Partners Stephen Morrall and Jonathan Godwin-Austen are today, 21 February 2019, speaking at the 11th edition of The LAPADA Conference at the House of Lords. A unique proposition in the UK’s art and antiques trade, the annual LAPADA Conference is the most prominent industry forum of its kind. Over the last decade, the conference has…
Contracts provide the legal framework for any agreed commercial activity between two or more parties. They should be clearly drafted, reflect reality and strike a reasonable balance between the commercial interests of the parties.
Businesses carrying on repetitive trades need standard conditions of busines which define and limit the liability of the business, and provide a safety net if things go wrong. Joint Venture Agreements are used to regulate the contributions, rights and obligations of the parties engaging in a joint commercial enterprise with others, where that enterprise is not incorporated.
Typical examples of other contracts we draft include:-
- Agency and distribution agreements
- Management agreements
- Consultancy contracts
- Success fee agreements
- Building contracts
- Framework agreements
- Licensing agreements