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Commercial agreements solicitors - commercial contracts

Our expert commercial agreement solicitors provide advice on a range of commercial agreements for a number of diverse organisations. We deliver a thorough service that manages risk and ensures your organisation's interests are looked after.

Commercial agreement law is complex and ever-changing, at Stephensons we deliver clear, focused and proactive advice for both SMEs and large multinationals. For commercial agreement solicitors that offer services tailored to your business, contact us on 01616 966 229 or complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you directly.

Commercial contract law solicitors

Our specialist commercial contract law solicitors can help you draft, negotiate and review the following types of commercial agreement:

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What is a commercial agreement?

A commercial contract constitutes an agreement between two business entities, typically referred to as a business-to-business (B2B) agreement. Such agreements often encompass multiple clauses and conditions that come into effect when specific criteria are met or breached. These contracts may relate to the provision of goods or services.

Why choose Stephensons to be your commercial contracts lawyers?

We are an award-winning top 150 law firm with over 450 staff in a network of offices, across the country, including in cities such as London and Manchester, allowing us to act for clients nationwide.

If you would like advice on any aspect of a commercial agreement, contact our specialist commercial contract solicitors on 01616 966 229, or complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you directly.

How our commercial agreement solicitors can help

At Stephensons, we understand that commercial success is about so much more than paperwork. It's about forging strong business relationships, expanding your horizons, and mitigating potential risks. Our team of specialist commercial contract law solicitors is here to be your guiding light in the complex world of commercial agreements.

Our highly experienced team of commercial agreements solicitors is well-versed in navigating the intricate landscape of contractual requirements. From 'heavyweight' commercial contracts such as long-term supply agreements, partnership agreements, shareholder agreements, outsourcing contracts, and distribution agreements, to the meticulous scrutiny of existing agreements and terms and conditions – we have you covered.

We are dedicated to helping you achieve your business objectives. Whether you aim to foster lucrative partnerships or streamline your operations, our mission is to facilitate your journey.

Our team of commercial agreement solicitors is equipped with the knowledge and experience to provide you with straightforward, commercial advice that aligns with your unique needs. We take pride in offering solutions that not only meet your immediate requirements but also anticipate and address potential disputes before they escalate.

Effective commercial legal advice is the cornerstone of success in today's competitive landscape. Stephensons is here to help you unlock the full potential of your business relationships, enhance your bottom line, and safeguard your interests.

Who do our commercial agreement solicitors help?

Our commercial agreement solicitors can assist businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, manufacturers, service providers, retailers, franchisees, real estate professionals, international companies, and non-profit organisations in developing, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and agreements to protect their interests and facilitate successful transactions and partnerships.

Contact our commercial agreement solicitors

Whether you need a new commercial agreement drafted or legal advice on an existing one, our commercial agreement solicitors can help you. Contact us today on 0161 696 6170 or complete our online enquiry form.

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Examples of commercial agreements & contracts

The significance of commercial contracts in the ongoing success of your business cannot be overstated. In the collaborative realm of commerce, businesses invariably rely on the services and contributions of other entities or individuals to maintain their operations. Examples of commercial agreements include:

  • Shareholders agreement
  • Joint venture agreement
  • Partnership agreement
  • Terms and conditions of trade
  • Employment contracts
  • Non-disclosure agreement
  • Franchise agreement
  • Business purchase agreement
  • Purchase and supply agreement
  • Sale and distribution agreement
  • Service level agreements
  • Intellectual property licence and assignment

The purpose of commercial contracts

Regardless of your business's size, its prosperity hinges on the accurate representation of your business agreements, the effective safeguarding of your interests, and the prudent limitation of your liabilities within your commercial contracts.

Commercial contracts fulfil diverse roles in business operations:

Define rights and responsibilities

Commercial contracts serve as the blueprint that outlines the rights and responsibilities of each party involved in the business arrangement. These contracts communicate the agreed-upon terms, ensuring that all parties are well aware of their respective roles and obligations.

Facilitate dispute resolution

Disputes are an inevitable part of business. When conflicts arise, whether resolved amicably or through arbitration or litigation, commercial contracts serve as a reference point to ascertain fault and responsibility.

Safeguard business interests

Commercial contracts act as a shield for your business interests. Be it through confidentiality clauses, indemnity provisions, or other mechanisms, these contracts allow you to protect your interests and mitigate risks associated with interactions with other parties.

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