Smooth running of your business with robust agreements that protect you and your customers

Protecting your business and its assets is essential. You will also want to ensure consistency of approach across your whole business at both a corporate and operational level. You may also need support with specific requirements affecting your business sector such as regulatory issues governing financial services, healthcare, or operating an outsourced or franchised business.

Sector-specific support

If you run a business, your primary focus is most likely to be generating income and ensuring that your business runs efficiently. However, in order to help ensure that this is the case you will also need to protect your business against the unexpected.

Not all commercial relationships run smoothly and not everyone will have the same high business standards as you do. To protect your business, you will need to ensure that you have appropriate commercial contracts in place with suppliers, buyers, sellers and any other organisation that you have a financial relationship with.

As a business owner, you will also need to comply with numerous other legal and regulatory requirements. Some apply to all businesses , for example data protection – while others may be specific to your industry, such as financial or health regulations. You may work in a specific business sector such as IT or telecoms where there are unique commercial issues, or your business model may involve franchising or outsourcing.

For many businesses, much of their value is in their individual offerings and as a result you will want to protect the intellectual property and copyright that you own.

Whatever your specific business needs, you will want to ensure that you have the appropriate legal protection to ensure that you are fully protected against all eventualities.

Why Moore Barlow?

No two businesses are the same. Whether you employ five people or 5,000, are on a growth trajectory or content as you are, it is important to seek advice from specialist lawyers who understand your business, both as a whole and at an operational level.

However complex your professional needs, our solicitors can help you improve your efficiency with expertise in every aspect of commercial law. We take time to understand your business and apply specific legal advice to your corporate ambitions.

We have teams of specialists covering every aspect of commercial law. Our expertise covers commercial contracts, IT and telecommunications, IP, copyright, outsourcing, regulatory advice, data protection and GDPR, franchising and licensing.

Whatever your business sector, we can provide dedicated support across the expert teams based in our offices in London, Richmond, Southampton, Guildford, Lymington and Woking.

We can also help with:

  • technology, media and telecoms (TMT)- advice on negotiating/drafting contracts and related areas;
  • intellectual property;
  • agency, distribution and resale arrangements;
  • outsourcing;
  • procurement of goods and services;
  • supply for goods and services;
  • collaboration, research and development agreements, franchising and licensing;
  • e-commerce, online trading and distance selling;
  • data protection and privacy;
  • mergers and acquisitions – commercial law support in due diligence exercises.
Chambers and Partners, 2021 They are a professional and helpful team who have an eye on the goal.
Chambers and Partners, 2021 They offer a consistent service with good commerciality.
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Legal 500, 2021 Moore Barlow are the preferred suppliers of legal support to our cluster of incubating startups. They offer a unique, pain free, can-do solution based service with the client at the heart of the activity. Whenever we have asked, whatever we have asked, Moore Barlow have responded positively, effectively and efficiently delivering what needs to be done when it needs doing. A great team of professionals who are people focused.
Legal 500, 2021 The team are extremely professional , with a personal touch.
Legal 500, 2021 They pay attention to detail, are responsive to ideas, and the clients’ needs are foremost.
Legal 500, 2021 Diverse range of expertise and individuals to suit any requirement. Sensible, commercial approach to the legal profession with a view to achieving objectives, not scoring points!