Farrer & Co LLP

Commercial Contracts Department

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What the team is known for Acknowledged for significant sector strength in the arts, sport, media and educational sectors. Noted for acting for an impressive client roster on high-value and strategically significant commercial transactions. Provides advice on both one-off commercial collaborations and agreements relating to long-term trading relationships. Considerably active on transactions requiring significant cross-border co-ordination.

Strengths"They are excellent," reports a client. "They interpret the legal side of things but translate that into commercial guidance as well."

Work highlights Assisted The National Gallery with drafting and loan agreements and commercial licensing arrangements for an overseas loan.

Notable practitioners

Paul Jones
is experienced in handling a range of contract negotiations related to commercial agreements as well as joint ventures and other collaborative arrangements. He is adept at acting for clients across a wide range of sectors including media, cultural and sports among others.
"He’s brilliant - totally unfazed by anything, such a safe pair of hands and he doesn’t miss a trick." "He is great to deal with, very responsive and his client skills are fantastic."