantastic stage specific advice which has been invaluable to our growth. As a Founder, having Bill’s team in our corner gives us great peace of mind that we are building on solid foundations.
Kaushal Shah
Kaushal Shah
CEO & Founder of envoPAP
Bill and his team are fantastic! Their expertise and support has made my life in the startup world a lot easier and I would highly recommend.
David Dunne
David Dunne
CEO & Co-Founder of Hexis Performance

Our legal specialisms

Our experienced team have completed hundreds of funding rounds in the London early stage market from Seed to Series B and can provide advice on corporate, commercial and employment matters.

As our team continues to grow, we’re also expanding our specialist practice offering. We can provide your business with legal advice on…

Company set-up

Funding rounds and investment

Trademarks & intellectual property


EMI and staff incentives

Data Protection

Saas, commercial contracts, technology and e-commerce


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As a startup entrepreneur, whether it be for negotiating investments or business contracts, it's great to have someone like Bill on your side of the table.
Jordan MCrae
Jordan McRae
CEO & Founder of Mobilus Labs

Our Founder

Our Founder, Bill Cogan, is a dual-qualified lawyer, as a Solicitor of England & Wales and an Attorney-at-Law for the State of New York.

Before founding Seven Legal, Bill spent over 10 years advising PLCs, private international companies and early stage high growth ventures.

He founded Seven Legal with the mission of building a business that both clients and lawyers love working with.

Bill Cogan
The team at Seven Legal have provided incredible support for us. I would highly recommend their services. They speak in terms you can understand, not jargon. And are quick to respond and support when needed. We will continue to work with them for the long term.
Steven Williams
Steven Williams
Founder at Drop Funding

Our lawyers

Bill is supported by a team of senior lawyers, each selected for the technical skills, commercial acumen and experience of working with start-ups and high-growth ventures. They understand our clients’ needs for efficient, commercial solutions to legal problems and work innovatively to help you grow your business with the confidence of sound legal advice.

Legal advice tailored to each stage of your growth journey

Client Journey

We’ve aligned our services with the growth journey of our clients, providing you with expert legal advice tailored to the funding, scaling and exiting stages of a high-growth business.

Find out more about our services and the stage specific packages we offer in our client journey.

An Environmentally Focused Legal Consultancy

We pride ourselves on our commitment to environmental sustainability. So much so that we put it at the heart of our company’s mission:

To solve problems for Founders by delivering stage-specific legal advice within a planet friendly business model.

We are members of 1% for the Planet and plant trees in the UK and around the world with Ecologi. In 2021 we also joined the Better Business Act coalition, campaigning for better environmental and social futures in the UK.

With these actions, we’re helping to turn the legal world green, because first-rate legal services do not have to cost the earth.

Partners we work with

Enterprise Ireland
London & Partners
Imperial College London
Claim Capital
DROP Funding
Entrepreneurs Collective
Legacy Club

Our clients

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Latest updates

Due diligence for start-ups & how to set up a data room

Due diligence for start-ups & how to set up a data room

With our due diligence guide, you’ll learn how to prepare for investor scrutiny. We outline what areas of your business investors will be interested in, how to set up a due diligence data room and provide you with an example filing structure and list of documents to include.

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10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Scaling

10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Scaling

We work with many high-growth businesses and they often face the same challenges when scaling. We’ve put together a list of 10 pitfalls we see most commonly and how to deal with them. From founder fallouts to losing control of your exit, learn how to manage scaling risks.

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