Legal services for business
Our commercial lawyers work closely with a wide variety of private sector businesses, public sector bodies and charitable organisations, providing expert guidance on almost every aspect of the law.
What sets Clarke Willmott apart is that we recognise not only the importance of providing legally watertight advice, but also the need to support our clients’ corporate objectives and long-term goals.
We have particular expertise advising our business clients on complex and cross-border matters. For example, advising international companies seeking to operate and invest in the UK, and UK companies seeking to invest or develop their business internationally.
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Corporate lawAdvising on a range of matters including mergers, acquisitions, re-structures and corporate tax.
Commercial contracts and agreementsProviding advice on commercial contracts such as long term supply agreements, outsourcing contracts and distribution agreements.
Real estate and commercial propertyAdvice on a variety of matters including planning, construction, property sales and property litigation.
What our clients say
They are very pragmatic, very friendly, good to deal with and technically very strong – they really do just what you want them to do.
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The core thing about how they work is that they understand the commercial value of the advice that they give.
Our expertise in action
Purchase of a Landed Estate
Mr Arnold is a farmer based in Gloucestershire. He was buying a landed estate and needed advice to ensure that...Read more
Dispute on behalf of an engineering company arising from design and manufacturing defects. Problem A dispute with a US software...Read more
Major clearing bank
Our client is a major clearing bank who instructed Clarke Willmott in relation to the £18m re-financing of a regional...Read more
The latest from Clarke Willmott
Catch up with the latest business news and views from the Clarke Willmott team.
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Is that ‘off the record’? How effective are “Without Prejudice” Letters
The recent case of Meaker v Cyxtera Technology UK Ltd, has shown how a dismissal can be effective, even if it is communicated via a “without prejudice” letter.Read more
HR Consultancy Corner: Restructuring and redundancy top tips
With a continued turbulent economic climate it’s not surprising that many organisations are looking at re-structuring and/or redundancies as a way to help secure the future of the business and off-set rising costs.Read more
Debt Recovery team highlight: Overpaid wages to employees
Overpaid wages to employees can happen for a variety...Read more
Minor children and 1975 Inheritance Act Claims
This article explains the law around the 1975 Inheritance...Read more
Pet custody in separation and divorce: understanding the legalities and preparing for disputes
Pet custody can be a contentious issue for separating couples. This article discusses the legalities of pet ownership and divorce.Read more
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