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Commercial Law


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Commercial Law

Whether you are buying or selling goods or services or working collaboratively with other trading organisations, we recognise that your commercial contracts go to the heart of your business and can advise across the up-stream and down-stream parts of your organisation.

The Commercial team at CG have a wealth of experience of providing commercial and pragmatic support for businesses of all sizes to ensure that commercial contract arrangements are properly documented to reflect organisational requirements and appetite for risk.

Why choose CG?

At CG we understand the importance of getting to know you and your business which enables us to work collaboratively with you, as a trusted advisor, to achieve your aim and create effective commercial arrangements that balance strategic, operational and financial goals, whilst managing legal risk. By focussing on client-led output rather than law-firm input, we are reshaping how organisations understand and engage commercial contract support.

Your Commercial Team

We have a team of high quality lawyers and advisors, all experts in their field. We work collaboratively and flexibly, in an engaging and unrivalled working environment which puts our client’s needs first.

Part of your team

We engage with clients on a retained basis to embed ourselves as a key function or process within client organisations. 

Sale and purchase of goods
and services

Drafting and negotiating legal terms of commercial contracts of both customer and suppliers for clients.

Contract review and
risk analysis

Review of existing or prospective contracts to identify key areas of legal risk and advising on approaches to mitigating the impact.

Protection and exploitation

of IP rights

Registering and maintaining registerable IP rights and drafting IP licensing and assignment documentation as well as commercial collaboration and R&D arrangements.

How we can help you

Our Commercial Team covers the key commercial legal areas businesses navigate on a daily basis, including:  

Legal ‘managed service’

Working with clients on a ‘retained’ basis providing contract law advice across their business, from documenting critical supplier arrangements to writing and negotiating key customer contracts, drafting and developing template documentation and everything in between. We pride ourselves on acting as an extension to your business and work flexibly to ensure that you have the advice you need, when you need it.

B2B and B2C Contracts

Advising on specific matters which arise from time-to-time across the whole upstream and downstream business and drafting and negotiating any key contracts which underpin the relevant arrangement. We have sector-expertise across a number of sectors including, logistics, sport and media, fashion and creative industries and manufacturing.

e-Commerce arrangements

Advising in connection with the sale of products and services via online platforms as well as drafting or updating key website compliance documentation such as privacy policies, cookies policies, website terms of use.

IP exploitation and protection

Including non-contentious intellectual property arrangements, worldwide licensing arrangements and advice in relation to the protection and exploitation of IP. 

IT agreements

Advising tech’ businesses in connection with a range of commercial agreements including licensing software, IT service arrangements (including SaaS models) and development agreements. We work closely with businesses of all sizes from start-up/scale-up all the way up to mature, market leading service providers.

General commercial advice

Providing support on a broad range of commercial issues and commercial contracts including in relation to what rights and obligations are applicable under in-flight contracts as well as how to ensure contracts are legally enforceable.

Advertising and marketing and brand support

Advising in connection with exploiting and maximising brand value by ensuring that advertising copy is clear and legal and supporting on ancillary arrangements such as influencer agreements, prize-draw terms and conditions, content licensing and consultant arrangements. 

Data Protection

Including advising on general data protection queries and processing of personal data under commercial contracts. 


Providing bespoke training courses or training videos, delivered online or in person. 

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