Commercial Law

Our commercial law solicitors help businesses to make the most of their opportunities, while staying legally protected with the right contracts and agreements, as well as offering high level expertise in the area of intellectual property law.

Members of our team have worked with a diverse array of clients, from local SMEs to large corporations and global businesses, including handling the most complex, high value commercial legal matters.

We are ranked by leading client guide the Legal 500 for our Corporate and Commercial expertise, as well as for related areas including Commercial Property, Commercial Litigation and Employment Law.

Our commercial law expertise covers two main areas:

We can also assist with all of your corporate law needs, including for corporate transactions, company constitutional matters, shareholder relations and business restructuring.

Our commercial lawyers understand the importance of creating profitable business relationships with clients, suppliers and other key partners. We also know how valuable a business’s intellectual property can be, as long as it is correctly protected and commercially exploited.

Taking a straight talking commercial view, we ensure businesses fully understand the risks and opportunities presented to them. Our team provide strategic advice with a keen eye for detail, meaning our clients can be confident they will never miss out on an opportunity or hit an unexpected snag they could have been forewarned about.

Our view is that success for our clients means adding the most real-world value to their businesses, both in the short and long term. As such, our commercial law solicitors can help you take advantage of your commercial opportunities, protect you from any legal risks and allow you to operate in the most profitable way possible.

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Our commercial law services

Commercial contracts and agreements

Getting the right commercial contracts and agreements in place is essential for any business. They help to define your commercial relationships, give you certainty over issues such as revenue and supply chains, as well as offering important protection for your business if something goes wrong.

These documents can often be very long and complicated, with a good contract or agreement expected to cover all potential issues that could arise over the course of a business relationship. The language used is also often obscure, making these vital documents easy to misunderstand or misinterpret.

Our commercial lawyers are highly experienced in dealing with all types of commercial contracts and agreements. As such, we can make sure any legal agreement your business enters into truly matches your needs and expectations. And, if something goes wrong, we have the expertise needed to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

We can help with all aspects of commercial contracts and agreements, including:

  • Drafting contracts and agreements
  • Reviewing contracts and agreements you have been asked to sign
  • Negotiating contracts and agreements
  • Exiting commercial contracts and agreements
  • Commercial contract disputes

Find out more about our commercial contracts and agreements expertise.

Intellectual property law

Pretty much every business will have intellectual property (IP), even if it is just their brand name and logo. However, many businesses will also have much more complex assets, such as product designs and databases, all of which need to be protected and commercially exploited the right way.

No matter how simple or complicated your business’s intellectual property, it pays to get expert legal advice. This ensures you will be able to trade safe in the knowledge that your IP is protected, while also making sure you are able to effectively profit from your IP whenever the opportunity to do so presents itself.

Our intellectual property law expertise includes:

Find out more about our intellectual property law expertise.

Our commercial law solicitors’ fees

Cost is an essential issue to consider for any business and we want our fees and pricing structure to reflect this.

Where appropriate, we are able to handle some matters on a fixed fee or capped fee basis, for example drafting and reviewing straightforward contracts and agreements. This allows you to budget with precision.

For more complex matters where ongoing support is required, we will work to an agreed hourly rate dependent on the level of expertise needed. We will provide a clear cost estimate at the outset and any additional expenditure will be agreed in advance, so you always stay in control.

To find out more about our commercial law fees and to request a cost estimate, please get in touch.

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To discuss your commercial law needs with our smart, highly experienced legal experts, please get in touch.

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