Commercial

Our Commercial Team advises companies of varying sizes – from entrepreneurial start-ups to major international organisations – with their on-going business needs, helping them achieve their commercial goals.

We aim to inject value into your business and focus on finding solutions rather than problems. We invest time to understand what you want to achieve and then apply our expertise and experience to make you succeed.  Many of our lawyers have worked in-house, on secondment, or have previous industry expertise which means we understand the challenges you face and work with you to deliver practical, timely solutions.

We provide specialist advice that helps our clients to maximise their opportunities whilst minimising their risks, and we work closely with colleagues in other practice areas to provide a complete solution to our clients’ requirements.

Specialisms
  • Commercial Contracts 
  • Information Law
  • Outsourcing
  • IP strategy and registration and enforcement services
  • Licensing and assignment of rights (domestic and overseas)
  • Research and development agreements
  • Co-existence agreements
  • Product design and liability
  • Supply chain agreements
  • Agency
  • Distribution
  • Multiparty collaborations
  • Procuring computing and telecommunications services and infrastructure
  • Exploitation and protection of emerging technologies
  • Management of data
  • Information rights
  • Internet and social media.
Recent Transactions

Advising Sensus USA Inc on its joint bid with Arqiva for the roll out of smart metering services across the UK.

Advising NYnet (a subsidiary of North Yorkshire County Council) on its circa £26m high speed broadband infrastructure project, one of four national BDUK pathfinder projects.

Advising Penhaligon's on Worldwide trademark portfolio management including watching, clearance, filing and prosecution of brand infringement and corporate re-organisation.

Providing ongoing data protection and information security advice to the Post Office Limited.

Ashfords LLP’s lawyers are commended for their ‘entrepreneurial, commercial thinking and flexibility’.
Legal 500