Avoiding damaging commercial contract disputes

‘We steer clear of legal jargon – making sure your contracts reflect your needs without unnecessary complexities’

Surprisingly, 70% of UK companies experience damaging commercial contract disputes at some time. Getting your contracts right from the start is the best way to avoid these type of problems later. We take the time to understand your needs, so we can focus on the contractual issues that genuinely affect your business.

The right advice from a Royds Withy King commercial contract solicitor

By choosing a Royds Withy King commercial contract solicitor you’ll benefit from years of experience. We’ve advised a wide range of business owners and company directors on contractual issues that affect the future of their organisation. There are a number of ways we can help, including:

  • Fixed price review
    As your business develops, contracts with suppliers and customers may become outdated – exposing you to commercial contract disputes. As new legislation might also affect you, a periodic fixed price review of your business contracts could be well worth while.
  • New ventures
    If you’re setting up a new business venture or expanding an existing one, getting your contracts right can play a critical part. We’ll take you through each step of the process and make sure you understand all the documentation you need.

Our credentials

“What the team is known for: Acts for a range of clients including large owner-managed businesses and public listed companies in corporate reorganisations, sales and a variety of other corporate and private equity backed transactions. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “The firm has carved out a unique position in its local markets by providing a truly client-focused service, giving clients direct access to experienced professionals and at a reasonable cost.” “Everyone we deal with at Royds Withy King is very approachable and friendly, and we are very happy that they make sure to take the trouble to fully understand our objectives.” Work highlights: Advised the owners and shareholders of Prob-Solve Group on the sale of the company to Exquip Network Services. Acted for Socomec SA on the £22 million merger of the group’s UK subsidiaries Socomec and Socomec Sicon. Notable practitioners: Katharine Mortimer (Band 3) focuses her practice on MBOs and restructuring matters for clients in the healthcare sector. Clients describe her as “detail-conscious and meticulous in her approach to transactions, with a thorough understanding of corporate law principles.”” Chambers 2017 South West

“Associate Rishi Ladwa (Associate to watch) of Royds Withy King has “a commercial and corporate knowledge and personable approach that makes him a pleasure to deal with,” according to clients. He is known for his strong corporate transactional practice.” Chambers 2017 Thames Valley

“Clients of Royds Withy King praise its ‘effective, one-team approach’, ‘understanding of client’s requirements and objectives’, and ‘tailored solutions’. David Cavaliero leads the team, which acts for owner-managed businesses, and public and private equity owned companies. It is particularly strong in handling transactions between £2m and £15m.” Legal 500 2016 South West

Contact us to find out how we can provide tailored advice to help you avoid commercial contracts disputes. Call 0800 923 2075 or email corporate.enquiries@roydswithyking.com.

For the past three years or more we have worked with Royds Withy King on a wide variety of complicated and very demanding commercial and personal legal matters. At all times the advice given has been reassuring, practical and effective, enabling us to pass each hurdle with confidence.
James Robson, Director, Powerful Allies Ltd

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