Commercial & economic law

Each and every day businesses enter into commercial contracts and transactions. Prior to starting up a business, it is recommended to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid disputes.

 

Our dedicated team has the necessary expertise to take your mind off the legal issues when operating your business.

 

The main task of a lawyer is to avoid subsequent discussions. This is exactly why business transactions should always be founded on proper contracts. We have all required knowledge to offer tailor-made contracts to our clients.

 

In business it is of utmost importance to include general terms and conditions. We take care of drafting your company’s terms and conditions, as well as all other contractual documentation.

 

Unfortunately, legal proceedings cannot always be avoided. In these cases you can rely on our team of lawyers to assist and represent you both in and outside court.

Services

Agreements

Our team provides advice and assistance in drafting, negotiating and concluding all types of contracts:

  • concessionary agreements
  • credit and loan agreements
  • sale contracts
  • leasing
  • franchising
  • distribution agreements
  • contracts of pledge
  • services and management agreements
  • contracts of guarantee
  • licensing and royalty agreements
  • non-disclosure agreements
  • declarations of intent
  • settlements
  • agency agreements
  • powers of attorney
  • commercial leases

Competition law

Competition law is increasingly putting pressure on European companies. Competition law has influence on all aspects of trade, from the conclusion of agreements to cross-border trade operations. Our lawyers have acquired an excellent knowledge on both national and international competition law. We offer full service solutions, tailored to fit the needs of our clients.

Consumer law

Consumer law is an area of law that regulates trade practices and consumer protection. Both the European and the national legislator have conferred significant rights to consumers. Our lawyers advise both consumers and merchants on their respective rights and represent their interests both in and outside court.

General terms and conditions for invoicing and sales

We assist our clients in drafting their general terms and conditions for sales and invoicing and with any legal proceedings relating hereto.

Goodwill

The acquisition or transfer of the goodwill of a business is an everyday practice. Our dedicated team has a large experience in preparing and reviewing agreements on the transfer of a business’ goodwill. We assist you during your negotiations on the acquisition or transfer of these asset deals.

Late payments and collections

Our team assists you in recovering all unpaid claims and invoices. We strive to resolve disputes in the most efficient way, whether it be through amicable recovery, formal notice or - if necessary - writ of summons or litigation.

Transport law

The transport of goods is a vital aspect of economic activity. Unfortunately transport agreements are often a matter for discussion between the sender, the carrier and the consignee. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you with the utmost care. We help you prepare and negotiate your contracts of carriage. If disputes arise, our lawyers assist you in finding an amicable or legal settlement.

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