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Commercial law solicitors

Our commercial lawyers offer specialised legal support customised to meet your business's evolving needs. Our team is committed to ensuring your business runs smoothly and thrives in today's competitive environment.

Get in touch or call us on 0800 0131165

Commercial lawyers

Our commercial lawyers provide comprehensive legal support tailored to your business's dynamic needs. With expertise in delivering precise legal advice, drafting essential documents, and streamlining processes, our team ensures your business operates smoothly and efficiently. From negotiating contracts and managing compliance to handling disputes and safeguarding intellectual property, we are dedicated to protecting your interests and facilitating growth. Trust our commercial lawyers to provide the strategic guidance and practical solutions necessary for your business to thrive in today’s competitive marketplace.

Recent successes for the commercial team include:

  • major supermarket - an outsourced supplier renewing a service provision agreement
  • chain of casinos - acted for the service provider in negotiating the agreement for the production and distribution of online and print marketing materials
  • national professional body to outsource its accounting and finance function

The Legal 500 said ‘Tees Law has true professionals from the start to finish with absolute knowledge of every eventuality. The commercial team has excellent attention to detail with a fast turnaround.' 

Our commercial law services include:

  • Commercial contracts – our specialist contract lawyers review, draft, and negotiate these documents, which are vital for protecting your interests
  • Agency, distribution & franchising - distribution agreements, agency agreements, licensing agreements and franchise agreements.
  • Outsourcing contracts – drafting contracts to cover your relationship with your suppliers, covering quality standards, price, staffing levels and exit strategy
  • IT contracts – negotiating IT contracts for clarity on service levels, scope of projects, costs, deadlines and ownership of the end product
  • Joint ventures and collaborations - help set up legal structures for working with others, from informal partnerships to full joint ventures
  • Supply chain and logistics - legal solutions focused on helping you win business and reduce costs whilst mitigating risk

Read our case studies here

Call our specialist solicitors on 0808 231 1320

What to do next

If you want to find out more, speak with one of our corporate legal team.  

Our specialist lawyers are based in:

  •     Cambridgeshire: Cambridge
  •     Essex: Brentwood, Chelmsford, and Saffron Walden
  •     Hertfordshire: Bishop's Stortford and Royston 

But we can help you wherever you are in England and Wales. 

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Legal 500 UK 2024

'The team was attentive to our needs, and knowledgeable in many areas that affected a business partner buyout, where complications required a multi-legal departmental approach. All worked well in delivering a successful result'

Legal 500 UK 2024

'Lucy Folley is outstanding. She is extremely knowledgeable and diligent'

Legal 500 UK 2024

'Corporate law partner Lucy Folley has made a great effort to understand our business and has consequently been well equipped to guide us as clients through what we would perceive as complex transactions. The relationship has been built up and strengthened over several years'

Legal 500 UK 2023

'We have been impressed by their understanding of our business needs within the commercial environment'


'Excitech have been advised by Lucy and her team for almost 20 years. We’ve confidently navigated a multitude of complex events and transactions in our corporate life with their support, including acquisitions, property sales/purchases, demergers, employee-related matters and, ultimately, the sale of the business. We have benefitted from their extensive knowledge in both tax and legal matters, with their expertise shared in a balanced and pragmatic manner. This approach has proven invaluable when negotiating with third parties, enabling deals to be closed and the interests of the company and shareholders protected. Their dedication and commitment to helping the board and shareholders achieve their goals is second to none'

Excitech - Peter

'Lucy is a standout professional; expert in her field, commercially aware, empathetic to business and individual pressures….and a pleasure to work with. She’s absolutely one of our team'

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘Lucy Folley has been handling commercial matters for our business for a number of years. Lucy has always shown a good understanding of the matters being dealt with and the requirements of the business‘.

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘My main contact within the organisation is Lucy Folley. She has provided legal assistance to me in a number of issues and has done so at a very high professional level‘.

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘Excellent understanding of the business and its needs‘.

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘Baljeet Kaur was always available to support me; . I felt she really understood what I was trying to achieve and effectively guided me through the process to offer maximum protection in the final draft of legal contracts.‘

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘Baljeet Kaur is efficient, friendly, courteous, communicative and, above all, clearly providing advice in a client’s best interest – keen to ensure every detail is taken care of, yet pragmatic and aware that matters ultimately will need resolution to all parties satisfaction‘.

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘The strengths are in communication and teamwork. Contact is prompt and regular, with the team gelling so that all relevant parties can deal with the case at a moment’s notice.‘

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘I have always received a professional service from all of the team, they communicate very well and are very good with providing impartial advice"

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘I found the practice to be very effective and professional and I did feel that I was dealing with a highly professional company and team of individuals. I felt that the costs were transparent and that you offered fantastic advice before I even instructed your firm on this project. I used Tees Law for a range of legal matters and I always felt there was a relevant professional available to speak to me.‘
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