Commercial

We are experts at drafting, advising on and negotiating the commercial contracts that drive our clients' businesses and are ready to help solve the complex legal issues that our clients face.

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Overview

Our commercial practice is at the heart of the firm's business.

Contracts are at the root of our work in this area, and our lawyers are experts in drafting, advising on and, if necessary, litigating commercial contracts of all kinds.

We have a wide range of experience in all commercial contracts, with particular expertise in advising on contracts for the acquisition, protection and exploitation of rights. Our lawyers combine a sound grasp of the technicalities of contract law, intellectual property and finance with an extensive understanding of business. With this knowledge, we bring great value to our clients by helping them shape and steer commercial deals.

Expertise

Our areas of expertise include the following:

  • Supply of services
  • Supply of goods
  • Supply of digital content
  • Distribution
  • Agency
  • Franchising
  • Licensing
  • Sponsorship
  • Trade finance
  • Intellectual property
  • Copyright
  • Trade marks
  • Data protection
  • Privacy and e-privacy
  • E-commerce
  • IT and software

KEY CONTACTS

KEY CONTACTS

Our lawyers have in-depth commercial expertise and deliver high-quality, pragmatic and commercial advice.

Ed Baden Powell

Ed Baden Powell

Partner
Ed Baden Powell

Ed Baden Powell

Partner
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Euan Lawson (also known as “the legend” amongst clients) is measured, level- headed, fair, and creates a collaborative commercial environment for parties to achieve their goals. Working with Euan brings peace of mind, from both legal/commercial perspectives.
Legal 500
Caroline Copeland is "recommended for commercial matters."
Legal 500
A really high standard of work across the board.
Chambers & Partners
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Simkins have an excellent media practice constantly evolving with the changes in our industry.
Legal 500
They understand our business incredibly well and provide a range of specialists as needed.
Chambers & Partners
They are very commercial, really understand our business and can apply the law practically in line with our business goals.
Chambers & Partners

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