About Commercial Law

As a commercial lawyer, you have to cover a lot of ground. Today, you might be drawing up agreements for suppliers. Tomorrow, you might be dealing with a query on intellectual property. When you're wearing so many hats, sometimes the real challenge is simply knowing where to start. Whatever the challenge, LexisPSL Commercial is the only place you need to look. You'll find clear, concise practice notes that not only explain the legal principles, but include practical tips on how to apply them in real life - with direct links to the relevant legislation, case law, commentary, forms and precedents you'll need. And because an increasing number of our forms and precedents are being automated, with LexisSmart, you can draft a contract or generate a whole suite of documents just by filling in one questionnaire. Plus, you'll get regular news updates and analysis, to help you keep an eye on what's happening in the law and the market.

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Contract main topic

This content covers the key events in the contract lifecycle providing guidance and associated clauses to assist with contract formation, interpretation and management.

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Contract: clause bank

Practical checklists, example precedent clauses and Practice Notes for use in the negotiation, drafting and execution of commercial agreements. Detailed guidance on execution formalities for deeds and contracts for different entities including companies, partnerships, LLPs and overseas companies and guidance on execution under Scots law.

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Supply contracts topic

Supply of goods and services is a staple area of commercial law practice. Practice Notes help customers navigate the impact of various legislation in this area plus precedents with thorough drafting notes for various supply arrangements.

About Commercial Law

So you can be confident you're giving your clients accurate, up-to-date advice (even when you're out of your comfort zone). And with less time spent drafting and researching, you'll have more time to spend doing the work your clients really value.

Latest Commercial News

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Released unlawful means conspiracy claims struck out because of the terms of parties’ settlement agreement (Maranello Rosso Ltd v Lohomij BV and others)

Dispute Resolution analysis: A range of claims based on dishonesty and deliberate breach of duty have been struck out on the basis that they fell...

16 September 2021
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Commercial weekly highlights—16 September 2021

This week's edition of Commercial weekly highlights includes: news of the Court of Justice ruling in The Software Incubator Ltd v Computer Associates...

16 September 2021
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Managing Franchisee Debt—update on new insolvency laws and tips for minimising franchisor financial exposure

Commercial Law analysis: Partner at Fieldfisher, Gordon Drakes, considers the implications of section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986)....

16 September 2021
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Court of Justice confirms downloaded software with perpetual licence is ‘sale’ of ‘goods’ under the Commercial Agents Directive (The Software Incubator Ltd v Computer Associates UK Ltd)

TMT analysis: The Court of Justice has ruled that the electronic supply of computer software, licensed for an unlimited period in return for payment...

16 September 2021
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) PPE, CE conformity and the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (Local Boy’z Ltd v Malu NV)

Commercial analysis: This case concerned the sale of two types of Chinese-manufactured facemasks by a Belgian defendant to a UK-based claimant. The...

15 September 2021

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