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.
Preventing fraud and cyber-crime
A practical guide to securing your business data, cash and reputation. 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 more18/09/15
Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards
Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more29/07/15
Brachers shortlisted for national legal award because of dedication to Kent market
Brachers has been shortlisted for the coveted Law Firm of the Year prize at this year’s national Halsbury’s Legal Awards. Award nomination shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more
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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 more28/03/17
The key legal considerations when hiring out your venue
If you work in the tourism industry and hire out a venue for business, make sure you have considered the legal aspects of doing so. Read more22/03/17
Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards
The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards will come into effect on 1 April 2018. This standard will be applicable for all properties that require an Energy Performance Certificate including lease properties. Read more08/03/17
Latest on business rates following 2017 Budget
The Chancellor has just announced in his Budget to Parliament that further measures are to be applied to business rates in an effort to aid small businesses and pubs ahead of the business rates relief revaluation on 1 April 2017. Read more