One of our fastest growing areas of practice is acting for overseas businesses coming to the UK.
Whether you are establishing a branch office, creating a new subsidiary or purchasing an existing UK company, our expert lawyers can advise on all relevant legal issues, including company formation, acquiring premises, business immigration and UK employment law.
For clients who are trading in the UK from overseas, our services include drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, helping to protect and exploit intellectual property, and dispute resolution including international arbitration.
- Acting for a £200-million pan-European IT distributor in respect of its commercial contracts with its vendors, customers (in the UK, Spain and France) and manufacturers. We also represent them in all IP-related matters, including national and international trademark matters across multiple territories.
- Acting for a US-based architectural, engineering and consultancy firm in relation to its UK operation. Advising on reorganisation, redundancies and defending ET claims.
- Acting for a Middle East not-for-profit governmental organisation by preparing enterprise licence agreements and website terms and conditions.