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.


We’ll help make sure your contracts are watertight. We cover the key considerations when creating a contract, with guidance, associated clauses to help form the contract, interpretation, and management.

Contract clause bank

Pick from our contract resources. Practical checklists, example precedent clauses/Practice Notes for negotiations, drafting and execution of commercial agreements. Plus deed and contract guidance for different entities.

Supply contracts

Supply of goods and services is a staple of commercial law. Practice Notes help you navigate the impact of various legislation in this area. As well as thorough drafting precedents notes for various supply arrangements.

Legal principles

Whatever the challenge, get clear, concise practice notes explaining the legal principles. Plus practical tips to apply them in real life, with direct links to legislation, case law, commentary, forms and precedents.

Associated legal terms