Commercial Agent regulations
We have particular expertise in advising both agents and principals on claims under the Commercial Agents Regulations.
The Legal 500 publication (2017 edition) describes practice head Charles Abraham as “an excellent strategist”, who is “noted for his expertise in commercial agent regulations; he acts for local clients and international corporates”.
Chambers UK (2017 edition) states “Charles Abraham of LCF Law enjoys a strong reputation in the local market. He routinely handles matters relating to the financial services and also Commercial Agents Regulations. One source says: “He converts his intelligence into commercial awareness, and that is incredibly valuable.”
Our lawyers have advised a number of PLCs on these issues, including on a programme which resulted in the termination of several hundred agency agreements. Our experience means that we can give you the inside track on how to manage the issues and avoid the numerous pitfalls.
We regularly provide advice on the applicability of the Regulations; the rights, duties and obligations arising under the Regulations; termination rights; entitlement to commission, compensation or indemnity payments; appropriate valuations of the agency business.
We can help you with all matters connected with the Regulations.
Commercial agents and commercial agency agreements, Performance of contract disputes, Commercial agent’s remuneration, Termination of the commercial agency contract, Calculation of termination payments, Competition law disputes