Commercial law specialists

We provide practical, commercial advice and assistance on a wide range of commercial operations.

Commercial Law

Expertise in Spanish Commercial Law and the business and legal environment in Spain.

Our clients come to us not just for legal advice but for sound commercial judgement.

Our experience of the Spanish business and legal environment is invaluable when adapting to local business practices and enhances efficient risk management by foreign businesses trading in Spain.

Commercial services

We provide practical, commercial advice and assistance in the following areas of Commercial Law:

  • Distribution and supply agreements
  • Sale of goods and services
  • Agency and franchising
  • Standard terms and conditions of supply of goods and services
  • Joint ventures, co-operation agreements and strategic partnerships
  • Technology transfers and licensing
  • Outsourcing
  • R&D, collaboration and exploitation agreements
  • Consumer law
  • Product Liability
  • Competition law, antitrust and unfair competition (both national and EC)
  • Taxation

International contracts for use in Spain

Our Commercial Law team advises on international contracts for use in Spain. We advise on Spanish law where this is the governing law of the contact, or is invoked by mandatory provisions of local law, or where performance, security or enforcement is in Spain.

Our expertise and experience of English and Spanish law and the interface between the two sytems, is crucial in cross-border international commercial transactions.

Commercial Law Experience:

  • Advising Bakels Group, a Swiss-based bakery ingredients manufacturer, on drawing up its distribution agreement for use in Spain
  • Advising Italian industrial machinery manufacturer, ACMA Spa, on sales contracts of packaging machinery to Procter & Gamble, Robert McBride and others under IET MF1 contract and Terms, Conditions And Instructions For Major Capital Purchase contracts.
  • Advising machinery foundation specialist, Alphatec Engineering, on supply and licensing agreements and a range of other commercial agreements including joint ventures, transfer of technology and plant construction and operation/manufacturing.
  • Advising British manufacturer, Alumasc/Gatic, on its distribution agreement with Spanish partner and on a range of commercial issues, including cross-company guarantees, contract terms and conditions and supply and installation agreements with OHL for slotdrain surface water drainage system for Barcelona Airport
  • Advising New Zealand manufacturer of electric fence systems, Gallagher Group, on licensed manufacturing agreement with its Spanish channel partner, Cegasa, as well as other commercial agreements incuding settlement and payment of royalties
  • Advising Systems Engineering & Assessment Ltd on a commercial agreement to represent Indra Sistemas in the UK on a bid for ticketing equipment on the Glasgow Underground run by SPT and other projects.
  • Assist New Zealand tourism photography company, Magic Memories, with supply of services contract with Futbol Club Barcelona for provision of souvenir photobooks and associated souvenir networking and communications products.
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