• Commercial agreements are at the heart of how your business operates. It is vital that we understand your business: the products and services you manufacture, supply or purchase; your relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and your strategic and commercial objectives, whilst offering you transparent fee arrangements and value for money. A commercial agreement should help you achieve your commercial goals whilst protecting you from and managing any risk. 

    Our Commercial team advises large UK and multi-national businesses, SMEs, partnerships, sole traders, charities/not for profit organisations operating in a wide range of sectors including life sciences, manufacturing, food and retail, technology and communications, energy and renewables, agriculture, financial services, IT, events, education, travel, fashion and healthcare. 

    We also advise a number of international businesses who are working in the UK and UK businesses who have activities overseas.

    We advise on a wide range of commercial agreements and issues including: 

    Your business and the supply chain

    • terms and conditions
    • protecting information with confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements
    • supply and purchase agreements for goods and/or services
    • manufacturing agreements
    • consumer contracts
    • support and guidance through the lifetime of the contract
    • managing changes to a contract
    • IT and communications
    • competition and anti-bribery law
    • regulatory compliance
    • data protection
    • loan and other finance and security structures. 

    Developing your goods/services and routes to market

    • joint ventures and collaboration agreements
    • licensing
    • research and development agreements
    • agency and distribution agreements
    • franchising
    • white labelling
    • co-branding
    • sponsorship, branding and marketing
    • web hosting and ecommerce.

    Sourcing arrangements

    • outsourcing
    • shared services.

Key Contacts - Commercial Agreements:

Meet the Team:

  • London-quality advice from a responsive and approachable local firm.

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  • Communication was excellent throughout the engagement.

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  • Widely experienced corporate practice which displays a particular affinity for private equity work, offering extensive expertise in advising investors and investees on transactional matters and portfolio company work.

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  • It is an extremely experienced and efficient team that is good with time management

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