Commercial

We cover a broad range of commercial arrangements and will provide you with clear and practical advice, whilst considering your business needs.

Commercial

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Based in the heart of Mayfair with a global reach, we provide comprehensive advice to affluent clients from around the world, including brokers, construction companies, distributors, energy companies, insurance companies, joint ventures, large private companies, partnerships, private individuals, service providers, small & medium businesses and traders.

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Commercial Clients We're Able To Advise

Clear, Practical Advice

We determine our client’s objectives during the initial meeting, and always work towards our client’s timetable. We enjoy working with our clients and strive to build a lasting relationship, by providing clear, practical advice, across a range of matters such as commercial contracts, commercial shipping and joint ventures.

If you would like to hear more about our commercial law services, please consider getting in touch with us and one of our expert solicitors will be happy to assist you.

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Areas Of Law

Commercial contract law governs the creation, negotiation, and enforcement of agreements between businesses and individuals engaged in commercial transactions.

The goal of commercial contract law is to ensure that all parties understand their rights and obligations under the contract, and that the terms of the contract are clear, enforceable and fair.

This can include contracts for the sale of goods or services, distribution agreements, licensing agreements, and many other types of commercial contracts. Commercial contracts typically involve complex legal and financial arrangements and may involve parties from different jurisdictions or with different legal systems.

Commercial tax law deals with the tax implications of commercial transactions and business activities.

Commercial tax law covers a range of legal issues, including corporate tax, sales tax, value-added tax (VAT), excise tax and customs duties. Commercial tax law can vary depending on the jurisdiction and industry involved and may involve complex legal and financial arrangements.

The goal of commercial tax law is to ensure that businesses understand their tax obligations and comply with the applicable tax laws and regulations.

KEY AREAS
  • Agency agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Drafting and negotiation of commercial agreements terms
  • Joint ventures agreements
  • Long term supply agreements
  • Purchasing and procurements contracts
  • Service agreements
  • Standard terms of business
  • Standard and bespoke terms of supply or purchase
KEY AREAS
  • Asset finance and leasing
  • Compliance with tax and reporting obligations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Partnership structuring and transactions
  • Private equity structuring
  • Project finance
  • Real estate transactions
  • Structuring of investment transactions
  • Tax planning – UK and international
  • UK and international commercial tax issues

Commercial shipping law governs the legal and regulatory aspects of shipping goods and commodities by sea.

This can include matters related to the ownership and operation of vessels, maritime trade, cargo disputes, marine insurance and marine pollution. Commercial shipping law is complex and (Add comma after complex and delete the word ‘and’) multifaceted and incorporates a range of national and international laws and regulations, as well as industry customs and practices.

The goal of commercial shipping law is to ensure that maritime trade is conducted in a safe, efficient, and fair manner, and that disputes are resolved in a timely and effective timeframe.

Commercial Joint Ventures

Commercial joint venture law governs the creation and operation of joint ventures between two or more commercial entities.

Commercial joint ventures are formed to pursue specific business opportunities, share risk and costs, and combine expertise and resources. Commercial joint venture law covers a range of legal issues, including the terms of the joint venture agreement, ownership structure, intellectual property rights, tax implications, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution mechanisms.

The goal of commercial joint venture law is to ensure that all parties understand their rights and obligations under the joint venture agreement, and that the terms of the agreement are clear, enforceable, and fair.

KEY AREAS
  • Advising on second-hand sale and purchase of ships
  • Bill of lading, commodity and carriage contracts
  • Charterparties drafting and contract terms
  • Commercial Contracts, commercial ship management contracts
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Passenger contracts
  • Sales, mergers and acquisitions of shipping companies
  • Shipbuilding and construction contracts
  • Ship sale and purchase; new build and second-hand
  • Ship registration
KEY AREAS
  • Drafting, negotiating joint venture agreements (UK and International)
  • International mergers of existing businesses
  • Joint ventures for entering new markets
  • Outsourcing joint ventures
  • Project joint ventures
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Strategic alliances and partnerships agreements
  • Structuring joint venture agreements (UK and International)
Commercial Outsourcing

Outsourcing law is a niche  area of legal practice that deals with the legal and regulatory aspects of outsourcing arrangements between businesses.

Outsourcing is a business practice in which a company hires another company or individual to perform certain tasks or provide certain services on its behalf. The goal of outsourcing law is to ensure that both the outsourcing company and the service provider have a clear understanding of their respective rights and obligations, and that the outsourcing relationship is structured in a fair and mutually beneficial manner.

Projects and energy law deals with the legal and regulatory aspects of energy projects and infrastructure development.

The goal of projects and energy law is to ensure that energy projects are developed and operated in a safe, efficient, and sustainable manner, and that disputes are resolved in a timely and effective timeframe.

This can include matters related to the financing, construction, and operation of power plants, oil and gas facilities, renewable energy projects, and other energy-related infrastructure.

KEY AREAS
  • Contract drafting
  • Contract management
  • Exit planning strategy
  • Negotiation of contract terms
  • Outsourcing arrangements
  • Procurement process support
  • Structuring deals and transactions
KEY AREAS
  • Commercial contracts
  • Contract drafting
  • EPC (Engineering, production and procurement) contracts
  • EPIC (Engineering, procurement, installation & commissioning) contracts
  • Negotiating contractual terms
  • Operating agreements
  • Production sharing agreements
  • Sale and purchase agreements
  • Service contracts and agreements
  • Tender agreements
  • Trade agreements

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