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Fox Williams LLP

Commercial Contracts

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What the team is known for

Significant experience in the negotiation, management and termination of commercial agreements, especially in the fashion industry. Exhibits considerable ability in supply, distribution and agency agreements. Strong expertise within the retail, manufacturing and hospitality sectors. Notable experience in handling matters with complex cross-border aspects.

Strengths

Clients value the team for its ability to "provide valuable strategic negotiating insight."

Another notes: "They have taken the time to explain things clearly to us and have always been very responsive."

Work highlights

Advised James Johnston & Company of Elgin on the extension of an existing distribution agreement with a Chinese distributor.

Notable practitioners

Stephen Sidkin is noted for his expertise in handling retail licensing and agency agreements. He has a wealth of experience advising clients on cross-border matters.
"He is meticulous, with an amazing brain." "He is knowledgeable, provides understanding from both a legal and commercial perspective, and is able to explain things in layman's terms."

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Overview

We help businesses in the UK and throughout the world achieve their commercial law objectives by advising them on their contracts. We provide legal advice in respect of the transactions and commercial relationships which are central to businesses’ trading activities and strategic plans.

We provide commercial answers to legal issues – determining the issues which affect our clients’ commercial operations, identifying the different courses open to our clients, and providing our recommendations as to the best way forward given the circumstances, timescale and resources available to our clients. 

Accordingly, we draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts of all kinds as well as standard terms and conditions, and we help our clients to exit agreements which they wish to leave.

Our clients include UK and international multi-nationals, household names, small and medium sized businesses, and entrepreneurs as well as trade associations.

Members

Sidkin, Stephen (Head of Department)

Commercial Contracts

Fox Williams LLP

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Location

10 Finsbury Square

London

Greater London

UK

EC2A 1AF

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Commercial Contracts


Stephen Sidkin
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