Corporate and Commercial

We provide advisory and transactional services to national and multinational organizations across a variety of sectors.  Our diverse corporate and commercial law practice encompasses the full range of commercial legal services required by corporate entities and investors. These include:

  • Company Law

    We advise directors, shareholders and in-house legal counsel on a range of company law and corporate finance matters. These include share capital, equity and debt capital, shareholder rights, status of directors, directors’ liabilities and responsibilities and corporate governance.

  • Agency and Franchising

    We advise local and multinational organizations on the key contractual aspects that are relevant to commercial agency, distribution and franchising. These include the licensing of the exploitation of intellectual property rights by the franchisee, restraint of trade and other related restrictions, relationship of the parties and indemnification provisions, business image and operating standards, tax considerations, termination and other relevant matters such as dealer due diligence and contentious proceedings.

  • Insurance

    Our firm offers support to insurance and re-insurance companies on insurance regulation, insurance contract law and regulatory and dispute management aspects of their business. Our experienced team combines a detailed knowledge of the sector and a commercial awareness of the insurance industry and includes specialists from our banking and finance, dispute resolution and employment and pension’s practices. We also advise insurance firms on such matters as claims, professional liability, insurance coverage, environmental liability, policy drafting and product design.

  • Telecommunications

    Our lawyers have a deep understanding of the telecoms sector and offer transactional and advisory services to telecom companies, internet service providers, satellite companies, media companies, government regulatory agencies. We also have extensive knowledge in matters concerning licensing and business issues such as mobile telephone banking, business viability study and due diligence, major network infrastructure deployments, mergers and acquisitions, telecom finance, tax, passive infrastructure transactions and dispute resolution.

  • Technology (ICT)

    We keenly follow changes in Information Technology and the law to give our clients innovative and effective solutions in areas such as: software licensing, intellectual property issues, defamation, infrastructure arrangements, spectrum auctions and e-commerce, and tax issues relevant to the procurement of ICT equipment. We give full service legal advice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, regulatory issues and major commercial contracts with customers and suppliers.