Commercial

Astute advice that keeps risk at bay and your goals at the forefront.

Freedom to focus on your business

Commercial agreements are essential but can be very time-consuming and complex. We help to relieve the burden of preparing and managing them and ensure they help you to mitigate risk while reflecting the realities of you and your market. This leaves you free to focus on running and growing your business.

Exactly the right support for you

Every business has different needs, so our service is completely flexible. We’ll become an extension of your team and provide support however suits you best. Whether you need help negotiating contract terms for major projects, a sounding board for day-to-day queries or advice on data protection compliance, we’re here for you.

Whatever your business, we can help

We act for a wide variety of clients, from household names to small start-ups, and everyone gets the same attentive support and pragmatic advice. The sectors we cover include technology, manufacturing, retail, leisure and professional services. We also act for charities and public sector organisations such as schools.

Real-world advice from experienced experts

Perhaps you’re introducing new products, suppliers or marketing activities or changing your services. Whatever your plans or challenges, our team has the in-depth knowledge and practical experience to provide the insight and protection you need. The wide array of commercial law matters that we can handle for you includes supply and purchase contracts, data compliance, e-commerce issues, IT agreements and outsourcing.

What areas do we cover?

Commercial contracts

  • Agency
  • Distribution
  • Franchising
  • Outsourcing
  • Supply and manufacturing arrangements
  • Trading terms and conditions – sale and purchase

E-commerce

  • Consumer distance selling rules
  • Marketing regulation
  • Online trading
  • Terms of use
  • Website wording and compliance
  • Website hosting and development agreements

IT

  • Data hosting
  • IT outsourcing and system procurement
  • Maintenance, support and service level agreements
  • Software as a service (SaaS)
  • Software licencing

Data protection

  • Data agreements
  • Data audits and compliance
  • Privacy policies
  • Subject access requests
  • Training

 

For advice you can rely on, contact us today

0300 124 0406
enquiries@schofieldsweeney.co.uk

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