Commercial Law

Our commercial lawyers are committed to the protection and growth of your business. With expertise in drafting and negotiating contracts, and ensuring compliance, we proactively guard against potential risks, ensuring your business operations are secure.

Commercial law

Making sure your business deals are clear from the get-go is important. It helps keep things smooth sailing and avoids any potential misunderstandings down the line. We’re ready to roll up our sleeves and dig into your contracts; ensuring that you’re up to date with all regulations, spotting potential pitfalls, and minimising risks.

We advise on:

  • Agency agreements
  • Collaborations
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Contract hire and leasing agreements
  • Data protection advice
  • Distribution agreements
  • E-commerce, online terms and regulatory advice
  • Collaboration and joint venture agreements

What makes Rubric different?

Feeling left in the dark and unsure of where you are with your business transaction can be stressful. Rubric takes a hands-on approach to eliminate these frustrations.

Proactive communication. From instruction through to completion we will update you regularly and commit to responding to enquiries quickly. You can enjoy having peace of mind knowing when your next update is due. Read more about our communication charter here.

Transparent price structure. This will be clearly discussed before any work is started, so you won’t be left with any surprises at the end.

We’re all about keeping to our timeline. With our seasoned experience and efficient processes, we make sure everything runs smoothly and on time.

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Commercial law, often referred to as business law, governs the rights, relations, and conduct of businesses. It covers areas such as contracts, agency, sales, and other matters affecting business operations.

A commercial contract is an agreement between two parties where they outline their commitments and obligations to each other, often related to buying, selling, or trading goods and services. It’s a written document that helps ensure both sides know what’s expected and provides protection if one party doesn’t hold up their end of the deal.

Commercial lawyers help draft, review, and negotiate contracts, advise on compliance with laws, and represent businesses in legal disputes, ensuring their clients’ best interests are protected.

A good commercial lawyer excels in organising projects, understands commercial law, grasps both small and big details, makes sound decisions, communicates clearly, knows their client’s objectives, and responds quickly.

Understanding data protection and privacy laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is crucial for any business handling personal data. These laws mandate specific measures for the security of data and rights of individuals regarding their personal information, and outline penalties for non-compliance. It’s essential to ensure that your business practices align with UK data and privacy regulations to avoid legal issues.

Businesses can face various legal liabilities, such as contractual issues from failing to meet agreements with partners or clients, which might lead to disputes or damages.

Regulatory non-compliance in areas like employment, health and safety, or data protection can result in fines and legal action.

Tort liability could arise if business activities inadvertently cause harm to others, leading to negligence claims. Intellectual property rights must also be respected to avoid infringement claims. 

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