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

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

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They provide carefully considered support and guidance, adding value at every stage of the process. I couldn't recommend them more highly.
Chambers & Partners
They were incredibly understanding of our unique needs and collaborated in a very flexible way. I would describe the team as very approachable and capable – they took time to listen to our requirements and made recommendations accordingly.
Legal 500
High standards, good, transparent communication between team members, excellent understanding of the issues, plus a can-do attitude. Part of the firm’s culture is an awareness of cost, and the farming out of work to the most reasonably-priced resource.
Legal 500
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Exceptional.
Legal 500
James Harman is excellent at understanding complex clients' wishes and following them through. He is calm and negotiates a fair position for all artistic and commercial parties.
Chambers & Partners
Caroline Copeland is "recommended for commercial matters."
Legal 500

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