Commercial

In a complex world, our specialist commercial lawyers bring clarity and insight to helping our clients structure and manage their business relationships, whether with their customers, suppliers or partners.

Commercial agreements are the life-blood of any organisation's business. From interpreting clauses in an existing contract to drafting and negotiating long-term outsourcing or supply chain agreements, we collaborate with our clients to ensure they achieve their strategic and commercial objectives. 

Our team regularly advises on a wide range of agreements, often with an international dimension, including:

  • Terms of business
  • Distributorship and agency agreements
  • Logistics and supply chain contracts
  • Business process and IT outsourcing
  • Education joint ventures
  • Grant agreements
  • High-tech manufacturing and life sciences contracts

These issues are complex but we prepare agreements in plain English and advice without legalese. 

Our lawyers

Our specialist commercial lawyers bring deep expertise in a range of key sectors, including automotive, manufacturing, education, health, central government, food and agriculture, charities, technology and life sciences.  

Our experience

We help our clients achieve their strategic and business objectives, whether in the UK or overseas. Recent examples of where we have done this include:  

  • Supporting an OEM in successfully establishing operations in central Europe, including working with the business to put in place a range of key commercial agreements.
  • Helping French kitchens and interior solutions business, Cuisines Schmidt, on the development of its business in the UK by developing a suite of standard dealership agreements.
  • Working with a range of clients on contractual arrangements for the roll-out of smart meters in the UK.
  • Assisting the Department for Education to deliver its flagship technical training policy by putting in place contracts for the provision of T Level qualifications.
  • Working with the British Council on the delivery of a number of key international programmes, including Erasmus+ and the Cultural Protection Fund.

Our clients

We work with both start-up and household name clients across a range of sectors. We have recently been working with: 

  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Department of Health & Social Care
  • ARM
  • The British Council
  • Redgate Software

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