We act for businesses large and small, and draft and negotiate robust and effective business contracts for them, from standard business terms to sophisticated large scale international trading agreements.

Clear wording efficiently delivered

Contrary to popular belief, it is entirely possible to write a legal contract in plain English. There is no need to hide crucial terms under jargon, which in fact, we believe can be dangerous. We understand the contract is needed both to protect your business and it has to be acceptable to your trading partner We know that often contracts are time critical and guarantee a speedy and efficient drafting service to ensure that completion dates are met.

Commercial awareness

Whatever the size of a business, we have the experience to provide effective commercial drafting and corporate advisory services throughout its life, from start-up to exit, so risks are minimised and opportunities realised.    Good commercial drafting lays the foundations of sound business, but as an experienced dispute resolution firm we are also on hand to ensure that choppy waters are safely navigated.   We are is renowned for being implacable and resolute in litigation, achieving the best outcomes as a result: by applying this same determination on behalf of our business clients, we ensure the best and most robust solutions are also achieved in their corporate and commercial affairs.

Areas of specialism

Our clients are from a varied range of business sectors including retail, IT, high end technology, media, publishing, travel and recruitment.  Typical instructions include:

   partnership & shareholder agreements

   corporate advisory

   share/asset sales and MBO’s

   terms & conditions of sale/purchase

   agency & distribution agreements

   joint venture agreements

   franchise agreements

   outsourcing / contractor / freelancer contracts

   service level agreements

   confidentiality & non-disclosure agreements

   website terms & conditions

   web hosting agreements

   ecommerce & distance selling

   software licensing, development & distribution

   hardware sale, rental & maintenance contracts