Our trusted team covers all aspects of commercial law to ensure your business continues to move forward smoothly and securely

Commercial law is at the heart of the service Underwood & Co has offered to a wide range of businesses over the decades.

Operating a commercial organisation is a complicated challenge that involves a host of legal processes. Whether you require assistance with the day-to-day running of a business, or with long-term strategic elements, you will find a deep wealth of expertise within our dedicated and expert teams.

Our commercial clients operate in a broad variety of industries and cover the full spectrum of business types. Whether you are a multi-national or a start-up, a local retailer or an SME, our flexible and insightful colleagues will be able to collaborate with you to deliver successful legal outcomes.

The areas that our commercial teams cover include:

  • Agency agreements
  • Computer software and hardware agreements
  • Franchising
  • Guarantees
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Intellectual property
  • Licensing agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Professional appointments (including large procurement
  • Sale of goods/services
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Terms and conditions of trading

Intellectual property is an area where we have extensive expertise. The law here covers a wide range of considerations including your branding, artwork and designs and any proprietary materials you create.

At Underwood & Co, we are proud of the reputation we have built as a trusted partner to a host of businesses of all shapes and sizes, and of our ability to cope with issues arising in any area of commercial law.


Some examples of our Commercial experience

  • Drafting a bespoke property management agreement for a niche property management company.
  • Advising the owner of a £50 million property in negotiating a property management agreement.
  • Advising an agent and assisting with the negotiation of a deed of termination for a property where the client was not meeting its contractual obligations.
  • The firm advised several professional services firms on conversion from partnership to LLP status.
  • Advising a global professional services firm on various aspects and revisions to their LLP agreements.