Commercial Contracts

Very few things define the success of a business more than its commercial agreements. Clarke Jeffers have specialised in corporate and commercial law for upwards of 30 years. We understand the importance of speed and efficiency to our client.  Our business minded approach combine with decades of experience has seen our Managing Partner; Victor Clarke win the International Advisory Award for Commercial Law (2020).  Victor and his team advise business at all levels from start-ups, to SME to international brands on all forms of commercial contracts and agreements.

Ensuring that your business can rely on its commercial agreements is critical to not only maintaining success but preventing problems.  In addition, a business needs confidence that it can rely on its terms and conditions, whether it is for the sale of goods, provision of services or any other form of interaction with customers, clients, or other business.

Let our experience and decades of experience guide your business in building solid foundations.

Well drafted and secure agreements bring more than value to a business. They bring peace of mind.”

-Victor Clarke, Managing Partner.

We advise clients in the following areas:

  • Shareholder Agreements

  • Partnership Agreements

  • Joint venture agreements

  • Investment agreements

  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements

  • Agency and distribution agreements

  • Licence agreements

  • Consultancy and services agreements

  • Put & Call option agreements

  • General commercial agreements


View our frequently asked questions.

Commercial contracts underpin business relationships. In order to provide both peace of mind and security for your business position then your commercial contracts need to be reliable and function as exactly intended.

Two things are extremely important. Firstly, that your Solicitors possess strong Commercial Law knowledge and secondly that they possess experience in the area.

Despite what people might say, and subject to some limited exceptions, commercial contracts do not necessarily need to be in writing to be enforceable. If you have any doubt, then you should seek immediate legal advice.

A number of things including it being understandable and unambiguous. It should encapsulate all of the relevant commercial terms between the parties and leave no “grey areas”.


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