We enjoy working closely with our clients to understand their business needs and provide them with a full range of commercial legal services. Our specialist lawyers provide commercially focussed and pragmatic advice that ensures your interests are always protected.
We advise on areas including:
- commercial agreements and issues (such as terms and conditions, agency and distribution agreements, purchase and supply agreements, outsourcing and joint ventures);
- intellectual property;
- public sector contracts, projects and procurement
Our Commercial team advises large UK and multi-national businesses, SMEs, partnerships, sole traders and charities/ not for profit organisations operating in a wide range of sectors including healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, food and retail, technology and communications, energy and renewables, agriculture, financial services, IT, events, education, travel and fashion. We also have particular experience and expertise advising public sector bodies.
Our team experience includes advising NHS trusts, local authorities and universities/ schools on commercial, contract and public procurement law.
As a firm we are proud to be ranked nationally by Chambers UK, the leading guide to UK law firms, for our work in the healthcare sector and advise public sector and private and third sector providers within this area.
Our commercial team is fully integrated with colleagues across the firm involved in employment, property/ construction, regulatory, corporate and dispute resolution to ensure clients receive the full spectrum of advice they need.
GDPR: Future-proof your business and ensure data protection compliance
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will make substantial changes to the way in which personal data is handled. Read more04/07/17
The Hadlow Group and Brachers host joint celebration
College’s 50th anniversary also marks 25 years of collaboration with Brachers Read more19/06/17
Three quarters of Kent businesses subject to cyber-attack in 2017
Survey reveals rapidly increasing business cyber threat. Read more20/04/17
Brachers LLP advises on the Private Equity backed acquisition of Sharefunds Limited
Brachers LLP’s Corporate Team has advised Treasury Capital Ltd on its acquisition of Sharefunds Limited from AIM-Listed Share Plc. Read more22/11/16
Brachers advises Kent businesses to go ‘back to basics’ when it comes to effective credit control
Brachers has advised local companies to review the fundamentals of their credit control processes in order to protect the future sustainability and growth of their business. Read more07/10/16
Brachers advises clients to be pro-active about legal risk
Brachers advises clients be pro-active about legal risk as survey suggests legislative and contractual issues are top priority following Brexit vote. Read more
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Cyber-crime: are you prepared?
The cyber threat is growing. In just the past couple of months, for example, ‘ransomware’ attacks – in which malware encrypts data in companies’ systems in the hope that a ransom is paid - have severely hampered organisations including large corporates and NHS Trusts. Read more16/06/17
Where does a hung parliament leave Brexit?
Brachers expert says a worse deal and a significant increase in litigation could be on the cards. Read more02/06/17
We have heard that data protection law is changing – is there anything we need to be aware of?
Sarah Hewitt a Solicitor in our Corporate and Commercial team highlights what you need to know about the changes to The Data Protection Act and how these will effect your business. Read more06/04/17
How easy is it to get planning permission for Tourism and Leisure Development?
Planning Applications for tourism and leisure development (for example a new hotel or guesthouse or leisure facilities such as cinemas, museums and galleries) are considered by the Local Planning Authority (LPA) for the area in which the development is to take place. Read more06/04/17
Future-Proofing: Brachers role in the growth and success of the Hadlow Group
Brachers was first retained in 1992 to support Hadlow College with effective credit management and equity release to help bolster its finances and footprint in the educational sector. Read more06/04/17
Maidstone Commercial Property Focus
Despite the many uncertainties facing the UK and its property market, the outlook for Kent remains positive. Read more