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.
Spotlight on our business experience
Employment and HR lawSupport for organisations dealing with employment and HR issues.
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.
International business servicesComprehensive advice on managing and extending your business overseas and into the UK from overseas.
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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
Trusts in International Estate Planning
Mr. Rhodes is domiciled in South Africa but works in the UK. He instructed Clarke Willmott LLP in relation to...Read more
Gas supply dispute following the change of contractual supplier by the client. Problem The change of contractual supply was not...Read more
Wharfside Developments Ltd
Wharfside Developments Ltd is a development company based in Ireland which instructed Clarke Willmott in relation to a proposal for...Read more
The latest from Clarke Willmott
Catch up with the latest business news and views from the Clarke Willmott team.
Wealth, Health and Inheritance Briefing
In this issue we report on the capital tax...Read more
Facilities Services Assistant – Bristol (One year FTC)
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Better the devil you know – The move from LIBOR to SONIA
Lenders are currently faced with the decision of whether to: (i) explore other proposed “risk-free” rates (“RFRs”); (ii) switch to Bank of England Base Rate; (iii) only offer fixed rates to their corporate borrowers; or (iv) explore other pricing mechanisms.Read more
The carbon free home
Philip Brown, Commercial Property Partner comments on the impact of the Energy White Paper for the house building sector.Read more
Major changes in family law mean separating couples need more support
Developed by our family team, our new 'Parting Ways'...Read more
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