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
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
Westbury Homes Limited
Westbury Homes is part of the Persimmon PLC group of companies, a leading national housebuilder company. Westbury instructed Clarke Willmott...Read more
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Conflicts Analyst – Bristol
This is an analyst level role working in a...Read more
Lead Billing Assistant – Bristol
A large project is currently underway to replace the...Read more
Small business suppliers: Dealing with the financial stress of coronavirus?
A number of temporary changes, designed to protect struggling businesses from insolvency during the coronavirus pandemic, were introduced by Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA) as well as various permanent changes.Read more
Surrogacy and fertility law
Fertility law has not evolved at the same rate as assisted reproduction technologies. We look at the need for judges to be creative in how they apply legislation.Read more
Child maintenance payments
Sarah Wood-Heath looks at what happens if you can’t...Read more
Telecoms: Important New Code case relating to residential rooftop
In CTIL -v- L&Q  the Tribunal was asked to determine the terms (including the consideration) to impose a new telecoms code agreement for a rooftop site of a residential block in London.Read more
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