Our experienced commercial contracts solicitors provide the best possible advice on creating business contracts with suppliers, customers or collaborators.
Ensuring that your commercial contracts are water tight is imperative for protecting your organisation from commercial risks, such as contract disputes, contract negotiations, data protection breaches and regulatory compliance.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we work in partnership with you to ensure that all commercial contracts are clear and unambiguous. We draw on our extensive cross-sector and legal knowledge to ensure that all commercial contracts are fit for purpose, complaint with law and help safeguard against commercial risks.
Commercial contracts can be a complex area of law that is covered by a number of laws and regulations. We provide clear and practical advice to ensure all commercial contracts cover the unexpected and work with you to review commercial contracts to ensure they reflect any changes in the organisation.
When negotiating commercial contracts, we will provide strategic planning and guidance on relevant rules and regulations. The commercial requirements of an organisations may not coincide with what is allowed by law, so our specialist commercial contracts team can advise and support you to ensure their commercial contracts remain compliant.
While commercial contracts are put in place to safeguard your organisation, if your organisation is facing a commercial contracts dispute we can work with you to provide clear and practical advice and support through every step of the dispute, from identifying whether there is a case to dispute resolution through mediation or court proceedings.
Our commercial contracts advice services
We work with a number of organisations across multiple sectors to ensure that their commercial contracts are drafted in a clear and comprehensive manner, are tailored to the specific requirements of your organisation and take into consideration the housing-sector-specific legislation and regulations.
Our experienced commercial contracts solicitors can advise on all aspects of commercial contracts, including:
- Outsourcing contracts;
- Distribution agreements;
- Heads of Terms;
- Tender documentation;
- IP licensing;
- Consultancy agreements;
- Business sales and purchases;
- Email and internet-use policies;
- Website terms and conditions;
- General terms and conditions of business;
- Joint venture agreements;
- IT contracts;
- Procurement of services;
- Supply contract;
- Software licences;
- Franchise agreements;
- Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements; and
- Commercial contract disputes.
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