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Please can you tell me who pays the legal fees when buying

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Please can you tell me who pays the legal fees when buying a business ?
I am in the process of signing for a retail shop, and the lady i am purchasing from has asked us to pay her legal fees, is this the norm ?

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Helen
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Max Lowry replied 4 years ago.

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You usually pay your own legal fees. Obviously, you can agree to whatever you like, but usually, each party pays their own legal costs.

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