Our lawyers review, interpret, draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts in different sectors on behalf of a range of clients from start-ups to multinationals.
The scale of our expertise covers the full scope of commercial work, from giving a view on enforceability of a particular clause through to major deals involving a team of lawyers committed to the project for a number of months. Relevant aspects of our work are described below.
Many of our commercial lawyers also offer specialist knowledge of key legal areas such as intellectual property and commercial property. This enables us to provide commercial advice in context, with an eye to protecting our clients' brands and avoiding the pitfalls of anti-trust infringement.
Product and service supply agreements
Central to our commercial contract practice are the principal trading contracts associated with the supply of goods and services, including standard terms and conditions of sale/purchase, long term supply agreements, framework trading agreements, agency agreements, distribution agreements and franchise agreements. We are experts in our field at:
- Advising on sales, mergers and acquisitions
- Structuring and documenting relationships with suppliers, customers and strategic partners
- Drafting (and advising on) the full range of business agreements including purchase and supply, partnering arrangements, agency and distribution, franchise, logistics and warehousing, partnerships and strategic alliances.