Contract and Commercial Law


From standardized commercial sales processes to complex joint venturing and selective distribution models, we can help you navigate the key legal requirements for a smoothly functioning, compliant business with streamlined processes to enhance customer experience and accelerate revenue.

Our partners advise clients on a broad range of contractual issues, including rectification, trade practices, failure of consideration, lack of authority, illegality, failure to comply with strict legislative requirements, and damages for breach. Moreover, they advise commercial clients on business start-ups, joint ventures and partnerships, distributions and agency, franchising, advertising, and marketing, terms and conditions, and commercial contract law Company and business mergers, acquisitions and sales, restructures and amalgamations, banking and debt financing.

We are unique in having an international commercial law group which delivers on all the contracting legal areas that business and public bodies need to accomplish their commercial objectives. ESK members in our multi-jurisdictional legal team get to the heart of your business relations, routinely dealing with cross-sector issues of both private law and public law.

Our team of relationship lawyers focuses on the commercial reality that matters to ensure that your contracts deliver the value and benefits you need. We anticipate issues your team may not have considered. This allows us to be cost-effective and insightful, In addition, with our contract process review program we can help you put in place systems that address not only major high profile relationships but also ‘business as usual’ relationships.


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Our team is composed of highly skilled and versatile lawyers who combine practical experience and academic knowledge of their field. Most of our practitioners have worked in different professional environments, often outside their home jurisdiction.