Disputes | Commercial Agency

We are a leading firm in the field of Commercial Agency (sometimes called Sales Agency).

We have substantial experience in acting for and advising principals, agents and distributors in relation to: 

  • the suitability or otherwise of particular structures
  • the preparation and negotiation of terms of agreements
  • competition law issues
  • trade marks and other intellectual property rights
  • tax issues
  • termination of agency and distributorship agreements
  • cross-border issues which can arise in putting in place, managing and terminating agency and distribution arrangements
  • claims and disputes including:
    • enforcing an obligation to supply
    • failure to give contracted notice to terminate
    • non-payment
    • claims arising on termination
    • other breaches of contract
    • claims based on competition law
    • the insolvency of one or more of the parties
    • questions of good faith

We have particular expertise in advising on commercial agency agreements.


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