Commercial Lawyers

Our commercial solicitors will give your business the expertise and advice it needs day-to-day. We can help you protect the value generated by your business dealings, while managing the legal risks to your business.

Many of our lawyers have in-house experience, or have worked in industry before becoming legally qualified. With experts across all business sectors, you’ll work with someone who really understands your business and your requirements. We’ll add value at every stage and help you solve your problems quickly with a minimum of fuss.

We’ll get to know you, your business and the environment in which it operates. We know the questions to ask, the assumptions to challenge, where we can be flexible, and the points we need to insist on.

What Commercial Services Do We Offer?

We offer advice in areas including:

  • Charity law
  • Contracts
  • Data protection
  • E-commerce and Data
  • Franchising
  • Information technology
  • Intellectual property
  • Joint ventures
  • Financial services regulatory issues
  • Sales and distribution arrangements
  • Sourcing.

Who Can We Help?

  • Established and growing businesses
    From start-ups to stalwarts - we help businesses of all sizes, at all stages, in a range of industry sectors
  • In-house legal teams
    We can provide “wraparound” support to busy in-house teams. For example, we can provide help with strategic contracts, act as an overflow, or provide lawyers on secondment to your company
  • International businesses wishing to enter the UK
    We help companies looking to enter the UK market by providing expertise in English commercial law
  • UK businesses looking to do business with the rest of the world
    Through our membership of First Law International, we can get you find the right help to do business just about anywhere in the world.

Why Choose Our Commercial Lawyers?

Our commercial team offers specialist expertise, delivered from our nationwide network of offices.

We’re pragmatic, commercial and have deep understanding of the issues affecting you and your industry.  We offer high quality advice in clear plain language, and we pride ourselves on keeping to your deadlines and budgets.

Depending on your commercial needs, we can offer a variety of pricing structures. This may be hourly rate, fixed fee, a retainer or a bank of hours – it’s up to you.

Contact Us

Call our commercial team on 0808 271 2602 or contact us online to find out more about how we can help.

Focus On

Going Fourth

Data now has a profound impact on everyone's daily lives, and this trend is only going to continue. Our Going Fourth report looks at the impact for the future of industry and manufacturing, with focuses on supply chain technology, employment law, information security, and the Internet of Things.

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Case Study - Intercity

Intercity is a large IT services business specialising in communications, managed services, and cloud security, with over 2500 customers from SME to enterprise level.

We've worked with Intercity for over a decade, advising across employment, commercial, and contract law. Most recently, we've helped them manage TUPE regulations as part of a big new deal.

Charlie, Group Managing Director, now considers us as an extended part of the team, one that shares Intercity's values and cares about their success.

Read Charlie's full story

“They make you feel more assured, more confident. They know we’re a business that’s growing, that’s fast-moving, and they move with the times. We trust them.”

Charlie Blackmore, Group Managing Director

Find one of our solicitors near you

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.

Awards & Accreditations

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

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Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.